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Today’s Emissions, Tomorrow’s Warming

Today’s Emissions, Tomorrow’s Warming

An examination of how high temperatures throughout the year are projected to rise by the end of the century under two different emissions scenarios.

Rising Ocean Temperatures Can Kill Corals

Rising Ocean Temperatures Can Kill Corals

Higher levels of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere lead to a more acidic ocean.

2016 Temperatures Already Pushing COP21 Limits

2016 Temperatures Already Pushing COP21 Limits

If the first three months of 2016 are any indication, meeting the 1.5°C challenge will be increasingly difficult.

State-level Preparedness Report Cards

State-level Preparedness Report Cards

The first-ever national analysis of state level preparedness for climate-driven, weather-related threats in all 50 states.

Interactive: Small Modular Reactors - Safe and Cheaper?

Interactive: Small Modular Reactors - Safe and Cheaper?

For decades, some nuclear engineers have been pushing an alternate technology that they claim could address all the concerns of conventional nuclear reactors. Called Small Modular Reactors (SMRs), these plants,would be inherently cheaper to build and safer to operate than conventional plants.

Geoengineering Methods

Geoengineering Methods

From snatching carbon dioxide (CO2) out of the air like trees do, to launching giant mirrors into space, scientists are researching a wide variety of technologies to artificially slow global warming.

Carbon Capture and Sequestration off the NJ Coast

Carbon Capture and Sequestration off the NJ Coast

A demonstration of the process of carbon capture and sequestration for the proposed PurGen plant in Linden, NJ.

CO2 Injection

CO2 Injection

CO2 captured from coal-fired electric power plants may be injected for storage into porous layers of rock and sand deep underground.