Day: September 25, 2018

Shipping in ice-free Arctic Ocean could have cooling effect on climate, simulations show

Sea ice is melting due to global warming, enabling greater maritime access to the Arctic Ocean. Emissions from transoceanic cargo ships taking advantage of this could either warm the climate further by darkening snow and ice surfaces or cool it by enhancing cloud reflectance. In a study published recently in the American Geophysical Union journal […]

New school of thought

First ‘active learning’ building in California opens at UCI