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Drained Wetlands Are A Major Source Of Greenhouse Gas
2012-11-24 07:08:36

Greenhouse gas emissions originating from drained wetlands are roughly equal to that given off by industrial factories, a team of Swedish researchers claim in a new study.

Reports Warn Europe Is Nearing Irreversible Threat From Catastrophic Climate Change
2012-11-23 10:45:49

A newly released report from the European Environment Agency (EEA) is warning that Europe is on the verge of catastrophic climate change if it does not act on commitments made to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

2012-11-19 12:17:21

The structure and processes of United Nations climate negotiations are "antiquated", unfair and obstruct attempts to reach agreements.

Carbon Emissions Tracked To Individual Buildings
2012-10-10 13:50:14

Google may have provided a street level view of America, but researchers from Arizona State University are looking at what many of us don’t see at street level; namely the carbon dioxide emissions from individual buildings.

2012-09-04 14:36:02

Ship engine exhaust emissions make up more than a quarter of nitrogen oxide emissions generated in the Australian region according to a recently-published study by CSIRO and the Australian Maritime College in Launceston.


Word of the Day
  • an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
  • In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
[ "The word 'fleuron' comes from French."]