NASA Visualizes Unfortunate Truths About Our Atmosphere

Green Prophet

We know much about the long term history of carbon dioxide from ice core samples and a combination of atmospheric sampling and calculations based on known levels of industrial carbon consumption.

A Dirty Solution to Cleaning the Atmosphere

Nature Conservancy - Science

Soils have twice as much carbon as the atmosphere. But microbes also carry out withdrawals when they use carbon for energy, respiring some to the atmosphere and returning some to the vault when their cells die.

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13 Atmospheric Films for Fall.

Elephant Journal

Anticipation can be lovely, and preparing for a favorite season as simple as pouring some hot apple cider and sitting down to a fall film. However we savor the delights of anticipation, the important thing is that we make every moment count. Arts Family anticipation autumn fall films Halloween mood-setting movies seasonal changes

Lebanon Carpet Fire Causing More Atmospheric Pollution

Green Prophet

Black plumes go airborne from burning Byblos Carpet Factory fire in Lebanon. Lebanon has had more than its share of various air and surface pollution issues in recent years.

Rivers in the Atmosphere? How Water Moves in the Sky

Green Living Ideas

Atmospheric rivers —the Amazons of the air—are vast and unbroken streams of wind that carry water vapor from tropical oceans, moving thousands of miles through the sky. Atmospheric rivers are massive not only in their geographical extent, but in the amount of water vapor they transport.

EcoloBlue Atmospheric Water Generator Provides Clean Water, Water Security

Green Living Ideas

For daily drinking, cooking, and washing or for emergencies, the EcoloBlue Atmospheric Water Generator (AWG) from Molecule New Water Technologies* may be an option worth exploring.

Fire Up the Grill, Not the Atmosphere -

Environmental Economics

Maybe an Independence Day meal of pan-fried potatoes and grilled peaches seems un-American. But the tradition of backyard grilling isn’t exactly Jeffersonian in pedigree. Independence Day feasts in the early 1800s featured such classic American fare as turtle soup. By midcentury, revelers were gathering en masse to buy parts of whole roast pigs from street vendors. (A A British visitor pondered, “What association can there be between roast pig and independence?”)

LEED for Homes Point by Point – Energy & Atmosphere

Green Life Smart Life

Energy and Atmosphere : 21.5 Tagged: atmosphere, Energy, eNERGY sTAR FOR HOME STANDARDS, Home energy rating standard, LEED-H, NET ZERO, solar reflective index. Tags: About the Home Control Energy Good for the Planet Green Green Building Green Electronics Green Products Household LEED Water atmosphere eNERGY sTAR FOR HOME STANDARDS Home energy rating standard LEED-H NET ZERO solar reflective index

Co2 in Atmosphere Hits Historic High of 400ppm


The level of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere has broken above 400 parts per million for the first time in human history, US monitors announced Friday, indicating a record level for greenhouse gases.

Atmospheric Ozone Recovering In Mid-latitudes, Report Shows

Eco Friendly Daily

Researchers attribute the improvement to both a reduction in ozone-depleting chemicals phased out by the global Montreal Protocol treaty and its amendments and to changes in atmospheric transport dynamics. Well finally some good news confirmed by NASA.

Permafrost :Twice As Much Carbon As The Atmosphere


Permafrost soils contain almost twice as much carbon as the atmosphere. As the climate warms, some of this carbon will be transferred to the atmosphere.

Study proves increase in atmospheric nitrous oxide due to fertilizers


Fertilizer use responsible for increase in nitrous oxide in atmosphere.

Kids Sue US Government To Force Action on Global Warming

Living Green & Saving Energy

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Should We Extend Property Rights to the Atmosphere?


While Australia aims to produce a fifth of its energy from renewable sources by 2020, non-renewable energy is still flourishing. But non-renewable energy sources such as coal and gas have a significant advantage over wind and solar energy: they can be owned.

Indie green hotels band together to offer sustainable options for frequent travelers

Green Traveler Guides

Dearborn Detroit Michigan North America The Americas United States Adoba Hotel Dearborn/Detroit Atmosphere Hospitality Management Green Travel News Reuters Stash How can frequent travelers earn free stays and other perks at cool green hotels that aren''t part of big chains?

