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2012-04-04 20:48:25

The first real-world, head-to-head comparison of "improved cookstoves" (ICs) and traditional mud stoves has found that some ICs may at times emit more of the worrisome "black carbon," or soot, particles that are linked to serious health and environmental concerns than traditional mud stoves or open-cook fires.

State Of The Planet
2012-03-28 04:40:05

Scientists describe humanity's global impact as 'The Great Acceleration' and offer ominous outlook: An uncertain future on a much hotter world.

2012-03-28 00:48:25

Where a child lives can greatly affect his or her risk for asthma.

2012-02-21 13:15:22

New clues as to how the Earth's remote ecosystems have been influenced by the Industrial Revolution are frozen in glaciers.

2012-02-20 13:47:12

The past decade has witnessed a significant growth in Asian air pollution, causing a great concern for air quality and climate.

Image 1 - Glaciers Are A Window Into Human Impact On The Global Carbon Cycle
2012-02-20 04:39:39

New clues as to how the Earth's remote ecosystems have been influenced by the industrial revolution are locked, frozen in the ice of glaciers.

Countries Join Forces To Reduce Short-Lived Climate Change Pollutants
2012-02-18 05:01:24

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and representatives from several other nations joined forces on Thursday to announce the formation of a new international coalition focused on reducing "short-lived" climate pollutant levels.

2012-01-30 08:27:03

A study published in Nature Climate Change today finds that tropical vegetation contains 21 percent more carbon than previous studies had suggested.

NASA Study Shows Health, Food Security Benefits From Climate Change Actions
2012-01-13 10:02:50

A new study led by a NASA scientist highlights 14 key air pollution control measures that, if implemented, could slow the pace of global warming, improve health and boost agricultural production.


Word of the Day
gazingstock
  • A person or thing gazed at with wonder or curiosity, especially of a scornful kind.
The 'stock' of 'gazingstock' comes from an Old English word meaning 'tree trunk' or 'wood'.
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