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2014-05-05 23:03:17

Ozone pollution across the continental United States will become far more difficult to keep in check as temperatures rise, according to new research led by NCAR. The detailed study shows that Americans face the risk of a 70 percent increase in unhealthy summertime ozone levels by 2050. Boulder, CO (PRWEB) May 05, 2014 Ozone pollution across the continental United States will become far more difficult to keep in check as temperatures rise, according to new research led by the National...

2014-04-30 08:25:11

FARMINGDALE, N.Y., April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cemtrex, Inc. (www.cemtrex.com) today announced its second quarter consolidated results of operations for the three months ended March 31, 2014. Second Quarter Highlights: Total revenue for the three months ended March 31, 2014 and 2013 was $11,548,572 and $3,620,167, respectively, an increase of $7,928,396, or 219%. Net income for the three months ended March 31, 2014 and 2013 was $769,615 and $56,428, respectively, an increase of...

2014-04-29 16:25:57

LONDON, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Global Emission Control Catalysts Industryhttp://www.reportbuyer.com/industry_manufacturing/environmental_services/global_emission_control_catalysts_industry.html This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Emission Control Catalysts in US$ Million by the following Product Segments: Motor Vehicle Emission Control Catalysts, and Industrial Emission Control Catalysts. Motor Vehicle...

2014-04-29 12:36:22

Collaboration will reduce greenhouse gas emissions and advance sustainable sourcing MINNEAPOLIS, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, General Mills chairman and chief executive officer Ken Powell joined Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. president and chief executive officer Doug McMillon to announce a commitment to accelerate innovation in sustainable agriculture and reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. The announcement was made in Bentonville, Ark., at Walmart's first ever Sustainability Product...

2014-04-29 08:24:20

ALBANY, New York, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MRRBIZ includes new market research report "Green Energy (Solar PV, Wind Energy, Hydroelectric Power, Bio-Fuels, Geothermal Energy) Market - Global Industry Analysis, Market Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019" to its large collection of research report. There has been an increased emphasis on the need for green, renewable and sustainable energy sources globally. Rise in demand has been due to growing...

Eliminating Agriculture's Climate Footprint
2014-04-27 04:46:37

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Reducing global red meat consumption and reducing food waste could drastically reduce the annual amount of carbon emissions from the worldwide agriculture industry, according to a new report released Friday by Climate Focus and California Environmental Associates. The report, entitled Strategies for Mitigating Climate Change in Agriculture, entailed the review and synthesis of a vast array of different literature on agriculture...

2014-04-25 12:21:00

WASHINGTON, April 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Statement by John Bozzella, Global Automakers President and CEO: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120928/MM83271LOGO Our members' efforts to reduce their environmental footprint each year by advancing fuel efficiency, reducing greenhouse gases (GHG), and accelerating the introduction of advanced fuel technologies is working. The Environmental Protection Agency's performance report for the first year of GHG standards showed...

2014-04-24 08:44:50

DUBLIN, Apr. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/nww6jv/global_carbon) has announced the addition of the "Global Carbon Accounting Software Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 The analysts forecast the Global Carbon Accounting Software market to grow at a CAGR of 34.51 percent over the period 2013-2018. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the increased...

2014-04-21 16:22:16

Oakbio reveals ongoing n-Butanol and biofuels program in public announcement of their grant award for "Conversion of industrial CO2 emissions into biofuels and chemicals" SUNNYVALE, Calif., April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Climate Change and Emissions Management Corporation (CCEMC) of Alberta, Canada announced today that it has awarded a $500,000 grant to Oakbio, a Sunnyvale, CA-based cleantech company, and The Ohio State University for their proposal submission, "Conversion of...

2014-04-18 12:21:28

Utility is Credited with Helping the Industry Curb Methane Emissions SAN FRANCISCO, April 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new White House strategy paper on reducing emissions of methane--a powerful greenhouse gas--named Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) as one of five natural gas utilities nationwide "collaborating to address key technical and regulatory factors affecting methane emission reduction opportunities from natural gas distribution systems." The official Climate...


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
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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