NASA to launch new laser to track Earth’s polar ice loss

The new technology will measure the height change of ice sheets covering Greenland and Antarctica ‘to within the width of a pencil’

NASA: Climate change slows rise in sea levels

NASA has revealed how water storage on land has affected the rate of rise in sea levels. That’s due to climate, its report stated. While ice sheets and glaciers are melting, changes in weather in the past decade have caused Earth’s continents to soak up and store an extra 3.2 trillion tons of water in soils, […]

‘World’s highest’ wind farm rises in Tibet

China has started work on the “world’s highest” wind farm located around 4,900 metres above sea level in Tibet, reports claim. Wind farm developer Longyuan Power has completed installing five wind turbines so far out of the planned 33 turbines in total in south west China’s Tibet Autonomous Region (pictured), according to Chinese reports. The […]