Quantcast

Latest Greenhouse gases Stories

2010-10-26 09:14:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA has announced the successful activation of new hardware that will support water production services aboard the International Space Station.

2010-10-26 11:08:03

NASA has announced the successful activation of new hardware that will support water production services aboard the International Space Station.

2010-10-25 11:10:00

Award Recognizes City's Achievement in Addressing Climate Change PITTSBURGH, Oct. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In recognition of its continual work to measure and reduce greenhouse gases, Pittsburgh has received a "Milestone Five" Award from ICLEI: Local Governments for Sustainability.

2010-10-15 16:53:57

Water vapor and clouds are the major contributors to Earth's greenhouse effect, but a new atmosphere-ocean climate modeling study shows that the planet's temperature ultimately depends on the atmospheric level of carbon dioxide.

14d48e9d4a6d5446d72185d18c8df1411
2010-09-13 13:35:49

Australian scientists said Monday they are planning to develop a "molecular sponge" which they hope will soak up carbon gases and help fight greenhouse gas pollution.

a9d9ff29a6f514744845fb6058d6e9e1
2010-09-07 12:14:42

Cow belches, a major source of greenhouse gases, could be decreased by an unusual feed supplement developed by a Penn State dairy scientist.

a8c9e164f8700f8f3e56274f97922503
2010-09-03 14:07:31

A new discovery by scientists at the Universities of East Anglia and Frankfurt could make it possible in future to identify the source of banned CFCs that are probably still being released into the atmosphere.

7f2b10554ba0345bce3f79b3785c2c1b1
2010-08-26 10:42:22

An unusual substance known as "dry water," which resembles powdered sugar, could provide a new way to absorb and store carbon dioxide, the major greenhouse gas that contributes to global warming.

a151e4fcc764ab032e85a02bee9ea4131
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.


Latest Greenhouse gases 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...

More Articles (1 articles) »
Word of the Day
deuteragonist
  • A person in a secondary role, specifically the second most important character (after the protagonist).
The word 'deuteragonist' comes from a Greek word meaning 'an actor of second-class parts'.
Related