Latest Carbon sink Stories

2008-11-19 16:27:16

A detailed analysis of black carbon -- the residue of burned organic matter -- in computer climate models suggests that those models may be overestimating global warming predictions.

2008-11-17 10:10:00

Scientists have long known that life can exist in some very extreme environments. But Earth continues to surprise us.

2008-11-12 14:45:00

NASA's first spacecraft dedicated to studying carbon dioxide, the leading human-produced greenhouse gas driving changes in Earth's climate, has arrived at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif., to begin final launch preparations.

2008-10-29 15:00:23

U.S. scientists say they've determined earthworms can change the chemical nature of the carbon in North American forest litter and soils.

2008-10-08 15:18:41

In one of the first comparisons of its kind, researchers have demonstrated that wetlands in tropical areas are able to absorb and hold onto about 80 percent more carbon than can wetlands in temperate zones.

2008-09-21 03:00:17

By Festa, David ". . . Ocean surface temperatures worldwide have risen on average 0.9[degrees]F, and ocean waters in many tropical regions have risen by almost 2[degrees] over the past century. This is 30 times the amount of heat that has been added to the atmosphere. . .

2008-09-12 10:55:01

Contrary to 40 years of conventional wisdom, a new analysis to be published Friday in the journal Nature suggests that old growth forests are usually "carbon sinks" - they continue to absorb carbon dioxide from the atmosphere and mitigate climate change for centuries.

2008-09-05 06:00:20

EESTech and Tianjin Dagang Huashi Power Generation have signed a memorandum of understanding to establish a carbon capture and storage project in China using EESTech's carbon management and storage technology.

2008-08-21 09:00:56

The Anviron Holding Company (Pinksheets:ANVH) ("Anviron"), a manufacturer and marketer of "Clean & Green" products and technology, announced today that the company has released a white paper on use of the company's NuSoil Technology to the government of Thailand.

2008-08-04 14:20:00

A new Australian study of "green carbon" and its role in climate change suggests that untouched natural forests store three times more carbon dioxide than previously estimated and 60 percent more than plantation forests.

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