What Are the Long-Term Effects of Greenhouse Gas Emissions on Earth?

(DGIwire) – Brown University researchers recently investigated how climate change and evolution have intersected throughout the millennia. The group, which published its findings in August 2015 in the journal Nature Communications, focused on ancient animals living in what is now America. According to their study, changes in the environment were significant enough to make the […]

Making Methane Less Harmful: How New Technology Can Play a Role

(DGIwire) – Global warming: it’s a topic familiar to almost everyone. The degradation of the earth remains a generational issue that we cannot escape. One of the most notorious contributors to global warming is methane gas, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Limited solutions – if we can call them that – currently exist; […]

Pope Breaks New Ground with Climate Change Statements

(DGIwire) — By anyone’s estimation, Pope Francis has been a remarkable, if unorthodox, Pope. The Argentinian-born leader of the Catholic Church has been more visible and outspoken than his precursors, weighing in on social and political issues with gusto. Divorce, gay rights, hunger and poverty have all been addressed by this liberal 78-year-old pope. His views have […]

Air Pollution in India: A Deadly Situation and a Possible Solution

(DGIwire) — India was in the news for tragic reasons in May 2015, as a heat wave severe enough to melt the streets began killing thousands of men, women and children.  The heat wave was also notable because of its exacerbating effect on India’s youth—millions of school-aged children suffering moderate-to-severe lung damage as the result […]