Global Sea Level Rise by Century

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Global Sea Level Rise by Century

  • Published: Feb 23rd, 2016

A new report constructs a sea level timeline going way back. Hard to miss the human influence in the 20th century.

Natural & Human-caused Coastal Flood Days in the U.S.

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Natural & Human-caused Coastal Flood Days in the U.S.

  • Published: Feb 23rd, 2016

New analysis looks at the human-caused influence on the number of coastal flood days for various locations across the U.S.

Why 2015 Will Be the Hottest Year on Record

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Why 2015 Will Be the Hottest Year on Record

  • Published: Nov 24th, 2015

Increasing greenhouse gases are the overwhelming reason why 2015 will be the hottest year on record.

Extreme Weather Trends: What We Know

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Extreme Weather Trends: What We Know

  • Published: Apr 29th, 2015

What scientists know well, and what's left to learn, about extreme weather and climate change.

How Different Modes of Transportation Stack Up

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How Different Modes of Transportation Stack Up

  • Published: Nov 25th, 2014

Transportation accounts for 28 percent of Americans’ overall greenhouse gas emissions. Here's a look at how various modes stack up.

Interactive: Small Modular Reactors - Safe and Cheaper?

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Interactive: Small Modular Reactors - Safe and Cheaper?

  • Published: Apr 24th, 2011

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.

Proposed Carbon Capture and Sequestration in Linden, NJ

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Proposed Carbon Capture and Sequestration in Linden, NJ

  • Published: Dec 29th, 2009

The CCS project proposed for Linden, NJ will use a process called gasification to convert coal into hydrogen.

CO2 Storage Areas

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CO2 Storage Areas

  • Published: May 19th, 2009

The United States has many areas, shown in pink, where geological formations are likely to be suitable for long-term carbon dioxide storage.