Mercury Releases Into the Atmosphere From Ancient to Modern Times


David Streets and colleagues explain that humans put mercury into the atmosphere by burning fossil fuels and through mining and industrial processes.

Kids Sue US Government To Force Action on Global Warming

Living Green & Saving Energy

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Rising Carbon Dioxide in Atmosphere Also Speeds Carbon Loss from Forest Soils


Elevated levels of atmospheric carbon dioxide accelerate carbon cycling and soil carbon loss in forests, new research led by an Indiana University biologis t has found.

Datong Museum’s passive design to keep it energy efficient and resistant to atmospheric corrosion


Pratima Kalra: China’s Museum of the 21st century, the Datong Museum is underway construction and most likely to open for public viewing in 2013. Designed by Foster + Partners, the main attraction of the 32,000 square feet venue will be the Grand Gallery.

Barbrix - a hip restaurant with a romantic atmosphere and vegan options

Eco-Vegan Girl

The atmosphere is romantic and comfortable. Tonight I joined some old friends at Barbrix, a small restaurant/wine bar in Silver Lake. I wasn't thrilled about driving there from Venice on a Friday night, but once I sat down at the table I was glad I did.

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Researchers develop new CU-NOAA monitoring system to answer the murky atmospheric questions


Pratima Kalra: To make an in depth analysis of emissions in the atmosphere, it is imperative that we separate and compare emissions from manmade fossil fuels and other trace gases. New CU-NOAA monitoring system clarifies murky atmospheric CO2 questions. Along with the predominant study on CO2 analysis, the team also studied 22 other atmospheric gases and how they impact climate change, recovery of ozone layer, etc.

13 Books you Should Read this Fall.

Elephant Journal

Arts Inspiring (Wow) Literary Journal WAYLON: Today Only atmospheric autumn Autumn Equinox book books fall family Frankenstein Halloween happiness harry potter life list reading reading list Ruth Ware season seasonal reading self loveThis is autumn: season of hoodies, bonfires, crisp apples, crunching leaves, bright foliage, apple cider, hot chocolate, simmering soups and stews, festivals, fairs, and merry-making with costumes.

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Deep Sea Mining: The Next Big Threat to our Oceans.

Elephant Journal

Nautilus Minerals will be the first company making a high-stakes gamble with our oceans' fragile ecosystem, and the first to commercialize on the natural.

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10 Ways to Chair Meetings to Foster a Creative Atmosphere and Help Creative Thinking

The Green Changemakers

Create an atmosphere in which people consider all ideas. [link]. By Edward Glassman, PhD The creative climate in a meeting depends in large part on the actions of the leader. This person can make or break creative thinking. These suggestions to the chair can make a great deal of difference to the success of the meeting. Do not compete with other people to generate ideas. Support and build on the ideas of others. REASON: Leaders tend to favor their own ideas.

The Message of the Astronauts to COP 21.

Elephant Journal

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The Green Buzz: Monday, January 27

Conservancy Talk

States as trustees of the atmosphere, an exploding cow sitcom, and climate change heats up at Davos in today’s green news. First case of its kind : Courts will determine whether or not, by repealing greenhouse gas regulations, the state of New Mexico has violated its public trust duty to protect the state’s atmosphere. ( Los Angeles Times ).

Quotes of the day

Environmental Economics

America's Finest News Source: According to a new report from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, July was the hottest month since recordkeeping began in 1880, averaging 1.46 Everyone knows the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is always talking out of its ass.”.

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Helping the Environment by Reducing Energy Consumption

Living Green & Saving Energy

It is also a good way to safeguard the environment, since inefficient systems release harmful pollutants into the atmosphere. Maintaining your HVAC system regularly and properly is an easy yet effective way to decrease your energy consumption without sacrificing your comfort.

Methane Bubbles Trapped in Arctic Ice Are Gorgeous and Explosive

Wend Magazine

Apparently, the total methane that could be unleashed from these frozen lakes is ten times more than is already in the atmosphere. …and they contribute to the greenouse gases suffocating the planet.

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"Earth: Recessionary Cooling Continues"

Environmental Economics

Not uncoincidentally, Earth's largest producer of atmospheric carbon dioxide, China, saw its national economy continue to sputter during the month.

