Greenhouse gases http://www.kplu.org en Martian Mystery: How Water Could Have Flowed on Chilly Mars http://www.kplu.org/post/martian-mystery-how-water-could-have-flowed-chilly-mars <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A University of Washington researcher may have </span><a href="http://www.nature.com/ngeo/journal/vaop/ncurrent/full/ngeo2000.html" style="line-height: 1.5;" target="_blank">helped solve a Martian mystery</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;by</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;explaining how the chilly surface of Mars could have once flowed with water.</span></p> Wed, 27 Nov 2013 23:10:42 +0000 Gabriel Spitzer 11328 at http://www.kplu.org Martian Mystery: How Water Could Have Flowed on Chilly Mars Bill McKibben of 350.org to Lead Climate Change Rally in Seattle http://www.kplu.org/post/bill-mckibben-350org-lead-climate-change-rally-seattle <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">This Saturday, environmental activist and author Bill McKibben</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;will lead a rally&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">against fossil fuel exports and the Keystone XL pipeline in Seattle.&nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Known as one of the first voices to warn of the dangers of global warming,&nbsp;McKibben is on tour with his new book, <a href="http://www.billmckibben.com/index.html" target="_blank">Oil and Honey</a></span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">. He</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;is also the founder of an international organization called <a href="http://350.org/" target="_blank">350.org</a>, which he created to fight climate change.&nbsp;</span></p><p>McKibben says 350 is "<span style="line-height: 1.5;">the most important number in the world, but nobody knew it until 2008,&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">when Jim Hansen and his team at NASA published a paper saying we now know enough about carbon to know how much in the atmosphere is too much."&nbsp;</span></p><p> Fri, 20 Sep 2013 12:01:00 +0000 Bellamy Pailthorp 10060 at http://www.kplu.org Bill McKibben of 350.org to Lead Climate Change Rally in Seattle EPA creates Website to ID biggest emitters of greenhouse gases http://www.kplu.org/post/epa-creates-website-id-biggest-emitters-greenhouse-gases Ever wondered who the big greenhouse-gas emitters are in your neck of the woods? The answer is now just a click away.<p>The US Environmental Protection Agency today <a href="http://ghgdata.epa.gov/ghgp/main.do" target="_blank">unveiled a new website</a> that identifies most of the nation's biggest emitters of carbon dioxide, methane and other greenhouse gases. It lets you, for example:<p>-- Click near Macon, Ga., and home in on the nation's largest single-point source of greenhouse gases: the Scherer power plant (actually four huge coal-burning facilities). Wed, 11 Jan 2012 21:05:50 +0000 Richard Harris 3682 at http://www.kplu.org