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Causes, consequences of global climate warming 56 mn years ago revealed

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 26, 2014, 17:32

Researchers are studying the causes and consequences of global climate warming that took place 56 million years ago.

Jurassic period had five times more CO2 than today

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 25, 2014, 21:53

Around 250 million years ago when dinosaurs roamed the earth, the earth had five times more carbon dioxide (CO2) than today, research shows.

Forests stabilised Earth`s CO2 levels millions of years ago

Last Updated: Friday, January 24, 2014, 19:16

Researchers in the UK have identified a biological mechanism that could explain how the Earth`s atmospheric carbon dioxide and climate were stabilised over the past 24 million years.

EU cuts CO2 emissions for vans by 28 per cent

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 15, 2014, 01:35

The European Parliament signed off today on new carbon dioxide restrictions for commercial vans that will slash emissions by 28 per cent from 2020.

New greenhouse gas has higher global warming impact than CO2

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 10, 2013, 22:20

A long-lived man-made greenhouse gas that appears to have the highest global-warming impact of any compound to date has been discovered.

UAE to set up world`s largest solar desalination plant

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 27, 2013, 20:24

The UAE would establish world`s largest solar-powered desalination plant that will process more than 22 million gallons of potable water per day.

New grass developed to curb greenhouse gas emissions

Last Updated: Friday, November 08, 2013, 17:56

A new kind of grass has been developed with the joint efforts of scientists from Japan and Colombia to curb greenhouse gas emissions caused by chemical fertilisers.

Greenhouse gas in atmosphere hits new record: UN

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 06, 2013, 18:37

The amount of greenhouse gases in Earth`s atmosphere hit a new record high in 2012, continuing an ever-faster rise that is driving climate change, the UN weather agency said Wednesday.

Below-ground CO2 injections caused Texas quakes?

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 05, 2013, 18:41

A series of small earthquakes - some larger than magnitude 3 - in Texas may have been triggered by the injection of carbon dioxide into the ground to store the harmful greenhouse gas, a new study suggests.

Link between Pangea integration and biggest mass extinction revealed

Last Updated: Monday, November 04, 2013, 14:41

A new study has revealed the mysterious relationship between Pangea integration and the biggest mass extinction that happened 250 million years ago.

Coral reefs may be able to adapt to moderate climate warming

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 30, 2013, 14:06

A new study has revealed that coral reefs may be able to adapt to moderate climate warming, improving their chance of surviving through the end of this century, if there are large reductions in carbon dioxide emissions.

Algae biofuel reduces CO2 emissions by 68% more than petroleum counterparts: Study

Last Updated: Friday, September 20, 2013, 20:29

A recent study has revealed that algae-derived biofuel can reduce CO2 emissions by 68 percent, as compared to petroleum fuels.