2011 The Green Energy Project provides a way to connect abstract concepts in Physics with the real world issue of replacing fossil fuels with renewable Green Energy. It can either be used to introduce a new topic like Electromagnetic Induction, or as a summative evaluation at the end of a unit or semester. The project also promotes problem solving skills with a Hands-on approach which i...[Read More]
337 pages , Oxford University Press, USA , 1992 This book stems from a major international essay competition on regional responses to global climate change. First prize in the competition was awarded to Daniel Botkin, author of Discordant Harmonies (Oxford, 1989). The essays selected for this book cover developed and underdeveloped countries alike, and provide valuable b...[Read More]
192 pages , Earthscan , 2010 A retro-fit offers many benefits: cutting electricity and heating bills, increasing the resale value of homes, slashing carbon emissions and creating a healthier place to live. This book is the guide to making it happen. It looks at: draught-proofing, insulation and damp ventilation, heating and cooling electrical efficiency and renewable ene...[Read More]
'Citizen Scientists of the Ocean' was founded by Michael Bear, Citizen Science Project Director for OceanSanctuaries.org, an ocean nonprofit conservation group focused on supporting and creating marine citizen science projects.
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Taylor & Francis , 2017-07-04 The Arctic is one of the world's regions most affected by cultural, socio-economic, environmental, and climatic changes. Over the last two decades, scholars, policymakers, extractive industries, governments, intergovernmental forums, and non-governmental organizations have turned their attention to the Arctic, its peoples, resources, and to the chal...[Read More]
Global dimming is the gradual reduction in the amount of global direct irradiance at the Earth's surface that was observed for several decades after the start of systematic measurements in the 1950s. The effect varies by location, but worldwide it has been estimated to be of the order of a 4\% reduction over the three decades from 1960–1990. However, after discounting an anomaly caused by the er...[Read More]