Nitrogen dioxide is a chemical byproduct of fossil fuel combustion and contributes to smog, acid rain and has been linked to human asthma and other respiratory illnesses. Since 2005, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration has been observing nitrogen dioxide levels across the globe. In March, 2020, the NASA satellite noted the lowest NO2 emissions […]
Most of the Perpetual Notion Machine’s listeners probably know that Earth Day, April 22, has come and gone with very little fanfare. But the purpose of Earth Day is no different now than when it was first created by Wisconsin’s own Senator Gaylord Nelson in 1970, to raise awareness of the threats to our natural […]
Ankur Desai, Professor of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences at UW Madison and Christiane Brunner the Spokesperson for the Environment, Climate Protection and Energy for the Austrian Green Party join Eight O’Clock Buzz host Brian Standing by telephone.