Directionless, US climate negotiators head to UN talks

As UN climate talks prepare to resume in Bonn on Monday, records show the US state department has had no formal engagement with the...

AIRS: 15 years of seeing what's in the air

By Carol Rasmussen,NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory Accurate weather forecasts save lives. NASA's Atmospheric Infrared Sounder (AIRS) instrument, launched on this date 15 years ago on...

US tells China it has ‘no plan yet’ to meet its 2020 climate target

The US has no plan yet for how to meet its 2020 climate target and has made no analysis of the impact of recent...

New tool may assist US regional sea level planning

Thanks in large part to satellite measurements, scientists' skill in measuring how much sea levels are rising on a global scale — currently 0.13 inch...

Bord na Móna management met to decide future of Irish peat briquette plant workers

4th May, 2017 The Green Party has said that the Government must do more to protect workers at risk of job losses during the transition...

Trinity College Dublin International Postgraduate Research Conference focuses on Environmental Sustainability

May 4th, 2017 Trinity’s Graduate Students’ Union will facilitate an international postgraduate research conference in Trinity College Dublin on May 5 – 6th 2017. Tickets...

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