Air traffic is the lifeblood of modern economies, and the Icelandic volcano and the air traffic stoppage it caused could seriously hurt European economies.
04/20/2010 04:29 pm
A scientist in Norway has developed an infrared volcanic ash detector that allows aircraft to see and avoid the Iceland volcanic ash clouds invisible to radar.
04/20/2010 03:50 pm
Scientists trying to forecast the behavior of the Iceland volcano, Eyjafjallajökull, use words like 'Surtseyan.' What does that mean?
04/20/2010 03:24 pm
Citing the government bailout after the Sept. 11 shutdown of US airspace, European airlines are seeking government compensation over groundings caused by the ash cloud released from an Iceland volcano. So are some stranded passengers.
04/20/2010 02:57 pm
Voluntary carbon offsets are a 'Wild West' market ripe for fraud, exaggeration, and poorly run projects that probably do little to ease global warming.
04/20/2010 01:02 pm
Germany may be in trouble for trying to help Greece work through its debt restructuring. Worst case scenario? Germany may be ousted from the Euro.
04/20/2010 12:30 pm
The Iceland volcano has also disrupted tourism, trade in goods, and other economic activities for the US.
04/19/2010 07:44 pm
France and Britain plan to open some airports Tuesday morning. European officials announced the creation of narrow flight corridors, shrinking the size of no-fly zones due to volcanic ash.
04/19/2010 02:29 pm
As Iceland's volcanic ash cloud hangs over Europe, stranding airline passengers for a fifth day, the train, bus, taxi, and ferry companies are doing a booming business. Would you pay $5,000 for a taxi ride from Norway to Britain?
04/19/2010 01:43 pm
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