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2014-06-16 23:02:19

Land use policies and preferential tax treatment for housing – in the form of federal income tax deductions for mortgage interest and property taxes – have increased carbon emissions in the

Helping Farmers Around The World Fight Greenhouse Gas Emissions And Climate Change
2014-06-10 03:11:03

Helping farmers around the globe apply more precise amounts of fertilizer nitrogen can combat climate change.

2014-06-10 13:03:49

Helping farmers around the globe apply more-precise amounts of nitrogen-based fertilizer can help combat climate change.

2014-06-04 15:34:13

Tinkering with climate change through climate engineering isn't going to help us get around what we have to do says a new report authored by researchers at six universities, including Simon Fraser University.

2014-06-03 12:26:40

The best of 344 submissions from 37 countries on six continents offer innovations to reduce greenhouse gases by 1 megatonne per year CLEVELAND, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

2014-06-03 08:24:18

Former Director, Honorable Stephen Johnson, to join the newly formed Board of Advisors IRVINE, Calif., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ENER-CORE, Inc.

2014-06-02 23:01:19

The Obama administration today mandated a 30 percent cut in carbon dioxide emissions at power plants by 2030.

2014-05-29 23:07:48

Forest carbon markets are constrained by estimation and invalidation risk. PEM Inc.

Unclouding Our View Of Future Climate
2014-05-22 03:58:27

If we had a second Earth, we could experiment with its atmosphere to see how increased levels of greenhouse gases would change it, without the risks that come with performing such an experiment. Since we don’t, scientists use global climate models.

2014-05-21 16:23:43

Dividend Expected to Increase 20 to 25 Percent Between 2013-2016 TULSA, Okla., May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ONEOK, Inc. (NYSE: OKE) President and Chief Executive Officer Terry K.


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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deuteragonist
  • A person in a secondary role, specifically the second most important character (after the protagonist).
The word 'deuteragonist' comes from a Greek word meaning 'an actor of second-class parts'.
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