Cool Green Summer Book Review 2022

Cool Green Science

The post Cool Green Summer Book Review 2022 appeared first on Cool Green Science. Six perfect summer nature reads, from bird observation to a wildlife thriller to conservation history. Birds & Birding Ideas Our Nature Reads

8 Cool Wild Cats You Probably Don’t Know

Cool Green Science

Meet these cryptic but cool wild cats. The post 8 Cool Wild Cats You Probably Don’t Know appeared first on Cool Green Science. Move over lions and tigers. Latest Science Endangered Species Mammal Watching Traveling Naturalist Weird Nature Wildlife

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Cool Green Book Review: Fish Edition

Cool Green Science

The post Cool Green Book Review: Fish Edition appeared first on Cool Green Science. Six books about fish, fishing and fish conservation for your summertime reading. Latest Science

Cool Green Winter Book Review 2022

Cool Green Science

The post Cool Green Winter Book Review 2022 appeared first on Cool Green Science. Healing through falconry, a field guide to habitats, cutthroat trout, caribou and more in the latest book review. Latest Science Our Nature Reads

Cool and Overlooked Critters of the Sagebrush Sea

Cool Green Science

Move over sage grouse: here are 9 other cool critters of the sagebrush-steppe. The post Cool and Overlooked Critters of the Sagebrush Sea appeared first on Cool Green Science. From the Field Wildlife

8 Cool US Mammals You Haven’t Seen

Cool Green Science

Search for these cool but cryptic mammals across the United States. The post 8 Cool US Mammals You Haven’t Seen appeared first on Cool Green Science. Latest Science Mammal Watching Traveling Naturalist Wildlife

10 Writing Awards for Cool Green Science

Cool Green Science

Cool Green Science staff writers and contributors won 10 awards from the Outdoor Writers Association of America. The post 10 Writing Awards for Cool Green Science appeared first on Cool Green Science.

Advancements in free-cooling keep breweries cool year-round

Environmental News Bits

Read the full story at Chiller & Cooling Best Practices. Free-cooling can significantly reduce operating costs for facilities such as breweries that have year-round cooling requirements. However, not all free-cooling systems deliver the same savings. It is important to understand how recent advancements in free-cooling technology can deliver greater efficiency in savings all year long.

9 Cool Freshwater Fish You’ve Never Heard Of

Cool Green Science

Celebrate freshwater biodiversity with these cool fish. The post 9 Cool Freshwater Fish You’ve Never Heard Of appeared first on Cool Green Science. Do you know the hardhead? The chiselmouth?

Cooling system energy savings in three “easy” steps

Environmental News Bits

Read the full story at Chiller & Cooling Best Practices. An Illinois food service products manufacturer now saves nearly 60% of their base annual cooling energy costs through improvements made in three phases over several years. The plant, which has a 1200 ton chilled water plant, implemented upgrades including pump and tower fan VFDs and … Continue reading Cooling system energy savings in three “easy” steps.

Sustainable Finance Markets Cool After Record-Setting Year

Environment + Energy Leader

The post Sustainable Finance Markets Cool After Record-Setting Year appeared first on Environment + Energy Leader. Sustainable debt is off its 2021 pace through the first half of this year.

Can we cool warming cities?

Environmental News Bits

While most EU development projects are legally bound by climate change legislation, her team asked if the extant climate action plans were more focused on mitigation (the … Continue reading Can we cool warming cities? Read the full post at JSTOR Daily. Researcher Julie Donner led a Berlin-based team in a study to determine how cities are addressing the issue of urban heat hazards.

Cool Green Summer Book Picks 2021

Cool Green Science

They offer… The post Cool Green Summer Book Picks 2021 appeared first on Cool Green Science. As unbelievable as it might sound, summer 2021 is here. I found myself thinking about just how much comfort books have provided us over the past year (and more).

