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Next US Energy Boom Could Be Wind Power in the Gulf of Mexico

Published Aug 18, 2022 9:12 PM by The Conversation

Posted in: Offshore

[By Michael E. Webber and Hugh Daigle] With passage of the Inflation Reduction Act, which contains US$370 billion for...

China-U.S. Tensions: How Global Trade Began Splitting in Two

Published Aug 11, 2022 9:45 PM by The Conversation

Posted in: Business

[By ManMohan S. Sodhi and Christopher S. Tang] Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan has elicited a&...

Op-Ed: Russia's Grain and Gas Embargoes Should Have Been Expected

Published Aug 7, 2022 9:08 PM by The Conversation

Posted in: Government

[By Anna-Sophie Maass] Vladimir Putin’s invasion of Ukraine has resulted in four interrelated security crises....

Changing Currents Could Accelerate Melting of East Antarctic Ice Sheet

Published Aug 4, 2022 3:22 PM by The Conversation

Posted in: Environment

[By Laura Herraiz Borreguero, Alberto Naveira Garabato and Jess Melbourne-Thomas] Warmer waters are flowing towa...

NASA Contemplates Exploring the Oceans - On Another World

Published Jul 10, 2022 8:34 PM by The Conversation

Posted in: Government

[By David Rothery] NASA has recently announced $600,000 in funding for a study into the feasibility of sending s...

Tanker Cover Ban May Benefit Russian Insurers - And Raise Premiums

Published Jun 26, 2022 7:02 PM by The Conversation

Posted in: Business

[By Sam Beatson, Ahmed Barakat and Elham Vosughi-Kia] An EU/UK plan to ban their insurers from providi...

Study: Climate Change Will Affect Wave-Driven Coastal Erosion

Published Jun 19, 2022 10:14 PM by The Conversation

Posted in: Environment

[By Thomas Mortlock, Adrean Webb, Itxaso Oderiz, Nobuhito Mori, Rodolfo Silva and Tomoya Shimura] The world’s coastlines...

Antarctica's Riskiest Glacier is Melting Away From Below

Published Jun 10, 2022 12:43 AM by The Conversation

Posted in: Government

[By Ted Scambos] Flying over Antarctica, it’s hard to see what all the fuss is about. Like a gigantic wedding cake, the f...

To Study 170-Knot Hurricanes, Engineers Will Need a Bigger Fan

Published Jun 6, 2022 12:32 AM by The Conversation

Posted in: Tugs & Salvage

[By Richard Olson, Ameyu B. Tolera, Arindam Chowdhury and Ioannis Zisis] In an airplane hangar in Miami, engineers are recreati...

The Gulf's Loop Current Could Make More Powerful Hurricanes in 2022

Published Jun 3, 2022 2:24 PM by The Conversation

Posted in: Environment

[By Nick Shay] The Atlantic hurricane season starts on June 1, and the Gulf of Mexico is already warmer than average. Even...

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