A perfect weather weekend thanks to a local wind regime in a city with a tectonic history. Valdivia, Chile, possibly the all-time earthquake champion.
In a study published in Nature Climate Change, scientists show that the carbon dioxide emissions from Brazil’s steel production doubled in the 2000-2007 period, despite a decrease in the use of coal. According to the researchers, Brazil used native charcoal, i.e. charcoal produced from native forests, to fuel the steel-production industry… which led to deforestation and, […]
Hush; the Earth is sleeping. It certainly feels like it this week, with not a lot in the way of earthquake activity. But that’s the way it is: some weeks there are many earthquakes and some there are few. This week is definitely in the latter category, with the United States Geological Survey’s real time […]