Antarctica records what may have been its hottest day ever

April 1, 2015 by  
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While the northeastern U.S. was deluged with snow over the past few months, much of the world was experiencing some remarkably balmy temperatures . Now, the coldest place on Earth—Antarctica—has registered what might just be the highest temperatures ever for the continent . On March 24, daytime temperatures at Antarctica’s Esperanza research station soared to 63.5°F (17.5°C), and if this temperature is confirmed by the World Meteorological Organization, it may set an alarming new record. Read the rest of Antarctica records what may have been its hottest day ever Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: antarctica , Argentina , Climate Change , esperanza , global warming , ice sheets , marambio , sea level rise , temperature record , weather reading , world meterological organization

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EXPO 2015 ENEL Pavilion is a virtual LED forest that visualizes the smart energy grid

April 1, 2015 by  
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Polar Umbrella: Self-Sustaining Metropolis Rebuilds Ice Sheets as It Navigates Polar Waters

March 13, 2013 by  
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Read the rest of Polar Umbrella: Self-Sustaining Metropolis Rebuilds Ice Sheets as It Navigates Polar Waters Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: evolo 2013 skyscraper competition , evolo skyscraper competition , global warming , ice caps melting , ice sheets , osmotic technology , polar floating canopy , Polar Umbrella eVolo Competition , Polar Umbrella Skyscraper , renewable energy sources , sea level rise , Solar Power , umbrella-shaped canopy

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New Map of Sea Level Rise Projections Highlights World’s Most At-Risk Cities

February 8, 2013 by  
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Skynavin / Shutterstock.com A new map of global sea level rise projections highlights the cities that are expected to experience the highest of rising tides by 2100. The map , put together by Mahe Perrette of the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research in Germany, lists Sydney, Tokyo and Buenos Aires among the most threatened cities. Read the rest of New Map of Sea Level Rise Projections Highlights World’s Most At-Risk Cities Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: antarctica ice , Climate Change , climate change research , global sea level rise map , global warming , ice sheets , melting ice , Perrette sea level map , Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research , sea level rise NYC , sea level rise predictions

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Pretty Cornege-Preston House is a Passive Solar Sink in New Zealand

February 8, 2013 by  
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China Introduces New Fuel Emissions Standards in Wake of Record-Breaking Smog

February 8, 2013 by  
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Record-breaking pollution in Beijing and environmental problems across China have forced the government to issue a timetable for oil companies to meet new standards for cleaner fuel. The laws focus on automobile diesel, as vehicle emissions become an increasing concern in China as car ownership increases rapidly. Read the rest of China Introduces New Fuel Emissions Standards in Wake of Record-Breaking Smog Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: air , air pollution china , air quality Beijing , c lean fuel China , China environmental destruction , China fuel standards , China toxic emissions , fuel sulfur , General Administration of Quality Supervision China , oil companies , record-breaking smog levels Beijing , toxic emissions

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