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  • Keeping an Eye on National Radiation

    Untitled Document The software and environment specialist TechniData modernises the radioactivity monitoring network in Ireland. The new monitoring network for the Radiological Protection Institute of Ireland ...


  • New climatology on clouds and radiation from weather satellite data

    The properties and distribution of clouds around the globe are important to climate research. There is now a 28-year compilation of clouds and radiation – a cloud climatology – based on data from polar satellites. The Earth’s climate is largely determined by incoming solar radiation. Clouds help to reflect some of the radiation away. “Roughly 30 per cent of the ...

  • Solar cycle not to blame for warming

    European scientists have dug deep to dismiss once again the old argument that climate change might be a consequence of solar radiation rather than atmospheric chemistry. The world is warming, they confirm, because more greenhouse gases are getting into the atmosphere, and the changes in the solar cycle are not a significant ...


    By Climate News Network

  • Analyzing Solar Power Technologies

    Analyzing Solar Power Technologies  Solar Power Technologies Market  The solar PV market has been booming over the last years and is forecasted to confirm this ...


  • New figures on the impact of aviation on global climate change

    The contribution of aviation to climate change is increasing. A recent study uses radiative forcing (RF) to quantify and update values on the impact of aviation on the climate. It reveals an increase in total aviation RF of 14 per cent over the period 2000-2005. Radiative forcing (RF) is a measure of the imbalance between incoming solar radiation and outgoing infrared radiation at the surface of ...

  • What can we do about global warming?

    Science suggests that to mitigate the human contribution to global warming, we should reduce carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gas emissions. Because some additional warming is inevitable-even if we achieve significant greenhouse gas reductions quickly-we should make plans to adapt to coming climate change. If we are unable to control emissions and/or adapt to unavoidable changes quickly ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Future SI standard for solar irradiance delivered to Switzerland

    Scientists from the National Physical Laboratory (NPL) have installed a Cryogenic Solar Absolute Radiometer (CSAR) at the Physikalisch-Meteorologisches Observatorium Davos World Radiation Center (PMOD/WRC) in Switzerland. CSAR is expected to replace the current standard for Direct Solar Radiation, significantly improving our knowledge and confidence for global climate research. Direct ...

  • NASA to Launch Global Warming Satellite After Loss

    Five years after a NASA satellite to track carbon dioxide plunged into the ocean after liftoff, the space agency is launching a carbon copy - this time on a different rocket. The $468 million mission is designed to study the main driver of climate change emitted from smokestacks and tailpipes. Some of the carbon dioxide is sucked up by trees and oceans, and the rest is lofted into the atmosphere, ...


    By Associated Press

  • Global Climate in 2014 marked by extreme heat and flooding

    Record ocean heat, high land-surface temperatures and devastating flooding were some of the defining characteristics of the global climate in 2014, which was nominally the warmest year on record, although by a very small margin, according to a detailed analysis by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO). The WMO Statement on the ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Global Climate in 2014 marked by extreme heat and flooding

    Record ocean heat, high land-surface temperatures and devastating flooding were some of the defining characteristics of the global climate in 2014, which was nominally the warmest year on record, although by a very small margin, according to a detailed analysis by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO). The WMO Statement on the ...

  • Concerns grow over effects of solar geoengineering

    The latest studies on solar geoengineering to tackle climate change are reinforcing the case for a global governance system and further study before deployment, as they show that the approach may have little effect on ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • CH2M HILL brings global natural treatment systems expertise to the upper midwest

    CH2M HILL, a global full-service engineering, procurement, construction, and operations firm, is pleased to share that two Natural Treatment Systems Technologists are helping to round out the firm’s extensive wastewater services by offering their global expertise of natural treatment systems (NTS) to clients in the upper Midwest. “As a global leader in water and wastewater services, natural ...


    By CH2M Hill Companies, Ltd.

  • ITRI Announces Winners of Global Nano Innovation Contest Oct 5

    IBM Research has emerged as the winner in the ITRI sponsored Global Nano Innovation Contest with its Graphene Nanoelectronics: Wafer Scale Single Atomic Layer Carbon RF Devices and Circuits. ITRI announced the list of winners on October 5 after fierce competition. With high conductivity graphene has become a hot emerging material which can be applied to the ultrahigh speed and low power digital ...


  • Solar geoengineering R&D needs better governance, says report

    Solar geoengineering could provoke international tensions, so early collaboration on its governance is needed to prevent deployment of untested technologies, says a report. It found that reflecting sunlight back into space may be a quick and relatively cheap way of tackling global warming, but it could also have ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Molten Salt Solar Energy Thermal Storage and Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) Market Shares 2010 to 2016 Now Available on ReportsandReports

    Dallas, TX: ReportsandReports announce it Will Molten Salt Solar Energy Thermal Storage and Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) Market Research Report in its Store. ...


  • Sun is the Main Driver of Climate Change and Global Warming or Cooling say Friends of Science – Not You or 400 ppm CO2

    “The sun and other oceanic oscillations affect climate change and global warming most significantly, not CO2,” says Len Maier, President of Friends of ...


  • Chinese Energy Giant uses Delta-T’s SPN1 Pyranometer to monitor their New 100MW Solar Farm in Hebei Province.

    The China Three Gorges Corporation, one of the world’s largest renewable energy companies, is using the Delta-T Devices SPN1 Sunshine Pyranometer to monitor the performance of its huge new solar farm project in rural Quyang district - 230km southwest of Beijing. The solar farm is being built on more than 40 square kilometres of hilly, uncultivated land. The farm already has potential to ...


    By Delta-T Devices Ltd.

  • Reduce CO2 Emissions, Increase Electric Vehicle Range with Saflex® S Series Advanced Solar Interlayer

    Solutia Inc. (NYSE: SOA) the world's leading producer of polyvinyl butyral (PVB) interlayers for laminated glass, today announced the commercial availability of its new Saflex® S Series Interlayer for automotive applications.  In addition to providing traditional safety benefits of automotive ...


    By Eastman Chemical Company

  • Lufft announces new weather sensors WS510- and WS700-UMB

    At the end of this year, the German measurement and control technology company Lufft launches two new smart weather sensors on the market. Thereby, Lufft enhances its portfolio and completes the WS-family with the sensors WS510-UMB and WS700-UMB. With the development of the new measurement sensors, Lufft penetrates into the solar market and responds to the needs of its clients worldwide ...

  • SPN1 Sunshine Pyranometer Released

    The new Sunshine Pyranometer type SPN1 measures global (total) and diffuse radiation, and sunshine state – all in one instrument ! It is easy to use and needs no routine adjustment or polar alignment. The SPN1 is a meteorological class instrument designed for long-term outdoor exposure, and is an affordable alternative to traditional shade-ring pyranometers, the Campbell-Stokes and other ...


    By Delta-T Devices Ltd.

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