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2010-07-28 11:56:36

Within the sludge of wastewater treatment plants is an invisible world teeming with microbes.

2010-07-23 16:47:00

US Automaker to Switch from HFCs to Climate Friendly Refrigerants WASHINGTON, July 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- General Motors has announced that it will convert the air conditioning systems in its entire fleet of Chevrolet, Cadillac, Buick and GM models from using high-GWP (global warming potential) refrigerants to a new refrigerant with a much lower climate impact.

2010-07-13 02:31:29

A tiny, little-understood plant pore has enormous implications for weather forecasting, climate change, agriculture, hydrology, and more.

2010-06-25 16:04:53

The approach the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) uses to estimate greenhouse gas emissions from agricultural anaerobic lagoons that treat manure contains errors and may underestimate methane emissions by up to 65%.

2010-06-21 06:00:00

VANCOUVER, June 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Monday June 21, 2010 - Carbon Friendly Solutions Inc. (TSX Venture Exchange: CFQ) ("CFS" or the "Company") is pleased to announce its wholly owned subsidiary Global CO2 Reduction Inc.

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2010-06-16 13:47:28

Chemicals that helped solve a global environmental crisis in the 1990s — the hole in Earth's protective ozone layer — may be making another problem — acid rain — worse, scientists are reporting.

2010-05-19 08:48:08

Study examines grasslands and grazing management impacts on global warming.

2010-05-12 12:00:00

MONTREAL and VICTORIA, May 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - CN has pioneered a modal shift protocol that will create new carbon offset project opportunities for British Columbia's transportation sector, CN President and Chief Executive Officer Claude Mongeau announced today. Pacific Carbon Trust (PCT), a Crown corporation and leading provider of offsets in British Columbia (B.C.), has agreed to recognize the protocol for modal shift offset projects in B.C. The modal shift protocol allows companies...

2010-05-10 09:46:00

Driven by Energy Efficiency Improvements, Industrial is the Only U.S.

2010-05-04 08:31:59

Let a bunch of fluorine atoms get together in the molecules of a chemical compound, and they're like a heavy metal band at a chamber music festival.


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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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