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Fish from acidic ocean less able to smell predators

Last Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014, 21:09

Researchers have said that fish living on coral reefs where carbon dioxide seeps from the ocean floor are less able to detect predator odor than fish from normal coral reefs.

Global warming is not due to natural factors, says expert

Last Updated: Sunday, April 13, 2014, 10:47

An analysis of temperature data since 1500 rules out the possibility that global warming in the industrial era is just a natural fluctuation in the earth`s climate.

Global warming could be accelerated by permafrost thawing

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 08, 2014, 10:39

Researchers have found new evidence that permafrost thawing is releasing large quantities of greenhouse gases into the atmosphere via plants, which could accelerate warming trends.

Arid areas absorb unexpectedly high amounts of atmospheric carbon

Last Updated: Monday, April 07, 2014, 20:46

A new research, conducted over a period of ten years in Mojave Desert, has found that arid areas absorb an unexpectedly large amount of carbon as levels of carbon dioxide increase in the atmosphere.

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.

Amazon forests inhale more carbon dioxide than they emit: NASA study

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 19, 2014, 18:56

In a finding that is seen as a significant factor in reducing global warming, a new NASA-led study confirmed that natural forests in the Amazon remove more carbon dioxide from the atmosphere than they emit.

Scientists recreate crust of Jupiter`s moon Europa

Last Updated: Saturday, March 15, 2014, 14:21

Scientists suspect that inside Europa, one of the icy moons of Jupiter, reservoirs of liquid water exists, the essential element for life on Earth.

Earth to get hotter despite global warming slowdown

Last Updated: Thursday, March 13, 2014, 21:21

The earth`s climate would continue to warm during this century, on track with previous estimates despite the recent slowdown in the rate of global warming, a NASA study shows.

World`s forests could hold 20% more carbon than previously thought: Study

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 12, 2014, 12:49

The world`s forests could hold 20 percent more carbon than previously thought, according to a study released on Tuesday.

Experts seek use of new carbon trapping techniques

Last Updated: Friday, February 14, 2014, 23:31

With a global push to limit carbon dioxide emissions, energy experts have called for a roadmap to utilise new technologies that help trap emissions from industries.

New catalyst turns greenhouse gases into useful chemicals

Last Updated: Sunday, February 02, 2014, 17:34

Scientists have discovered a new method to convert harmful greenhouse gases into chemicals which can produce synthetic fuels, while reducing industrial carbon dioxide emissions by up to 40 percent.

European Commission seeks 2030 CO2 reduction target of 40%

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 22, 2014, 21:37

EU member states should cut their carbon dioxide emissions, widely blamed for global warming, by 40 per cent by 2030, the European Commission said today.