Next week the U.N. will bring experts from around the world for a climate change summit in New York. On the Chesapeake Bay scientists are looking at what a warmer bay might mean for species like the blue crab and striped bass.
The world is already grappling with war, plague and climate change. Now comes word of another threat – space weather. Scientists have issued a strong Geomagnetic Storm Watch for Saturday.
The sun in a massive ball of energy and a generous star that sometimes sends electro-magnetic bursts our way. Tom Bogdan is President of the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research and an expert on space weather and solar flares..
A new fee on solar electricity is being proposed by Appalachian Power Company. Solar advocates in Blacksburg hope to persuade regulators that adding additional costs will hamper the push toward renewable energy, which is part of a state mandate.