Wednesday, 16 May 2018

Scientists struggle to explain a worrying rise in atmospheric methane


The Economist
A PinP photo.

In the past decade methane levels have shot up, to the extent that the atmosphere contains two-and-a-half times as much of the gas as it did before the Industrial Revolution. More here.

Leaked report warns Cambodia's biggest dam could 'literally kill' Mekong river



The Guardian

A narrows in the Meykong - Laos. Photo by Hector Garcia.
Government-commissioned report says proposed site is the ‘worst possible place’ for hydropower due to impact on wildlife. More here.

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Canadian ice caps disappear, confirming 2017 scientific prediction

PHYS ORG The white patch in the lower left and dark spot in the upper right were all that remained of two, once-mighty glaciers in the regio...