Climate Change http://www.kunc.org en Study: Shale Energy Greenhouse Emissions About Half That Of Coal http://www.kunc.org/post/study-shale-energy-greenhouse-emissions-about-half-coal <p>Electricity from gas produced by hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, releases about half the greenhouse gas emissions as coal, Colorado researchers reported Monday.</p><p> Tue, 22 Jul 2014 15:20:00 +0000 Stephanie Paige Ogburn 59000 at http://www.kunc.org Study: Shale Energy Greenhouse Emissions About Half That Of Coal How Coal Industry Jobs Coexist With Rising Sea Levels In Virginia http://www.kunc.org/post/how-coal-industry-jobs-coexist-rising-sea-levels-virginia Skip Stiles stands on the edge of a small inlet known as the Hague, near downtown Norfolk, Va. The Chrysler Museum of Art is nearby, as are dozens of stately homes, all threatened by the water.<p>"We've got...[a] lot of old buildings around here: this apartment building, that church over there, been around since the turn of the last century," says Stiles, the executive director of Wetlands Watch, a Virginia-based environmental group. Tue, 10 Jun 2014 12:23:00 +0000 Brian Naylor 57569 at http://www.kunc.org How Coal Industry Jobs Coexist With Rising Sea Levels In Virginia A New Frontier: Carbon Utilization, Rather Than Sequestration http://www.kunc.org/post/new-frontier-carbon-utilization-rather-sequestration <p>While carbon is a byproduct of almost everything we do, capturing and storing it is expensive. For years, the goal has been to figure out how to make that process cheaper, but more recent efforts take a different approach - shifting the focus from storing carbon to using it.</p><p> Wed, 04 Jun 2014 13:20:20 +0000 Stephanie Joyce - Wyoming Public Media & Inside Energy 57367 at http://www.kunc.org A New Frontier: Carbon Utilization, Rather Than Sequestration Farmers Need To Get 'Climate Smart' To Prep For What's Ahead http://www.kunc.org/post/farmers-need-get-climate-smart-prep-whats-ahead The planet's top experts on global warming released their latest <a href="http://ipcc-wg2.gov/AR5/report/final-drafts/">predictions</a> this week for how rising temperatures will change our lives, and in particular, what they mean for the <a href="http://ipcc-wg2.gov/AR5/images/uploads/WGIIAR5-Chap7_FGDall.pdf">production of food</a>.<p>The report, sadly, is massive and excruciatingly hard to digest. Thu, 03 Apr 2014 18:14:00 +0000 Daniel Charles 55159 at http://www.kunc.org Farmers Need To Get 'Climate Smart' To Prep For What's Ahead Four Things You Should Know About Our Food System http://www.kunc.org/post/four-things-you-should-know-about-our-food-system <p>Food doesn’t just come from a grocery store. Millions of farmers spend their lives producing the crops and raising the livestock that we eat and use.</p><p>So it makes sense: If you’re interested in what’s on your plate, you’re interested in what’s going on in the field.</p><p> Thu, 03 Apr 2014 16:00:00 +0000 Jeremy Bernfeld & Harvest Public Media 55156 at http://www.kunc.org Four Things You Should Know About Our Food System