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2010-05-20 06:59:00

WASHINGTON, May 20 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. companies' top concern in the climate change debate is reducing carbon emissions, according to PricewaterhouseCoopers' Appetite for Change survey. Of the climate change/environmental issues expected to most impact U.S.

2010-05-13 15:26:00

Reports on Risk Assessment, Economic Viability Fulfill Agency's Act 129 Requirements HARRISBURG, Pa., May 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Conservation and Natural Resources today posted two reports online that conclude that with the appropriate changes in laws, Pennsylvania's geology could store carbon dioxide in a cost-competitive and manageable way.

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2010-04-05 06:30:00

What happens to the soil when you remove the plants?

2010-03-31 13:01:38

An Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientist participated in a project to fine-tune computer models that can indicate when forest "carbon sinks" become net carbon generators instead. The results will help pinpoint the effectiveness of trees in offsetting carbon releases that contribute to higher atmospheric temperatures and global climate change.

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2010-03-25 08:31:14

Twenty years of field studies reveal that as the Earth has gotten warmer, plants and microbes in the soil have given off more carbon dioxide.

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2010-03-16 16:29:12

A new study involving scientists from 13 different organizations, universities and research institutions states that forest protection offers one of the most effective, practical, and immediate strategies to combat climate change.

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2010-03-12 06:35:00

Morale was high and more than $1 billion was raised to fight deforestation during a one-day climate change conference held in Paris on Thursday -- a stark contrast to the disappointment and discouraging Copenhagen talks just a few months ago.

2010-03-10 12:30:00

Enhanced oil recovery is a key to greater energy security, increased domestic revenues and fewer carbon emissions; "Winner States" include Arkansas, California, Indiana, Illinois, Kansas, Louisiana, Montana, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Texas and Wyoming. HOUSTON and WASHINGTON, March 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S.

2010-02-20 14:52:06

Carnegie Mellon University's Edward S. Rubin will discuss U.S. energy strategies needed to mitigate global climate change Feb. 20 at the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) in San Diego, Calif.

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2010-02-19 09:07:03

Dispelling the notion that urban “green” spaces help counteract greenhouse gas emissions, new research has found – in Southern California at least – that total emissions might be lower if lawns did not exist.


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