EIA Report: Renewables to Increase by 9.5% in 2016

Posted on: Wednesday, February 17th, 2016

The Energy Information Agency (EIA) recently estimated that renewables used in the U.S. electric power sector will increase by 9.5% in 2016. EIA also forecast that hydropower generation in the electric power sector will increase by 4.8% in 2016.

Melting Greenland Ice Sheet May Affect Global Ocean Circulation, Future Climate

Posted on: Thursday, February 4th, 2016

Scientists from the University of South Florida, along with colleagues in Canada and the Netherlands, have determined that the influx of fresh water from the Greenland ice sheet is “freshening” the North Atlantic Ocean and could disrupt the Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation (AMOC), an important component of global ocean circulation that could have a global […]