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2015-04-22 12:21:17

SYRACUSE, N.Y., April 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Energy efficient container refrigeration systems introduced by Carrier Transicold in recent years are playing a vital role in helping the marine

2015-04-13 20:21:03

Enhanced product offering to further research into the air we breathe, water we drink and land we harvest. SANTA CLARA, Calif., April 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Picarro, Inc., a leading

2015-04-13 12:24:01

DALLAS, April 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- This research on Activated carbon Industry [http://www.rnrmarketresearch.com/china-activated-carbon-industry-report-2014-2017-market-report.html

four corners
2015-04-10 09:00:19

Scientific investigators from NASA, the Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences in Colorado and several other institutions are joining forces to investigate a mysterious methane hotspot located in the Four Corners regions of the southwestern US.

2015-04-01 23:05:34

Vowing to do its part, the U.S.

2011 japan earthquake
2015-03-27 10:08:19

The March 2011 earthquake off the coast of Japan was reportedly responsible for at least 15,000 deaths and damage to more than one million buildings, and new research indicates that effects of the catastrophic event are still being felt in the climate today.

2015-03-26 12:21:45

EPA's Performance Report Highlights Early Progress WASHINGTON, March 26, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Statement by

2015-03-26 08:22:54

Program Recognizes Employers That Demonstrate Superior Efforts to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions BEVERLY, Mass., March 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Axcelis Technologies, Inc.

2015-03-20 12:22:50

Company also commits to achieve 90% recycling rate FAIRFAX, Va., March 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- SRA International, Inc.,

2015-03-19 23:02:10

Greenhouse gas, or GHG, emissions from the oil, gas, and coal extracted on federal lands and waters account for more than 20 percent of all U.S. GHG emissions and 24 percent of all U.S.


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
gazingstock
  • A person or thing gazed at with wonder or curiosity, especially of a scornful kind.
The 'stock' of 'gazingstock' comes from an Old English word meaning 'tree trunk' or 'wood'.
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