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Sunlight, not bacteria, key to CO2 in Arctic

Sunlight, not bacteria, key to CO2 in Arctic

Last Updated: Friday, August 22, 2014, 18:58

Sunlight and not bacteria is the key to triggering the production of carbon dioxide (CO2) from material released by Arctic soils, says a significant study.

Rise in Arctic temperatures linked with extreme weather events

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 12, 2014, 11:37

A new study has demonstrated that the swift rise in the Arctic temperatures is because of weather extremes in the northern hemisphere such as heatwaves in the US and flooding in Europe.

Future cars may be powered by waste CO2!

Last Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014, 12:59

Scientists have synthesized a new catalyst that can convert waste carbon dioxide into fuel and other energy-rich products, which is a big step toward industrialization.

How plants respond to elevated CO2 levels

Last Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014, 15:23

Researchers have solved a long-standing mystery concerning the way plants reduce the numbers of their breathing pores in response to rising carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere.

Harnessing sunlight to convert carbon dioxide into fuel

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014, 17:35

Using waste carbon dioxide and easily obtainable machined parts, researchers have devised an efficient method for harnessing sunlight to convert carbon dioxide into a potential alternative fuel known as formic acid.

Invasive plant species may accelerate global warming

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014, 17:22

Invasive plants can accelerate the greenhouse effect by releasing carbon stored in the soil into the atmosphere, says a study.

NASA to launch satellite to track carbon pollution

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014, 09:55

The US space agency is to launch on Tuesday a satellite that tracks atmospheric carbon dioxide, a leading greenhouse gas that contributes to global warming.

Only reduction in CO2 emissions can help address climate change

Last Updated: Saturday, June 28, 2014, 12:43

A new study has said that the politically expedient way to mitigate climate change is essentially no way at all.

How earth`s atmosphere allowed life to evolve

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 10, 2014, 12:44

Scientists may have discovered a mechanism to help determine how oxygen levels in the atmosphere expanded to allow life to evolve.

Warming climate adding to CO2 levels released by oceans: Study

Last Updated: Monday, June 09, 2014, 16:30

A new study has revealed that increase in warming climate has intensified the carbon dioxide level in atmosphere which is released by oceans.

Today`s ocean acidification outpacing 56m year-old ancient upheaval

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 03, 2014, 10:37

Some 56 million years ago, a massive pulse of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere sent global temperatures soaring.

Reducing emissions is primary way to fight climate change: Study

Last Updated: Monday, June 02, 2014, 10:53

Researchers have said that reducing emissions will be the primary way to fight climate change.