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2009-09-02 06:10:00

AVONDALE, Pa., Sept. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In the paper, The Boundless Carbon Cycle, published in the September issue of Nature Geoscience, scientists from the University of Vienna, Uppsala University in Sweden, University of Antwerp, and the U.S.-based Stroud(TM) Water Research Center argue that current international strategies to mitigate manmade carbon emissions and address climate change have overlooked a critical player - inland waters. Streams, rivers, lakes, reservoirs, and...

2009-09-02 08:23:20

In a commentary "The Boundless Carbon Cycle", published in the September issue of "Nature Geoscience", scientists from the University of Vienna, Uppsala University in Sweden, University of Antwerp, and the U.S. based StroudTM Water Research Center argue that current international strategies to mitigate manmade carbon emissions and address climate change have overlooked a critical player - inland waters. Streams, rivers, lakes, reservoirs, and wetlands play an important role in the carbon...

2009-09-01 16:26:44

In the paper, The Boundless Carbon Cycle, published in the September issue of Nature Geoscience, scientists from the University of Vienna, Uppsala University in Sweden, University of Antwerp, and the U.S. based Stroudâ“ž¢ Water Research Center argue that current international strategies to mitigate manmade carbon emissions and address climate change have overlooked a critical player - inland waters. Streams, rivers, lakes, reservoirs, and wetlands play an...

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2009-07-30 05:45:00

The U.S. climate bill would allow states that are profoundly dependant on greenhouse-gas releases fuels to have more carbon credits on a per capita basis, says a study of the legislation published on Wednesday. States that have already reduced gas emissions have long thought of how well they would be rewarded with the new federal climate bill. Really the only perks under the bill that passed through the U.S. House of Representatives will be less expensive compliance costs, says the review...

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2009-07-29 15:00:00

Underwater creatures, including small swimming animals like jellyfish, play a crucial role in the mixing of ocean waters, scientists reported on Wednesday. Writing in the July 30 issue of the journal Nature, John Dabiri, a Caltech bioengineer and Caltech graduate student Kakani Katija, discovered that both large and small underwater creatures contribute to the process of ocean mixing. "The perspective we usually take is how the ocean--by its currents, temperature, and chemistry--is affecting...

2009-07-29 10:00:00

Findings Could Help Find Sites Where Carbon Dioxide Could be Stored Underground HARRISBURG, Pa., July 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To comply with a 2008 law that directed the state to investigate the viability of storing carbon dioxide underground, the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources will begin collecting seismic data in Indiana and Westmoreland counties during the second week of August. "Our initial review of data already available showed that four geologic formations...

2009-07-13 09:58:03

Attempting to tackle climate change by trapping carbon dioxide or switching to nuclear power will not solve the problem of global warming, according to energy calculations published this month in the International Journal of Global Warming.Bo Nordell and Bruno Gervet of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Luleå University of Technology in Sweden have calculated the total energy emissions from the start of the industrial revolution in the 1880s to the...

2009-07-08 13:32:50

Widely sought efforts to reduce fuels that increase catastrophic fire in Pacific Northwest forests will be counterproductive to another important societal goal of sequestering carbon to help offset global warming, forestry researchers at Oregon State University conclude in a new report.Even if the biofuels were used in an optimal manner to produce electricity or make cellulosic ethanol, there would still be a net loss of carbon sequestration in forests of the Coast Range and the west side of...

2009-07-02 12:38:26

 The forests of the Pacific Northwest hold significant potential to increase carbon storage and help mitigate greenhouse gas emissions in coming years, a recent study concludes, if they are managed primarily for that purpose through timber harvest reductions and increased rotation ages.In the complete absence of stand-replacing disturbances "“ via fire or timber harvest "“ forests of Oregon and Northern California could theoretically almost double their carbon...

2009-06-24 09:00:00

Project moves Cambodia into international climate change arena PHNOM PENH, Cambodia, June 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cambodia's Forestry Administration, in partnership with Community Forestry International, Pact and Terra Global Capital, signed agreements with nine community forestry groups to develop and market carbon credits for an avoided deforestation project in the Oddar Meanchey province. The carbon agreement was also finalized with the government, marking a critical step in the...


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