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Can Nature Selectively Buffer Human-caused Global Warming?
2014-02-03 09:57:45

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem Can naturally occurring processes selectively buffer the full brunt of global warming caused by greenhouse gas emissions resulting from human activities? Yes, find researchers from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Johns Hopkins University in the US and NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center. As the globe warms, ocean temperatures rise, leading to increased water vapor escaping into the atmosphere. Water vapor is the most important greenhouse gas, and...

2014-02-03 08:20:59

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report concludes that HFO-1234yf has a global warming potential that is less than 1 MORRIS TOWNSHIP, N.J., Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Honeywell (NYSE: HON) announced today that the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), a scientific body established by the United Nations, has confirmed that Honeywell's new low-global-warming automobile refrigerant, HFO-1234yf, has a global warming potential (GWP) that is less than 1, below that...

U Delaware Team Turns Greenhouse Gases Into Useful Chemicals
2014-01-31 12:25:09

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online University of Delaware researchers have found a way to convert greenhouse gases into useful chemicals. Researchers developed a selective catalyst that is able to electrochemically convert carbon dioxide into carbon monoxide with 92 percent efficiency. “Converting carbon dioxide to useful chemicals in a selective and efficient way remains a major challenge in renewable and sustainable energy research,” Feng Jiao, assistant...

2014-01-29 12:22:37

The February Issue of Food Nutrition & Science Reviews a Study on Climate Change due to Meat Production; Also How to Define Sustainable Food; and more. SANTA MONICA, Calif., Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Greenhouse gas emissions from meat production are significant and need to be reduced, according to a recent report published in the January 2014 issue of Nature Climate Change, a scientific journal and featured in the February issue of Food Nutrition & Science. The report...

Greenhouse Gas Reduction Program Doing Better Than Expected
2014-01-29 09:05:36

Steven Siceloff - NASA's Kennedy Space Center, Fla. Early figures from a pilot program at Kennedy Space Center show that electric cars are reducing greenhouse gas emissions by a far greater amount than expected, according to the program's coordinator. "The numbers are 10 times better than we thought we’d ever see," said Frank Kline with Kennedy's Sustainability office. "No one's ever done a pilot where you get actual numbers. It’s always been estimates only." The results are...

2014-01-27 08:21:52

FARMINGDALE, N.Y., Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cemtrex Inc. (OTC: CTEI) today announced its fiscal year 2013 consolidated results of operations for the twelve months ended September 30, 2013. Fiscal year 2013 Highlights: -- Revenue increased by 12% to $13,673,531 for twelve months ended in September 30, 2013 compared to $12,162,046 for the same period in 2012. -- Revenue increased by 45.2% to $5,332,157 for the three month period ended June 30, 2013 compared to...

2014-01-23 08:22:01

Asahi Glass will produce HFO-1234yf for Honeywell to meet increased demand for the refrigerant MORRIS TOWNSHIP, N.J., Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Honeywell (NYSE: HON) announced today that it has entered into a supply agreement with Asahi Glass Company Ltd. (AGC) to increase production for HFO-1234yf, a new refrigerant for automobiles with a global warming potential (GWP) of less than 1. This GWP is 99.9 percent lower than that of the current refrigerant in use, HFC-134a, and even...

Electric And Hybrid Vehicles Won’t Help Reduce Emissions
2014-01-22 05:36:44

[ Watch the Video: Are Greener Cars The Answer To Emissions Problems? ] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Battery-electric vehicles, plug-in hybrids and other types of electric drive passenger vehicles (EDVs) will have less of an impact on greenhouse gas levels than many experts have predicted, according to research published online this month in the journal Environmental Science & Technology. In the paper, researchers from the North Carolina State...

2014-01-21 12:21:40

WASHINGTON, Jan. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA scientists say 2013 tied with 2009 and 2006 for the seventh warmest year since 1880, continuing a long-term trend of rising global temperatures. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) With the exception of 1998, the 10 warmest years in the 134-year record all have occurred since 2000, with 2010 and 2005 ranking as the warmest years on record. NASA's Goddard Institute for Space Studies (GISS) in New...

2014-01-19 23:01:18

Transparency Market Research Report added "Carbon Black Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends And Forecast, 2013 - 2019" to its database. Browse Full Report: http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/carbon-black-market.html. Albany, New York (PRWEB) January 19, 2014 Carbon black is produced by incomplete combustion of heavy petroleum. Traditionally, it was produced by charring wood or bone. It appears black and reflects very little light. Its major...


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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