News tagged with sustainability

Pressure building on global water supply

If current trends continue, domestic and industrial water demand would more than double by the year 2050, and continue to increase after that, according to a new study published in the journal Geoscientific Model Development. ...

dateJan 25, 2016 in Environment
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NASA sees wide-eyed Tropical Cyclone Victor

NASA satellites and instruments have been monitoring Tropical Cyclone Victor, a hurricane in the South Pacific Ocean with a large eye. NASA's Aqua satellite, NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite and the RapidScat instrument aboard ...

dateJan 19, 2016 in Earth Sciences
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Satellites find sustainable energy in cities

Underground heat islands in cities have an enormous geothermal potential. Warm groundwater can be used to produce sustainable energy for heating and cooling. Researchers of Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) have now ...

dateDec 21, 2015 in Environment
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