Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

All the carbon counts

Cutting down forests for agriculture vents excess carbon dioxide into the air just as industrial activities and the burning of fossil fuels do. But whether policies to stabilize greenhouse gases in the atmosphere ...

May 28, 2009 2.3 / 5 (6) 5

Hot and cold moves of cyanide and water

Scientists have long known that molecules dance about as the temperature rises, but now researchers know the exact steps that water takes with a certain molecule. Results with small, electrically charged cyanide ...

Sep 03, 2009 4.7 / 5 (3) 1

Carbon capture shows major potential in China

(PhysOrg.com) -- Carbon dioxide capture and storage technologies may represent a cost-effective, viable option to help China continue to meet its growing energy demands while also delivering deep and sustained ...

Oct 14, 2009 1.8 / 5 (8) 1

Pollution weakens monsoon's might

(Phys.org) -- Over 1.5 billion people in South Asia depend on the summer monsoon rains. Now, pollution exhaust threatens this primary water source for crops and daily living, according to new research at Pacific ...

Jul 25, 2012 4.7 / 5 (3) 0 | with audio podcast

Helping hydrogen move back home

Millions of dollars are being spent on developing electric vehicles. Electric vehicles, powered by hydrogen fuel cells, provide the demanded driving range and low environmental impact. However, hydrogen fuel ...

Jan 11, 2012 4.3 / 5 (3) 6 | with audio podcast