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Researchers Find Cooling Effect In Warming Arctic lakes
2014-08-07 03:47:42

University of Minnesota Scientists have known for a while that warming global temperatures are causing Arctic lakes to release methane, a potent greenhouse gas that leads to even more warming. In a new study published in the journal Nature, a team of researchers including U of M researcher Jacques Finlay, found that Siberian lakes have actually pulled more greenhouse gasses from the atmosphere than they have released into it since the last Ice Age, causing an overall slight cooling...

2014-07-29 23:10:09

PoofPad is new flatulence deodorant designed to help preserve reputations in the office. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 Award-winning inventor Michael Croix has launched an Indiegogo campaign for PoofPad, a flatulence neutralizer specifically designed to absorb embarrassing odors in the office. PoofPad is a discrete bag of activated charcoal that can easily be stored in a desk drawer. This compact packaging is designed for ease of use. To use the PoofPad, users will simply sit on the...

2014-07-29 12:37:08

California's Largest Utility Announces Actions to Reduce Methane Emissions WASHINGTON and SAN FRANCISCO, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At The White House today, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), along with leaders from Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) and other natural gas companies, presented plans aimed at reducing methane emissions and curbing climate change. PG&E Executive Vice President Nick Stavropoulos participated in the discussion and outlined the company's actions...

2014-07-28 23:06:34

New Market Research Reports Title “Global Coal Bed Methane (CBM) Market Analysis Size And Segment Forecasts To 2020” Has Been Added to GrandViewReseach.com Report Database. View Full Report - http://www.grandviewresearch.com/industry-analysis/coal-bed-methane-industry. San Francisco, California (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 Global CBM (Coal Bed Methane) market is expected to reach USD 17.31 billion by 2020, growing at a CAGR of 5.9% from 2014 to 2020. Unconventional CBM reserves, especially...

2014-07-24 23:04:24

Transparency Market Research published a new report "Global Coal Bed Methane Market: Industry Size, Market Share, Trends, Analysis and Forecast 2010 - 2018" to its report store. Browse the full report: http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/coal-bed-methane-market.html. Albany, New York (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 Coal Bed Methane Market – Global Industry Size, Market Share, Trends, Analysis, and Forecast, 2010 – 2018, the report by Transparency Market Research provides...

2014-07-21 23:02:08

Chloromethanes is estimated to reach 3,323 kilotons of market volume by 2018 signifying a firm annualized growth rate of over 3.4%. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/chloromethanes-market-1143.html (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 The report, “Chloromethanes Market by Type (Methyl Chloride, Methylene Chloride, Chloroform, Carbon Tetrachloride), by Geography (NA, Europe, Asia-Pacific, & ROW) & by Application - Global Trends and Forecasts to 2018,” analyzes the global...

2014-07-16 08:20:31

New Initiative Locates and Measures Seeping Methane, Highlights Unseen Climate Risk; Interactive Online Maps Will Help Utilities, Regulators Accelerate System Upgrades NEW YORK, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Environmental Defense Fund today unveiled interactive online maps showing natural gas leaks beneath the streets of Boston, Indianapolis and New York City's Staten Island. Leaks like these rarely pose an immediate safety threat, but the leaking natural gas - which is...

2014-07-11 08:22:16

HOUSTON, July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Far East Energy Corporation (OTCBB:FEEC), the U.S. listed company that operates the Shouyang Coalbed Methane (CBM) Production Sharing Contract (PSC) in Shanxi Province, People's Republic of China, is pleased to announce a further extension of the maturity date of its existing bridge facility with Standard Chartered Bank (SCB). The maturity date of the bridge facility with SCB has been extended to September 15, 2014, from the previous maturity...

2014-07-08 11:05:13

OSU The oxygen-rich surface waters of the world’s major oceans are supersaturated with methane – a powerful greenhouse gas that is roughly 20 times more potent than carbon dioxide – yet little is known about the source of this methane. Now a new study by researchers at Oregon State University demonstrates the ability of some strains of the oceans’ most abundant organism – SAR11 – to generate methane as a byproduct of breaking down a compound for its phosphorus. Results...

2014-07-07 23:03:09

North America Coal Bed Methane Market is split by Technology, Application, Regulation, & Geography including U.S. and Canada. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/north-america-coal-bed-methane-9410843393.html (PRWEB) July 07, 2014 CBM (Coalbed Methane) is consumed in the power generation, commercial, residential, industrial, and transportation sectors. Most of the CBM global consumption can be attributed to industrial utilization followed by power generation. CBM is used in the...


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2004-10-19 04:45:41

Uranus' moon Umbriel -- Umbriel is a moon of Uranus discovered in 1851 by William Lassell. It was named after the 'dusky melancholy sprite' in Alexander Pope's The Rape of the Lock. Umbriel's surface is the darkest of the Uranian moons, and it is also the least geologically active. It is mostly composed of water ice, with the balance made up of silicate rock and methane ice. Most of its methane ice is on its surface. ----- Discovery Discovered by William Lassell...

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2004-10-19 04:45:41

Uranus' moon Ariel -- Ariel is a moon of Uranus discovered in 1851 by William Lassell. Its composition is roughly 50% water ice, 30% silicate rock, and 20% methane ice, and it appears to have regions of fresh frost in places. Largely devoid of impact craters, Ariel appears to have undergone a period of intense geological activity that has produced a huge network of fault canyons and liquid water outflows over its surface. ----- Discovery Discovered by William Lassell...

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  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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