A recent article in Richmond Bizsense outlined a potentially huge solar energy array for a data center near Chester, Virginia. That’s good news, right? Well, it's not so simple. Let’s dig into the good, the bad, and some rather interesting thoughts on this topic. How do solar sites impact local areas?
Last year sure felt soggy here in Richmond, VA. After looking at all the rain we got last year, scientists announced it was the second wettest year since we began keeping rainfall records here in the capital city. This trend does not just apply here; many parts of the nation got rocked with rainstorms. Why was last year so rainy?
As millions of Americans finally warm up after last week’s polar vortex event, air temperature is on a lot of people’s minds, especially climate scientists. The chilly polar air made some headlines for sure, but the infrequency of cold snaps has scientists asking a pretty big question, are our winters getting warmer?
Recently scientists worked on a new way to engineer plants to be more productive and spend less energy while cleaning up occasional cellular messes. How can we make plants more efficient?
Happy new year everyone! As our global family kicks off a brand new year, let's take a moment to get a snapshot of our big family by asking the big question: How’s the population doing?