The potentially record-breaking temperature was recorded in Death Valley, California What could be the highest temperature ever reliably recorded on Earth – 130F (54.4C) – may have been reached in Death Valley National Park, California. The recording is being verified by the US National Weather Service. It comes amid a […]

Credit: CC0 Public Domain As a result of climate change, population growth, and rising expectations regarding quality of life, energy requirements for cooling processes are growing much faster worldwide than for heating. Another problem that besets today’s refrigeration systems is that most coolants cause environmental and health damage. A novel […]

Credit: CC0 Public Domain Just a half-degree Celsius could make a major difference when it comes to global warming, according to a new paper published by a collaborative research team based in China. The study, which appears in Nature Communications on August 8, 2018, confirms the significance of the incremental global warming limits articulated […]