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US Seen As Stalling On UN Climate Talks; Brazil, China Rule Out Deal Without Kyoto Pledge
2011-12-01 06:24:28

Environmental groups and government officials warned this week that US negotiators at the UN climate talks in Durban risk portraying the US as an obstruction to fighting global warming due to its stalling on critical issues.

2011-11-28 17:35:18

For many people in the developing world getting enough food to eat is a persistent challenge.

2011-11-28 15:07:25

The Midwest Geological Sequestration Consortium (MGSC) has begun injecting carbon dioxide (CO2) for the first million-ton demonstration of carbon sequestration in the U.S. The CO2 will be stored permanently in the Mt. Simon Sandstone more than a mile beneath the Illinois surface at Decatur.

2011-11-16 23:35:13

A new report published by an independent global commission of eminent scientists states that the world's food system needs an immediate transformation to meet current and future threats to food security and environmental sustainability.

2011-11-16 07:43:47

In the lead up to UN global climate talks in Durban, South Africa later this month, an independent global commission of eminent scientists today released a set of concrete recommendations to policy makers on how to achieve food security in the face of climate change.

2011-11-15 06:35:04

A panel of experts will meet ahead of the Durban climate summit to discuss a new report from the University of East Anglia and University of Sussex which calls for an overhaul of how markets in carbon emissions are governed.

Emissions Use Decreases As We Age
2011-11-08 13:20:13

According to new research released on Monday, the carbon-dioxide emissions of the average American increase until around the age of 65.

2011-11-07 16:42:36

New demographic analysis reveals that the CO2 emissions of the average American increase until around the age of 65, and then start to decrease.

2011-11-02 21:55:41

Maryland's plan to cut greenhouse gas emissions 25 percent by 2020 meets a series of benchmark tests set by state lawmakers, concludes a new pair of studies by the University of Maryland Center for Integrative Environmental Research (CIER).


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.