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2012-05-22 23:02:59

In 2010, the world reached a milestone: The number of people living in urban areas reached 50 percent.

Researchers Measure Carbon In The Arctic Ocean
2012-05-22 03:59:49

Scientists from the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) have conducted a new study to measure levels of carbon at various depths in the Arctic Ocean.

Patent Issue Halts Climate Control Experiments
2012-05-17 04:34:11

British scientists have had to abandon their experiment to spray particles into the upper atmosphere to cool the Earth due to “concerns over a patent for some of the technology.”

Milk, Chicken Also Responsible For Greenhouse Gas Emissions
2012-05-14 03:36:23

While there's an old axiom that tells people not to cry over spilled milk, researchers at the University of Edinburgh believe there may actually be a good reason to shed a few tears over wasted dairy products.

Microsoft Vows To Reduce Its Carbon Footprint Beginning In Fiscal Year 2013
2012-05-09 10:31:43

Microsoft announced on Tuesday that it is vowing to distance itself from coal-power and become more environmentally friendly, reducing its carbon footprint.

2012-05-06 23:00:23

Award-winning Projects are Helping DuPont Meet its Commitment to Reduce Use of Non-renewable Fuels Wilmington, Del.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.