Eric Roston

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30 03, 2021

‘Big Storage’ Is the Next Big Technology in the Climate Fight

By | March 30th, 2021|Uncategorized|Comments Off on ‘Big Storage’ Is the Next Big Technology in the Climate Fight

If the last 10 years of happy developments in solar power, wind turbines, batteries and electric vehicles have taught us anything, it’s to plan for carbon-free technologies that are unavailable today. They could come tomorrow. Such is the case with …

26 03, 2021

Arctic Lightning Strikes Tripled in a Decade

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Meteorologists flipped their lids when they found out that a summer storm—more common to temperate latitudes—had produced a lightning strike just 32 miles from the North Pole on Aug. 13, 2019. Never before had lightning been detected so close to …

10 12, 2020

A Year of Heat and Fire Accelerated the Arctic’s Transformation

By | December 10th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on A Year of Heat and Fire Accelerated the Arctic’s Transformation

Back when Donald Perovich, an engineering professor at Dartmouth and member of the MOSAiC Arctic research team, conducted his first sea-ice field experiment in the region in 1979, he and his colleagues didn’t study ice because they were worried about …

16 09, 2020

Why Does California Keep Burning? These Scientists Are Studying Answers.

By | September 16th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Why Does California Keep Burning? These Scientists Are Studying Answers.

Residents of fire-ravaged Western states, and an entire world of observers looking on in horror, have asked themselves, “How can this be happening?” As fire last week taunted Paradise, California, destroyed in the 2018 Camp Fire, many others have found …