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2010-09-16 10:00:00

FARMINGTON, Conn., Sept. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Carrier Corp. celebrates International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer, designated by the United Nations General Assembly to commemorate the signing of the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer.

2010-09-10 15:30:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA on behalf of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has awarded a sole source contract to Ball Aerospace and Technology Corp.

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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.

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2010-08-22 09:55:00

A U.N. board that oversees a $2.7 billion market intended to cut heat-trapping gases has agreed to take steps that could lead to reining in what European and U.S. environmentalists call a gigantic scam.

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2010-08-08 20:20:00

On July 6 this summer, Virginia's Department of Environmental Quality issued the region's first 'unhealthy' air alert since 2008.

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.

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2010-07-23 09:07:35

For the first time, KIT scientists have successfully measured in the ozone layer the chlorine compound ClOOCl which plays an important role in stratospheric ozone depletion.

2010-07-22 12:40:46

An early study in rats provides the first direct indication that a major component of smog might trigger cell death in the heart.

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2010-07-08 09:50:20

Although global grain production must double by 2050 to address rising population and demand, new data from the University of Illinois suggests crop yields will suffer unless new approaches to adapt crop plants to climate change are adopted. Improved agronomic traits responsible for the remarkable increases in yield accomplished during the past 50 years have reached their ceiling for some of the world's most important crops.


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