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2011-06-30 18:21:45

Ground-level ozone is an air pollutant that harms humans and plants.

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2011-06-20 08:45:00

Australian research institute CSIRO launched a new website on Monday that allows Internet users to monitor greenhouse gas emissions.

2011-05-24 06:55:00

Subsidies for Super Greenhouse Gas Manufacture Must be Eliminated WASHINGTON, May 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) is calling for an end to the expensive UN program that pays over a billion dollars a year to capture and destroy the super greenhouse gas HFC-23.

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2011-05-16 11:33:49

The research aircraft Polar 5 of the Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research in the Helmholtz Association returned to Bremerhaven from a six-week expedition in the high Arctic on May 6.

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2011-04-22 06:50:00

In a new study published in Science magazine, US researchers on Thursday said the hole in the ozone layer over Antarctica is a major driver of climate change and rain increases in the southern hemisphere over the last 50 years.

2011-04-21 22:59:47

In a study to be published in the April 21st issue of Science magazine, researchers at Columbia University's School of Engineering and Applied Science report their findings that the ozone hole, which is located over the South Pole, has affected the entire circulation of the Southern Hemisphere all the way to the equator.

2011-04-13 08:30:00

MINNEAPOLIS, April 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cargill will be a financial and exclusive marketing partner for the tradable emission credits generated by San Francisco-based EOS Climate, a company which uses market-based incentives to prevent emissions of harmful greenhouse gases (GHGs) associated with older refrigerators and cooling systems.

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2011-04-11 08:58:16

Storing fruits and vegetables in ozone-enriched environments reduces spoilage.

2011-04-05 15:46:11

Over the past few days ozone-depleted air masses extended from the north pole to southern Scandinavia leading to higher than normal levels of ultraviolet (UV) radiation during sunny days in southern Finland.

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2011-04-05 11:05:00

In the spring of 2011, the ozone layer that protects us from harmful levels of ultraviolet rays has shown a record loss in the Arctic region.


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