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2014-01-23 08:22:01

Asahi Glass will produce HFO-1234yf for Honeywell to meet increased demand for the refrigerant MORRIS TOWNSHIP, N.J., Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Honeywell (NYSE: HON) announced today that it has entered into a supply agreement with Asahi Glass Company Ltd. (AGC) to increase production for HFO-1234yf, a new refrigerant for automobiles with a global warming potential (GWP) of less than 1. This GWP is 99.9 percent lower than that of the current refrigerant in use, HFC-134a, and even...

2014-01-22 23:31:42

An article released by Clean Crawls suggests homeowners use plants to help purify their air from harmful toxins and chemicals. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) January 21, 2014 This week, a newly released article from Clean Craws, a local crawl space clean out company, gives detailed advice on what plant species are at the top of the air-cleaning list, and how to care for them. "Most people," they state, "know that plants remove carbon dioxide from the air, converting it into energy....

2014-01-22 12:21:18

Benefits outweigh supposed costs by range of 50-1 to 500-1 WASHINGTON, Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The benefits of fossil fuel energy to society far outweigh the social costs of carbon (SCC) by a magnitude of 50 to 500 times, according to a landmark study released by the American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity (ACCCE) today. "It is without question or debate that our national and global societies have benefited from fossil fuels. And those benefits will continue...

2014-01-19 23:01:18

Transparency Market Research Report added "Carbon Black Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends And Forecast, 2013 - 2019" to its database. Browse Full Report: http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/carbon-black-market.html. Albany, New York (PRWEB) January 19, 2014 Carbon black is produced by incomplete combustion of heavy petroleum. Traditionally, it was produced by charring wood or bone. It appears black and reflects very little light. Its major...

2014-01-16 12:24:59

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The YMCA of Superior California has highlighted its environmental stewardship by signing on to work with Carbon Lighthouse to make its property in Sacramento, CA carbon neutral. The facility will undergo a package of energy efficiency upgrades that will reduce its energy use and utility bills. The remainder of the building's carbon footprint will then be offset through the retirement of carbon allowances through the Carbon...

2014-01-16 12:24:58

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Carbon Lighthouse, a one-stop shop for organizations to profitably eliminate their carbon footprints, has successfully eliminated enough carbon to offset one year of emissions of a California power plant. By the end of 2013, Carbon Lighthouse reported a cumulative elimination of 25,777 tons of carbon over the lifetime of their energy efficiency projects. To put this number in perspective, the average annual output of a peaker...

Palau Coral Reefs Surprisingly Resistant To Naturally Acidified Waters
2014-01-16 10:54:13

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Ocean researchers working on the coral reefs of Palau in 2011 and 2012 made two unexpected discoveries that could provide insight into corals' resistance and resilience to ocean acidification, and aid in the creation of a plan to protect them. The team collected water samples at nine points along a transect that stretched from the open ocean, across the barrier reef, into the lagoon and then into the bays and inlets around the Rock Islands of Palau,...

2014-01-15 16:21:04

VANCOUVER, Jan. 15, 2014 /CNW/ - Hemlock Printers, in partnership with Offsetters Climate Solutions, has launched two new offset portfolios for Zero, Hemlock's carbon neutral printing program, allowing their clients to support national and international climate offset projects. Originally launched in 2009, Hemlock's Zero program has served 278 clients throughout North America, with more than 16 million pieces printed in four years. As a result, more than 4,000 tonnes of CO(2)...

2014-01-13 12:24:47

LONDON, Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report:Technology Breakthroughs in Gas Sequestration (Technical Insights)Driven by Opportunities in Enhanced Oil RecoveryThe research service focuses on technology breakthroughs in gas sequestration with the aim to enlighten corporate players and other stakeholders with on-going research activities and trends. The Gas Sequestration business has gained focus and momentum in recent years mainly...

US Power Plant Emissions Down
2014-01-10 09:13:07

University of Colorado at Boulder Power plants that use natural gas and a new technology to squeeze more energy from the fuel release far less of the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide than coal-fired power plants do, according to a new analysis accepted for publication Jan. 8 in Earth's Future, a journal of the American Geophysical Union. The so-called "combined cycle" natural gas power plants also release significantly less nitrogen oxides and sulfur dioxide, which can worsen air quality....


Latest Carbon dioxide Reference Libraries

Aquascaping
2013-04-02 10:31:02

Aquascaping is the art of arranging aquatic plants along with rocks, cavework, stones, or driftwood, in an aesthetically pleasing manner within an aquarium. Aquascape designs incorporate numerous distinctive styles. Usually, an aquascape houses fish as well as plants, although it’s possible to produce an aquascape with solely plants, or with rockwork or other hardscape and no plants. Even though the main goal of aquascaping is to construct an artful underwater landscape, the technical...

Ocean Acidification
2013-04-01 10:32:20

Ocean acidification is the name that was given to the ongoing decrease in the pH of Earth’s oceans, a cause of the uptake of anthropogenic carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. About 30 to 40 percent of the carbon dioxide that is released by humans into the atmosphere dissolves into the lakes, oceans, and rivers. To maintain the chemical equilibrium, some of it reacts with the water to create carbonic acid. Some of these extra carbonic acid molecules react with a water molecule to provide a...

Earth's Atmosphere
2004-10-19 04:45:44

Earth's Atmosphere -- Earth's atmosphere consists of nitrogen (78.1%) and oxygen (20.9%), with small amounts of argon (0.9%), carbon dioxide (variable, but around 0.035%), water vapor, and other gases. The atmosphere protects life on Earth by absorbing ultraviolet solar radiation and reducing temperature extremes between day and night. 75% of the atmosphere exists within 11km of the planetary surface. Temperature and the Atmospheric Layers The temperature of the Earth's atmosphere...

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Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.