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2010-12-21 00:01:46

The Pacific Forest Trust commends California's leadership in creating the nation’s first economy-wide cap and trade program that will be the first compliance carbon market in the world to accept emissions reductions from forest carbon projects. Sacramento, CA (PRWEB) December 20, 2010 The Pacific Forest Trust (PFT) commends the California’s Air Resources Board's Dec.

2010-12-14 06:30:00

LONDON, Dec. 14, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Tucan Travel is thrilled to announce that in the two years since it introduced its carbon offset scheme, it has raised 34,000 GBP through clients and its own donations for the World Land Trust and its work restoring and protecting rainforests.

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2010-11-11 11:33:17

Leaks from carbon dioxide injected deep underground to help fight climate change could bubble up into drinking water aquifers near the surface, driving up levels of contaminants in the water tenfold or more in some places.

2010-11-01 22:33:01

Nature's capacity to store carbon, the element at the heart of global climate woes, is steadily eroding as the world's farmers expand croplands at the expense of native ecosystem such as forests.

2010-10-26 21:42:22

The food industry generates a lot of waste products, but one of these, eggshells, could help combat climate change.

2010-10-26 02:47:46

New University of Florida research puts to rest the mystery of where old carbon was stored during the last glacial period.

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2010-08-20 09:46:37

Emissions of carbon dioxide are causing ocean acidification as well as global warming.

2010-07-29 09:00:00

AUSTIN, Texas, July 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Skyonic Corporation today announced it received $25 million from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to support phase two construction of the Capitol-SkyMine® project, targeted to be the world's first for-profit, commercial carbon capture plant.

2010-07-22 15:38:01

Much organically bound carbon is deposited on inland lake bottoms.

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2010-07-15 09:49:29

Because they can remove carbon dioxide from the flue gases of coal-burning facilities such as power plants, solid materials containing amines are being extensively studied as part of potential CO2 sequestration programs designed to reduce the impact of the greenhouse gas.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.