Questions tagged [environment]

For questions about an environment or aspects of it such as geographical, atmospheric or climate.

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Life in a gas torus around a neutron star

Larry Niven wrote a novel called The Integral Trees, which was followed by a sequel The Smoke Ring. This is Wikipedia's synopsis of the setting: The story occurs around the fictional neutron star ...
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The Rocky Mountains, Great Lakes Earth

The mountains of the American West have some major differences. For starters, only the Rockies stand firm—no Coast Range, no Grand Canyon and most certainly no Sierra Nevada. The Rockies on Great ...
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What are the most efficient sources of water and electricity in a vast desert? [closed]

I have a story taking place in a vast desert. There are however a few large and highly advanced cities within this desert with running water and electricity and I was wondering if this would be ...
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The Midwest, Great Lakes Earth

I live in northeastern Nebraska, and I had seen more than enough of tornadoes in my lifetime. So in an alternate Earth, it is my hope to make some changes that would save my home from being another ...