Funding notice: Community Geothermal Heating and Cooling Design and Deployment

Environmental News Bits

Office: Geothermal Technologies Office FOA number: DE-FOA-0002632 Link to apply: Apply on EERE ExchangeFOA Amount: $13 millionApplications Due: October 11, 2022 On July 12, 2022, the U.S.

More Heat This Weekend–More Inequities of Keeping Cool

Union of Concerned Scientists

As more high temperatures are forecast in the next few days, two of our climate scientists explain how people of color in four cities--Fresno, CA, Miami, FL, Mobile, AL, and Shreveport, LA--are at risk from the effects of urban heat islands.

New semiconductor cools computer chips

Physics World

A novel semiconducting material with high thermal conductivity can be integrated into high-power computer chips to cool them down and so improve their performance. The post New semiconductor cools computer chips appeared first on Physics World.

‘Janus textile’ could keep you warm and cool you down

Physics World

Researchers in Belgium have unveiled the design for a fabric that could keep a person warm when worn one way, while cooling them down if worn inside out. Therefore reducing this radiative loss – or increasing it to improve cooling – involves modifying the surfaces of clothing.

“Every Fish is Cool”: An Interview with Dr. Kory Evans

Ocean Conservancy

It’s a cool field to study because there are so many facets and rabbit holes that you can go down to get a holistic picture of how evolutionary forces produce skull shape. A lot of what we think is cool about humans or mammals came from fish, including skeletons and skulls.

Ask a Scientist: How Can We Cool Off Urban Heat Islands and Protect the Most Vulnerable?

Union of Concerned Scientists

We recently received a question from a UCS supporter in Denver about how to best address the urban heat island effect. I forwarded this question to Dr. Juan Declet-Barreto, UCS senior social scientist for climate vulnerability, who is quite familiar with the situation.

How can the UK keep homes cool without air conditioning?

New Scientist

To adapt to climate change, the UK needs to install “passive cooling” mechanisms in homes, such as window shades and improved ventilation systems

Demand for Efficient Data Centers Helps Grow Data Center Liquid Cooling Market

Environment + Energy Leader

As demand increases to make energy intensive data centers more efficient, the data center liquid cooling market is expected to rapidly grow. The post Demand for Efficient Data Centers Helps Grow Data Center Liquid Cooling Market appeared first on Environment + Energy Leader.

More Cool Facts About the Yellow-Bellied Sapsucker

Cool Green Science

The post More Cool Facts About the Yellow-Bellied Sapsucker appeared first on Cool Green Science. Meet the scientist who’s a sucker for sapsuckers. Birds & Birding Wildlife Birds

Quantum computer cools itself down by performing calculations

New Scientist

A new kind made with specially engineered diamonds cools as it calculatesAs they warm up, quantum computers can slow down or stop working altogether.

The ten-billion-dollar gamble: Keeping the JWST cool

Physics World

Keeping the helium refrigerant cool on its journey though the telescope’s plumbing is therefore vital. The post The ten-billion-dollar gamble: Keeping the JWST cool appeared first on Physics World.

Proton cooled using an ion cloud and superconducting circuit

Physics World

The ability to trap charged particles and cool them down to a fraction of a degree above absolute zero is key to many tests of fundamental physics, including probes of any asymmmetry between matter and antimatter. Sympathetic cooling.

Organic aerosols from forests could help cool the planet

Physics World

Researchers in Finland have observed a plant-induced cooling effect in the atmosphere, which strengthens as temperatures increase. As climate scientists predict future global temperatures, it is crucial for their models to fully account for these cooling processes.

This rooftop coating uses sunlight to actively cool your house

Environmental News Bits

SolCold designed a four-layer material that absorbs some particles of light—then uses them to conduct a reaction that turns heat into a cooling mechanism. Read the full story from Fast Company. Green building

LiquidStack Builds First Large-Scale US Data Center to Use 2-Phase Immersion Cooling

Environment + Energy Leader

LiquidStack has partnered with colocation data center provider Standard Power to build the first large-scale colocation data center in the US to use 2-phase immersion cooling.

