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Methane Emissions In North America Surpass Previous Estimates
2013-11-26 05:16:45

The US Environmental Protection Agency could be underestimating American methane emission levels by as much as 50 percent, according to new research appearing in this week’s early online edition of the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

2013-11-25 15:01:31

New model calculations by ETH researcher Thomas Frölicher show that global warming may continue after a stoppage of CO 2 emissions.

Nitrous Oxide Atmosphere Double 2050
2013-11-22 13:35:04

A new report from the UN's Environment Program said that emissions of nitrous oxide could almost double by 2050 if preventative steps aren’t taken.

2013-11-19 12:12:15

Farmers may be able to help reduce emissions of the greenhouse gas nitrous oxide (N2O) by incorporating copper into crop fertilization processes – according to new research from the University of East Anglia.

carbon emissions hit 40B tons in 2013
2013-11-19 10:22:50

Scientists released their annual Global Carbon Budget report on Tuesday, which found that carbon dioxide emissions will reach a record high of 40 billion tons in 2013.

2013-11-12 23:19:41

GoVeho.com, the nation’s first and only social networking site for ridesharing, is looking for eco-friendly donors that will aid their mission to provide commuters an easy, on-demand carpooling

Global Warming Linked To Changes In Precipitation Around The World
2013-11-12 05:18:34

According to a new study from the scientists at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, the location and intensity of rain is changing around the globe.


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
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.