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Problem Wells Found To Be Source Of Methane

Problem Wells Found To Be Source Of Methane

By Elizabeth K. Gardne, Purdue University High levels of the greenhouse gas methane were found above shale gas wells at a production point not thought to be an important emissions source, according to a study jointly led by Purdue and Cornell...

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2014-04-24 08:44:50

DUBLIN, Apr. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/nww6jv/global_carbon) has announced the addition of the "Global Carbon Accounting Software Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 The analysts forecast the Global Carbon Accounting Software market to grow at a CAGR of 34.51 percent over the period 2013-2018. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the increased...

2014-04-21 16:22:16

Oakbio reveals ongoing n-Butanol and biofuels program in public announcement of their grant award for "Conversion of industrial CO2 emissions into biofuels and chemicals" SUNNYVALE, Calif., April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Climate Change and Emissions Management Corporation (CCEMC) of Alberta, Canada announced today that it has awarded a $500,000 grant to Oakbio, a Sunnyvale, CA-based cleantech company, and The Ohio State University for their proposal submission, "Conversion of...

2014-04-18 12:21:28

Utility is Credited with Helping the Industry Curb Methane Emissions SAN FRANCISCO, April 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new White House strategy paper on reducing emissions of methane--a powerful greenhouse gas--named Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) as one of five natural gas utilities nationwide "collaborating to address key technical and regulatory factors affecting methane emission reduction opportunities from natural gas distribution systems." The official Climate...

2014-04-17 12:23:40

Four Cassidy Turley Managed Properties Among Top Performers in National Building Competition WASHINGTON, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cassidy Turley, a leading commercial real estate services provider in the U.S., announced today that 42 of its managed properties successfully crossed the finish line in EPA's 2013 ENERGY STAR National Building Competition: Battle of the Buildings. In its fourth year, the competition featured buildings from across the country racing to improve...

2014-04-16 08:24:27

CCEMC Provides Grant Supporting SkyCycle(TM) Pilot Plant AUSTIN, Texas, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Skyonic Corporation, an Austin-based carbon-capture technology company, announced it has been selected to receive a $500,000 CAD grant from the Climate Change and Emissions Management Corporation (CCEMC), an Alberta-based non-profit that provides ongoing, dedicated funds to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and adapt to climate change through investments in the discovery,...

2014-04-14 10:41:27

Statistical analysis rules out natural-warming hypothesis with more than 99 percent certainty An analysis of temperature data since 1500 all but rules out the possibility that global warming in the industrial era is just a natural fluctuation in the earth's climate, according to a new study by McGill University physics professor Shaun Lovejoy. The study, published online April 6 in the journal Climate Dynamics, represents a new approach to the question of whether global warming in the...

2014-04-09 23:27:32

Polar Technology breaks SF6 abatement records with reclamation. Brentwood, TN (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 Polar Technology has broken its previous year record of abating 1.2 million tons of CO2 with addition of 775,000 tons from SF6 reclamation during the year of 2013. This tonnage is the equivalent amount of CO2 that can be absorbed by 18,034,684 trees over ten years, or equal to the amount of CO2 emissions saved if 151962.4 cars were removed off the roads this year. All of which is due to...

2014-04-09 12:22:40

Renewable Energy Projects Eliminated More Than 13,000 Metric Tons of Greenhouse Gas Emissions Last Year RACINE, Wis., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SC Johnson announced that its innovative use of renewable energy in Indonesia cut more than 13,000 metric tons of greenhouse gas emissions last year. Using waste products as an energy source, the company's innovative use of biofuels at its Medan and Surabaya facilities demonstrates the company's commitment to minimizing its environmental footprint...

2014-04-08 23:22:04

Transparency Market Research Report Added "Carbon-Emissions Market - Global Industry Size, Share, Trends, Analysis, And Forecasts 2012 - 2018" to its database. Browse Full Report:- http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/carbon-emissions-market.html Albany, New York USA (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 Carbon emissions were traded at minor levels over the past few years. However, the involvement of governments in stabilizing the concentration of atmospheric greenhouse gases has resulted...

2014-04-07 11:00:15

Despite climate change, most polluters still pay little or nothing when they release carbon dioxide into the atmosphere. 'A cost of USD 0.15 per kilo CO2 would be enough to solve the whole climate change problem', says Thomas Sterner, professor of environmental economics at the University of Gothenburg. Sterner is the only Swedish researcher to serve as a coordinating lead author of a new report that the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change will present next week. The third part of...


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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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