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The release of a huge amount of methane gas may have caused a massive, prehistoric extinction that gave way to the arrival of dinosaurs as the dominant life form on earth, according to a new study.
USDA scientists have produced the first detailed data on how large-scale dairy facilities contribute to the emission of greenhouse gases.
Trees absorb carbon dioxide from the atmosphere to grow, so forests have long been proposed as a way to offset climate change.
Plants are good for the planet because, among other things, they help offset the effects of global climate change.
MORRIS TOWNSHIP, N.J., July 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Honeywell (NYSE: HON) announced today that it will invest $33 million in its Baton Rouge, La., manufacturing facility - one of the leading suppliers of refrigerants in the U.S.
RACINE, Wis., June 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- SC Johnson announced today that it achieved its greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction goal set through the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Climate Leaders program.
Brown Trucking Company announced today that it has become a Certified Carrier of the GREENWAY MILES program to provide customers with greater visibility and sustainability within their supply chain through a certified calculation of their per-mile carbon output and the option to offset that carbon. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) June 07, 2011 â€œGREENWAY MILES members and their shippers now have the ability to know exactly what their carbon footprint is and the cost of offsetting each mile,â€...
The Nature Conservancy of Canada Launches North America's Largest Forest Carbon Credit Project To view the Social Media Release, click here: http://smr.newswire.ca/en/nature-conservancy/ncc-darkwoods-carbon VANCOUVER, June 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC), Canada's leading private land conservation organization, announces the largest forest carbon project to date in North America.
The present rate of greenhouse carbon dioxide emissions through fossil fuel burning is higher than that associated with an ancient episode of severe global warming, according to new research.
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...
- An aromatic woolly plant (Origanum dictamnus) native to Crete, formerly believed to have magical powers.