Birds are getting smaller. Scientists see the echo of climate change.
Nature & Science

Birds are getting smaller. Scientists see the echo of climate change.

Birds have been shrinking as global temperatures rise and the climate warms, a new study published Wednesday in the journal Ecology Letters has found.Research led by scientists at the University of Michigan examined more than 70,000 bird specimens from 52 North American migratory bird species collected between 1978 and 2016. The researchers found that body…

Earth is Getting Windier –
Green Energy

Earth is Getting Windier –

Earth is Getting Windier — Which Helps Wind Turbines Generate More Green Energy (wbur.org) Posted by EditorDavid on Saturday November 30, 2019 @11:34AM from the answer-is-blowing-in-the-wind dept. “The world is getting windier,” reports WBUR, citing a new study published in the journal Nature Climate Change. And they add that this could actually be a boon…

It’s getting windier and that could be good news for renewable energy
Renewable Energy

It’s getting windier and that could be good news for renewable energy

Environment 18 November 2019 By Layal Liverpool Wind turbines generate electricity at the San Gorgonio Pass Wind Farm near Palm Springs, CaliforniaRobert Alexander/Getty ImagesAn increase in wind speed in recent years is good news for renewable energy production. Average global wind speed had been dropping since 1978, but this trend has reversed over the last…

Chandrayaan-2 is getting closer
Nature & Science

Chandrayaan-2 is getting closer

Getting closer to an unprecedented landing near the moon’s South Pole on September 7, Chandrayaan-2 completed yet another orbit-lowering manoeuvre on Wednesday morning. What is orbit-lowering? Why is it important? When it was first injected into lunar orbit, Chandrayaan-2 went around the moon in an oval orbit that took it far from the surface of…