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2015-02-12 16:21:08

WASHINGTON, Feb. 12, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Droughts in the U.S.

2015-02-06 12:21:56

Canada Encourages Cooperation on Effective, Meaningful, Science-Based Environmental Measures CALGARY, Feb.

2015-02-02 08:20:32

NEW DELHI, February 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) and Tata Motors today organized the International Conference on 'Sustainable Fuel

2015-01-29 12:23:14

WALTHAM, Mass., Jan. 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Tecogen(®) Inc.

2015-01-27 16:24:14

Comparison of Electrification, Mixed-energy Scenarios LOS ANGELES, Jan.

2015-01-21 04:20:23

The application for Android and iOS also won the ShowStoppers Envisioneering Innovation & Design Award at the 2015 Consumer Electronics Show. ALISO VIEJO, Calif., Jan.

2015-01-14 12:21:47

Federal strategy promises to cut waste, speed climate protection; 45% reduction target is achievable with low-cost technologies but additional policies are needed to reach it WASHINGTON,

2015-01-12 23:03:10

GIA launches comprehensive analysis of industry segments, trends, growth drivers, market share, market size and demand forecasts on the Carbon Capture and Storage market.

2015-01-06 04:20:25

As part of its membership commitments for World Wide Fund for Nature's Climate Savers Program BAODING, China, Jan.


Latest Greenhouse gas Reference Libraries

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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2004-10-19 04:45:44

Terraforming -- Terraforming (literally, "Earth-shaping") is the process of modifying a planet, moon or other body to a more habitable atmosphere, temperature or ecology. The term was first used in a science fiction novel, 'Seetee Shock' (1940?) by Jack Williamson, but the actual concept is older than that. An example in fiction is 'First and Last Men' by Olaf Stapledon in which Venus is modified, after a long and destructive war with the original inhabitants, who naturally object to the...

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Word of the Day
marcescent
  • Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.
The word 'marcescent' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to wither'.
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