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Green Guide to Gifting

Living Green & Saving Energy

The director of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration noted that its scientists believe […]. The July 2013 Global Climate Report revealed that the global average temperature for the month was the sixth highest since record keeping began in 1880.

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3 Ways Science is Making Climate-Friendly Behavior a No-Brainer

Nature Conservancy - Science

With our money and our choices, we vote daily on the ways our global ecosystems are used and on the amount of carbon dioxide we’re emitting into the atmosphere.

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Earth now twice as dusty

Green Living Tips

The Earth's atmosphere is now twice as dusty than it was just a hundred. You're not imagining dust bunnies in your home seem to be breeding like, well, rabbits; or that the top of your fridge appears to have become a magnet for. filth. years ago

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Warning: Carbon Dioxide levels have hit a new record high, over 400 PPM

Sustainability Ninja

For the first time in 2 million years we have hit a new milestone according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. We have surpassed 400 parts per million CO2 concentration in our atmosphere.

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"New Research Initiative to Update and Improve the Social Cost of Carbon"

Environmental Economics

From the inbox; Resources for the Future (RFF) is launching a multi-year, multidisciplinary research initiative to improve the methodology used to calculate the social cost of carbon—an economic tool used to quantify both the benefits to society of reducing carbon dioxide emissions from the atmosphere and the harm to society from emitting more carbon dioxide.

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Environmental Appreciation – Interesting Facts about Rainbows

Hug a Tree with Me

Interesting Facts about Rainbows: Rainbows are formed by the reflection and refraction of light and water in the atmosphere. The sight of a colorful rainbow is powerful enough to lighten the hearts of the grouchiest of souls.

EPA: The greenhouse effect

Environmental Economics

From the EPA's climage change webpage : Since the Industrial Revolution began around 1750, human activities have contributed substantially to climate change by adding CO 2  and other heat-trapping gases to the atmosphere. These greenhouse gas emissions have increased the greenhouse effect and caused Earth’s surface temperature to rise. The primary human activity affecting the amount and rate of climate change is greenhouse gas emissions from the burning of fossil fuels

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We’re all electric as lightning

Green Prophet

“We show that the electrical activity in many living organisms — from zooplankton in the oceans, to sharks and even in our brains — is very similar to the electrical fields we measure and study in the atmosphere from global lightning activity,” explains Prof. 5G voodoo?

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Radio Waves Carry News of Climate Change

Green Prophet

The ionosphere, one of the regions of the upper atmosphere, plays an important role in global communications. They discovered that climate change in the upper atmosphere — caused by an abundance of greenhouse gases — may lead to a greater absorption of radio waves.

Environmental Appreciation- 10 Interesting Facts about Clouds

Hug a Tree with Me

Gliding lazily through the atmosphere making funny shapes, clouds have the ability to lift our spirits and warm our hearts with their tranquil presence. Every planet with an atmosphere has clouds, though not all are made up of the chemicals and water that earth clouds are made up of.

In an Effort to Save the Earth, Businesses Use Water, Sun and Wind to Make an Impact

Living Green & Saving Energy

This is a good step to reducing carbon emissions into an atmosphere that protects humanity. What began with businesses going paperless has turned into a worldwide effort to save the earth. But simply, it’s not enough. Business owners have to start thinking of ways, on a larger scale, to make their footprint greener and smaller, [.]. alternative energy how to go green green businesses solar energy wind energy

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NASA Cameras Capture Awesome Video of Pennsylvania Meteor Crash

Sustainability Ninja

According to their calculations, the meteor that tore through the atmosphere at 45,000 miles an hour, was about two feet wide and likely weighed about a quarter of a ton.

Using Climate Change Denial Logic in Other Situations

Environmental Economics

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration records go back to 1895. Feeling soggy? Last month was the wettest on record for the contiguous United States, according to federal meteorologists. On average 4.36 inches of rain and snow - mostly rain - fell over the Lower 48 in May, sloshing past October 2009 which had been the wettest month in U.S. records with 4.29 inches. NOAA climate scientist Jake Crouch calculated that comes to more than 200 trillion gallons of water in May.