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Invasive Plants Can Accelerate The Greenhouse Effect
2014-07-02 03:04:01

Clemson University scientists are shedding new light on how invasion by exotic plant species affects the ability of soil to store greenhouse gases. The research could have far-reaching implications for how we manage agricultural land and native ecosystems.

2014-06-30 15:08:17

The impact of the greenhouse gas CO2 on the Earth's temperature is well established by climate models and temperature records over the past 100 years, as well as coupled records of carbon dioxide concentration and temperature throughout Earth history.

2014-06-17 20:21:12

ALBANY, N.Y., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Through a new National Science Foundation (NSF) grant, University at Albany atmospheric scientist Aiguo Dai is studying more than a century

2014-06-17 08:22:14

TSX-V: CST Outstanding Shares: 79,687,836 QUEBEC CITY AND COLORADO SPRINGS, CO, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - CO(2 )Solutions Inc.

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.


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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obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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