Friday, April 26, 2013
A NASA plan to send astronauts to an asteroid was met with skepticism Wednesday when NASA Chief Charlie Bolden presented the idea to top space officials in Congress — though their doubts may not be enough to sink the program.
My first encounter with a pink beach had occurred back in 1988 on a small island off the north coast of Sardinia, Italy. This was the island of Budelli, part of the La Maddalena archipelago, named after Saint Mary Magdalene by the Romans.
Thursday, April 25, 2013
A symposium focusing on green building development is to take place with the aim of bringing nearly 20 Taiwanese and French government officials, scientists and architects together on the issue, the event organizers said yesterday.
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
A rare Asian barbestelle (東方寬耳蝠) was seen settling into a bat house constructed at the Shei-Pa National Park (雪霸國家公園), officials from the park headquarters said yesterday.
A global long-term cooling trend ended late in the 19th century and was followed decades later by the warmest temperatures in nearly 1,400 years, a sweeping study of temperature change showed.
Tuesday, April 23, 2013
Acid rain occurs on 60 percent of rainy days in Zhongli City in Taoyuan County, the highest percentage in Taiwan, according to a three-year academic study commissioned by the Environment Protection Agency.
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Earth was cooling until the end of the 19th century and a hundred years later, the planet's surface was on average warmer than at any time in the previous 1,400 years, according to climate records presented on Sunday.
Thursday, April 18, 2013
Progress towards the use of cleaner fuel technology has stalled, with production of the world's energy as “dirty” now as it was two decades ago, the International Energy Agency said Wednesday.
Wednesday, April 17, 2013
Chinatrust Commercial Bank leads the global banking industry in terms of green certifications by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO), the company announced yesterday.