Can We Trust Our Power Plants to Keep Us Cool During Dangerous Heat?

Union of Concerned Scientists

The question isn't just how they suffer from climate change, but how they contribute to it. Energy heat waves power plants Resilience

The Inequities of Keeping Cool in Urban Heat Islands

Union of Concerned Scientists

Another heat wave threatens the US Southwest, and may pose more risks to people living in cities like Houston and Phoenix, due to the urban heat island phenomenon. Climate Change Houston inequities micro urban heat islands phoenix surface temperature

Vietnam home cools the topical heat with its passive design

Inhabitant

The mission of the build was to address reducing green space in the surrounding area. In addition, providing a comfortable home that battles the tropical heat through passive design elements

Cooling homes without warming the planet

Successful Green

... The post Cooling homes without warming the planet appeared first on successful GREEN.

Energy efficient bamboo device in Vietnam is a cooling system

Inhabitant

AREP, a multidisciplinary architecture agency, created a cooling system prototype based on the history, culture and original designs used by ancient civilizations. Called an adiabatic urban cooling system, the idea dates back centuries, yet is still perhaps the most natural solution for the challenges of cooling modern Vietnamese cities facing regular heat waves

Laser cooling of polyatomic molecules brings ultracold chemistry into the spotlight

Physics World

Physicists in the US have created ultracold polyatomic molecules by trapping and cooling them directly in three dimensions. The second approach is to produce the molecules by chemical means in a beam of buffer gas cooled to cryogenic temperatures, then use lasers to cool the molecules further.

Bluefors presents new cooling platform KIDE at APS March Meeting 2022

Physics World

Based in Helsinki, the company presented its new KIDE cooling platform at the 2022 March meeting of the American Physical Society in Chicago. Based on the Finnish word for “snowflake”, KIDE is so named because the cooling platform is hexagonal in shape.

Capturing carbon one cooling tower at a time

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There are about two million cooling towers across the US. Read the full story at Who What Why. Noya plans to use existing towers to capture carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. Read more → Carbon capture

Solar farms keep the neighbourhood cool, inspecting solar panels in broad daylight

Physics World

Both solar farms created “cool islands” that extended about 700 m from the perimeters of the facilities. The cooling effect was significant, with land surface temperatures about 2 °C cooler 100 m from the edges of the solar farms.

LIGO mirrors have been cooled to near their quantum ground state

Physics World

Now, an international team of researchers has cooled the interferometers’ large mirrors close to their quantum ground state. Laser cooling would not work for LIGO’s mirrors because the huge optical power required to trap such large objects would itself induce heating. Very cool”. “I

How the shimmering secrets of iridescence could keep us cool

New Scientist

Many animals take advantage of this to stay cool – and we could copy the trick to make paints that keep our buildings coolInstead of absorbing light, iridescent surfaces scatter it away.

For the Love of Cutthroat Trout

Cool Green Science

The post For the Love of Cutthroat Trout appeared first on Cool Green Science. Why go to the trouble to catch 8-inch trout in remote streams? Latest Science Fish Fisheries Traveling Naturalist

Trees cool the land surface temperature of cities by up to 12°C

New Scientist

An analysis of satellite data from 293 cities in Europe has found that trees have a big cooling effect while other green spaces don't

Engineered material offers cool solution to supercomputing’s heat generation

Environmental News Bits

Minnesota-based Maxwell Labs wants to cool it down. Read the full story at Centered. Supercomputing at data centers is hot. Sure, it’s “hot” in that it’s expanding rapidly and is considered the driver of much future innovation. But it’s also literally “hot” because it consumes a lot of energy and produces a ton of heat. Read more → Data centers Materials science

Groundfridge uses insulation, not electricity, to stay cool

Inhabitant

The Groundfridge refrigerated cellar by Dutch designer Studio Floris Schoonderbeek cools using natural insulation and a battery-powered ventilation system