News tagged with mitigation measures

Focus on growing threat of space debris

(Phys.org) —The continuing growth in space debris poses an increasing threat to economically vital orbital regions. Next week, hundreds of top experts from across the globe will meet at Europe's largest-ever ...

Apr 19, 2013
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Manmade 'wall of wind' used to test construction

A Category 5 hurricane is a monster of a storm that most people would want to avoid. But, civil engineer Arindam Chowdhury actually recreates those monster hurricane force winds in hopes of helping people ...

Sep 12, 2012
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Pacific sounds warning on climate change

The Marshall Islands has warned that the clock is ticking on climate change and the world needs to act urgently to stop low-lying Pacific nations disappearing beneath the waves.

Aug 30, 2013
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