Carbon

Plant respiration larger source of carbon emissions, says study

Plant respiration larger source of carbon emissions, says study

Such increases may lower the future ability of global vegetation to offset carbon dioxide emissions caused by burning fossil fuels. 
 

Nov 18, 2017, 13:37 PM IST
Sushant Singh Rajput praises Jackky Bhagnani's 'Carbon'

Sushant Singh Rajput praises Jackky Bhagnani's 'Carbon'

Actor Sushant Singh Rajput says short film "Carbon", backed by Jackky Bhagnani, is a very well-intentioned project.

Aug 22, 2017, 18:42 PM IST
Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Prachi Desai didn't charge anything for 'Carbon': Jackky Bhagnani

Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Prachi Desai didn't charge anything for 'Carbon': Jackky Bhagnani

Jackky Bhagnani says actors Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Prachi Desai did not charge anything for his short film 'Carbon', which talks about environmental issues.

Aug 05, 2017, 16:47 PM IST
Nawazuddin Siddiqui looks out of the glass in 'Carbon'

Nawazuddin Siddiqui looks out of the glass in 'Carbon'

A fresh poster of 'Carbon', a futuristic short film set in 2067, is out on the Internet which showcases Nawazzudin Siddiqui's exclusive look.

Jul 26, 2017, 14:41 PM IST
Carbon: First poster of Jackky Bhagnani, Nawazuddin Siddiqui's short film looks intriguing! - See pic

Carbon: First poster of Jackky Bhagnani, Nawazuddin Siddiqui's short film looks intriguing! - See pic

'Carbon' also features Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Prachi Desai in prominent roles. It has been written and directed by Maitrey Bajpai and Ramiz Ilham Khan.

Jul 25, 2017, 14:11 PM IST

Carbon dating confirms age of 3,800-year-old pottery bird statue

Carbon dating has recently confirmed the age of a 3,800-year-old red pottery bird statue unearthed in China's Henan province.

Jul 13, 2017, 00:25 AM IST

New form of hard, elastic 'super' carbon developed

Researchers, including those from Carnegie Institution for Science in the US, pressurised and heated a structurally disordered form of carbon called glassy carbon.

Jun 10, 2017, 12:25 PM IST
Graphene may help generate power from rain

Graphene may help generate power from rain

Solar cells could generate electricity even during rains by making use of the 'wonder material' graphene, scientists say.

Apr 10, 2016, 16:54 PM IST
Carbon pricing key to delivering India's climate targets

Carbon pricing key to delivering India's climate targets

With the date of signing of the Paris climate change agreement in April approaching fast and its ratification to follow soon, it has been stated that there is a carbon pricing opportunity for India.

Mar 19, 2016, 10:09 AM IST

Beijing smog highlights climate deal urgency: China

The hazardous smog enveloping Beijing highlights the urgency for a deal at the Paris summit to cope with climate change, China on Tuesday said as it acknowledged that the recurring smog could be due to its rapid economic growth.

Dec 08, 2015, 18:59 PM IST

Hotter nights flooding the atmosphere with more carbon: Study

Hotter nights may actually wield much greater influence over the planet's atmosphere as global temperatures rise and can eventually lead to more carbon flooding the atmosphere, researchers from Princeton University have warned.

Dec 08, 2015, 18:18 PM IST
World split over carbon-cutting in climate battle

World split over carbon-cutting in climate battle

A pivotal question has split world powers along unfamiliar lines as they haggle over how to avert catastrophic global warming: Should they set a goal of entirely eliminating carbon-belching industries?

Oct 22, 2015, 15:22 PM IST

New 3D nano-material can enhance battery storage

 An international team of scientists has developed what may be the first one-step process for making seamless carbon-based nanomaterials that possess superior thermal, electrical and mechanical properties in three dimensions.

Sep 05, 2015, 16:33 PM IST

PM Modi visits Masdar planned city project in Abu Dhabi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday visited the Masdar planned city project in Abu Dhabi.

Aug 17, 2015, 12:01 PM IST
Indian-origin scientists develop new super-thin material

Indian-origin scientists develop new super-thin material

The new material spun out of boron, nitrogen, carbon, and oxygen shows evidence of magnetic, optical, and electrical properties as well as thermal sensitivity. 
 

Aug 04, 2015, 17:02 PM IST

World's thinnest light bulb is here

 Imagine how thin a light 'bulb' could be? Well, it could be just one atom thick!

Jun 16, 2015, 18:00 PM IST
Scientists raise permafrost alarm at UN climate talks

Scientists raise permafrost alarm at UN climate talks

Scientists issued a dire warning today to UN climate negotiators in Bonn of a vicious global warming cycle that will be unlocked with the thawing of carbon-bearing permafrost.

Jun 09, 2015, 21:48 PM IST

New 'designer carbon' enhances battery performance

Scientists at the Stanford University have created a new carbon material that significantly boosts the performance of energy-storage technologies.

May 31, 2015, 12:07 PM IST

How carbon became important construction material for ocean life 252 mn-yrs-ago revealed

 A new study has provided a deeper insight into how carbon became important construction material for some forms of ocean life 252 million-years-ago.

Apr 05, 2015, 15:59 PM IST

China's plantations project reverses global forest loss

In heartening news for environmentalists, the total amount of vegetation globally has increased by almost four billion tonnes of carbon since 2003, according to an analysis of 20 years of satellite data. And this is despite ongoing large-scale deforestation in the tropics.

Mar 31, 2015, 18:02 PM IST