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Nature’s climate-saving machines

Nature’s climate-saving machines

Global warming is caused by increasing levels of carbon dioxide or CO2 in our atmosphere. A few people may disagree but the facts don’t lie. This greenhouse gas is increasing global temperatures. Other gases like the pollutant carbon monoxide or CO contribute to the formation of smog that is plaguing cities around the world. CO …

Nuclear Techniques and The Marine Environment

Nuclear Techniques and The Marine Environment

(music playing) This year’s scientific forum is about the coastal marine environment. We came here to discuss two issues: the cumulative pressure on the marine environment, and also the role of nuclear technology, and understanding and addressing the threats to the coastal and marine environment. I like to talk about the big five threats: Climate …

Climate change and the greenhouse gas factor

Climate change and the greenhouse gas factor

[Theme music plays] (Glen Paul) G’day and welcome to CSIROvod, I’m Glen Paul. Climate change is a serious threat to the planet and greenhouse gas concentrations are believed to be a major contributor. In this vod cast we’re going to meet scientists working at measuring greenhouse gas concentrations over time, and the finding that they’ve …

CIRES: Science at Every Scale

CIRES: Science at Every Scale

CIRES: The Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences was born in 1967 a full year before Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin took those first small steps on the moon even before the world saw that image of Earth as a pale blue dot in black space. Earth scientists in Boulder Colorado new we needed …

Trump Vs. The Environment

Trump Vs. The Environment

Now we all know how much Donald Trump hates the environment, but it’s really important to know exactly how much Republicans have all ready damaged the environment. They have just passed two bills that will make it harder for the Environmental Protection Agency, or the EPA, to use science when they’re trying to protect the …

Tour inside the College of Engineering

Tour inside the College of Engineering

Welcome to the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s College of Engineering! The College of Engineering is one of the fastest growing colleges at UT, with dramatic increases in recent enrollment and research expenditure. Our students and faculty members are stronger than ever. We are one of the oldest engineering colleges in the nation, founded way back …