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Newly Discovered Microbe Is Key Player In Climate Change

Newly Discovered Microbe Is Key Player In Climate Change

Provided by Daniel Stolte, University of Arizona As permafrost soils thaw under the influence of global warming, communities of soil microbes act as potent amplifiers of global climate change, an international study has shown. Tiny soil...

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2014-10-23 16:23:15

LONDON, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Petroleum Additives in US$ Thousands by the following Product Segments: Fuel Oil Additives, and Lubricating Oil Additives. The market for Lubricating Oil Additives is further analyzed in Thousand Metric Tons and US$ Million by the following Functional Segments: Antioxidants, Antiwear Agents, Corrosion Inhibitors, Detergents, Dispersants, Extreme Pressure Additives, Foam Control Agents, Pour Point...

2014-10-21 16:22:59

New DuPont(TM) Formacel® 1100 Reduces Greenhouse Gas Emissions through Lower GWP and Improved Energy Efficiency WILMINGTON, Del., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DuPont Fluorochemicals (DuPont) announced today that Formacel® 1100 has received approval from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency under the Significant New Alternatives Policy (SNAP) Program for use as a foam expansion agent or blowing agent. The purpose of the SNAP Program is to allow a safe, smooth transition away...

2014-10-20 23:05:58

Capitol SkyMine deploys new technology to transform greenhouse gas emissions into marketable, carbon-negative products such as baking soda and bleach. Austin, Texas (PRWEB) October 20, 2014 Designed to be both beneficial for the environment and profitable for business, Skyonic Corporation will open Capitol SkyMine, the first-of-its-kind, commercial-scale carbon capture and utilization facility, on Tuesday, Oct. 21. Located in San Antonio at Capitol Aggregates, an existing cement plant,...

2014-10-16 08:24:55

FARMINGDALE, N.Y., Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cemtrex, Inc. (OTC: CTEI) today announced that it is experiencing greater proposal activity in its Continuous Emission Monitoring Systems (CEMS) business. Ravi Narayan, Vice President of Cemtrex cited several reasons for increased activity including, (i) U.S. cement plants will need to upgrade their CEMS over the next two years to measure mercury, hydrocarbons, HCl and particulate, (ii) Coal-fired power plants also have to measure...

2014-10-10 08:21:33

DUBLIN, Oct. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Clean Coal Technologies Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 Clean coal refers to the process of reducing carbon emissions and other harmful pollutants that arise from the burning of coal for power generation to the minimum possible level. SC, USC, and IGCC technologies are clean coal technologies that are widely used for setting up...

2014-10-09 12:21:58

WASHINGTON, Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- One small "hot spot" in the U.S. Southwest is responsible for producing the largest concentration of the greenhouse gas methane seen over the United States - more than triple the standard ground-based estimate -- according to a new study of satellite data by scientists at NASA and the University of Michigan. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20081007/38461LOGO Methane is very efficient at trapping heat in the atmosphere and, like...

2014-10-09 08:22:56

FuturEnergy Files Revolutionary Patent Utilizing MagneGas® Fuel in Coal Co-Combustion Process Producing Energy While Reducing Greenhouse Gases TOOWOOMBA, Australia, Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FuturEnergy Pty Ltd, an Australian based combustion research and development Company, announced today that it has submitted a pioneer patent, on combusting coal emissions containing CO2 in a secondary post combustion chamber with MagneGas® fuel. The patent, 'Utilising synergistic mixture of...

2014-10-02 23:08:56

Fresh Water Crisis, Not Climate Change, Should Be Top Global Priority Says Sharon Kleyne Hour Power of Water Sponsor. Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) October 02, 2014 The Executive Board of Bio-Logic Aqua Research today announced that they will continue their sponsorship of the Sharon Kleyne Hour Power of Water Radio Show. They made this decision, the Board announced, because they endorse the strong activist position taken by the show’s host, Sharon Kleyne, who believes that the global fresh...

2014-10-02 12:24:07

LONDON, Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Carbon capture and storage is a process that has become quite popular in recent years. Carbon capture and storage, known commonly as CCS, or even known as carbon capture and sequestration, is a process that captures waste carbon dioxide from sources such as fossil fuel plants and transports it to a carbon storage site (generally underground). The process prevents the release of such large amounts of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere. CCS is being...

2014-10-02 08:22:59

Employs tens of thousands of Americans who build, sell, and service methane controls for the oil and gas industry--saving $1.8 billion annually in wasted product WASHINGTON, Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new report suggests that the nation's growing methane mitigation industry can boost economic development in key energy states and help reduce oil and gas air pollution, according to the Environmental Defense Fund. As the federal government considers standards to limit...


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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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