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ATTREX Chapter 4: Planet Water

ATTREX Chapter 4: Planet Water

♪>>Carl Sagan once defined the Earth as the “Pale Blue Dot”. 70% of its surface is covered by water. Life on our planet began in the oceans some 3.5 billion years ago. Since then, water has been an essential component for us. In fact, two thirds of our bodies are made out of water. We …

Understanding How Biomass Burning Impacts Climate Change

I’m Allison Aiken. I’m a research scientist at Los Alamos National Laboratory I study atmospheric aerosols. Atmospheric aerosols are particles that are in the atmosphere—and a particle being a small liquid or a solid. Aerosols optically can be divided into two different categories: absorbing aerosols and scattering aerosols. The absorbing aerosols are the ones that …

How Global Warming Works in 52 Seconds

How Global Warming Works in 52 Seconds

You may have heard of global climate change, which is often called “global warming.” We’ll quickly summarize the mechanism global climate change: Earth transform sunlight’s visible energy into infrared light, and infrared energy leaves Earth slowly because it’s absorbed by greenhouse gases. As people produce more greenhouse gases, energy leaves Earth even more slowly, raising …

Global Warming and Our Electric Sun | Space News

Global Warming and Our Electric Sun | Space News

Welcome to Space News from the Electric Universe brought to you by The Thunderbolts Project at Thunderbolts.info In part 1 of this presentation physicist Wal Thornhill explored the many obstacles that institutional science and academia face in attempting to understand climate change on Earth. As Thornhill explained, no climate models can succeed that rely on …

Reducing carbon emissions by capturing truck exhaust

>>Reynolds: They’re everywhere. You almost never drive and you don’t see a heavy-duty vehicle, but most people don’t give a thought to how dirty they really are. To combat climate change, we need to reduce those carbon emissions. [music]>>Lastoskie: there’s certain types of vehicles that are going to be really hard to electrify just because …