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taj mahal
2015-01-08 11:47:16

The white marble that has helped make India’s Taj Mahal such an iconic structure has been turning yellowish brown in recent years, and now researchers have discovered the cause – black carbon and brown carbon resulting from the burning of trash, fuels and other materials.

2014-12-11 12:20:28

U.S. House Committee Examines America's Energy Outlook 40 Years After Creation of Energy Policy and Conservation Act of 1975 WASHINGTON, Dec.

There Is No Quick Fix For Global Warming
2014-11-05 03:29:28

When fossil fuels are burned, other climate-forcing gases are produced in addition to long-lasting carbon dioxide.

2014-09-22 16:23:34

Introducing New Technology Engines, upgrading existing engines and expanding renewable Fuel-use help slash Greenhouse Gases WASHINGTON, Sept.

Wildfire fuel
2014-08-06 02:45:19

Scientists have uncovered key attributes of so-called “brown carbon” from wildfires, airborne atmospheric particles that may have influenced current climate models that failed to take the material’s warming effects into account.

2014-08-01 10:38:59

It has long been known that biomass burning – burning forests to create agricultural lands, burning savannah as a ritual , slash-and-burn agriculture and wildfires – figures into both climate change and public health.

Buried Fossil Soils Found To Be Rich In Carbon
2014-05-26 03:40:43

Soils that formed on the Earth’s surface thousands of years ago and that are now deeply buried features of vanished landscapes have been found to be rich in carbon, adding a new dimension to our planet’s carbon cycle.

2014-03-03 08:24:49

Independent study for EDF reveals ample opportunity for industry to use existing, affordable technologies to control emissions from onshore operations WASHINGTON, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/

CERES Satellite Data Paint A Grim Picture Of Arctic Surface Darkening
2014-02-19 07:03:42

Earth’s reflectivity (albedo) is on a much faster decline than previously estimated due to the retreat of sea ice in the Arctic Ocean. A key instrument incorporated on several NASA satellites has revealed significant data on this profoundly concerning issue.


Word of the Day
chomage
  • Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
  • A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).
The word chomage comes into English from French.]
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