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Extreme Weather And Global Warming
2012-08-21 09:01:30

In the keynote address at the 244th National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society, Nobel Laureate Mario J. Molina stressed that the latest scientific evidence has only strengthened the link between human activity and extreme weather events and global warming.

2012-08-15 23:01:12

Summer contest aims to raise awareness about air quality in the region Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) August 14, 2012 A summer contest offers residents of Pennsylvania

Atmospheric Compound Linked To Climate Change, Human Health
2012-08-09 05:34:42

Researchers have discovered a surprising new chemical compound in Earth's atmosphere that reacts with sulfur dioxide to form sulfuric acid, which is known to have significant impacts on climate and health.

2012-08-01 23:08:42

Most of the world's population will be subject to degraded air quality in 2050 if man-made emissions continue as usual.

Air Pollution Increases Worldwide
2012-08-01 12:22:05

Atmospheric model calculates changes in air quality over the coming decades

2012-07-30 15:46:54

The destruction of atmospheric ozone can take place within newly forming Polar Stratospheric Clouds (PSCs), which serve as the battleground for manmade chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) to attack and destroy ozone.

Summer Storms Cause Ozone Depletion In United States
2012-07-27 09:49:29

Researchers from Harvard, led by Weld professor of atmospheric chemistry James G. Anderson, have discovered a serious and wholly unexpected ozone loss over the United States in summer.


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2012-05-12 09:22:57

Atlantis launched from Kennedy Space Center on November 3, 1994 at 11:59 AM EST and landed at Edwards AFB on November 14 at 7:33 AM PST. The shuttle orbited 174 times at an altitude of 164 nautical miles at an inclination of 57 degrees and travelled 4.5 million miles. The mission lasted 10 days, 22 hours, 34 minutes, and 2 seconds. This mission further advanced efforts to collect data about sun's energy output, chemical makeup of the Earth's middle atmosphere, and how these factors affect...

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...

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Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.