greenhouse gases

Rate of Ecoshift in a Period of Climate Change

Rate of Ecoshift in a Period of Climate Change

Scientists from several major research institutions have determined that, on average, ecosystems must shift 0.42 kilometers (approximately half of a mile) each year to keep pace with current climate changes. The shifts are projected to be greatest in dry, arid ...

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Space Sunshade to Reduce Global Warming

Space Sunshade to Reduce Global Warming

Researchers at the University of Arizona are developing an ambitious space sunshade system that could reduce the sunlight reaching the Earth by 2%, enough to balance the heating effects of the increasing amounts of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere. Composed ...

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Capture Carbon Dioxide Out of the Air

Capture Carbon Dioxide Out of the Air

Researchers at the Institute for Sustainable Energy at the University of Calgary in Canada are developing a method for capturing carbon dioxide directly out of the air. Capturing the gas from the air is the only way to collect gases ...

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