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Thursday, May 23, 2013
Atmospheric CO2 levels hit record high
Carbon dioxide concentrations in the atmosphere have crossed the symbolic 400 parts per million (ppm...
Global carbon dioxide in atmosphere touches milestone level
For the first time in human history, the carbon dioxide (CO2) concentration in the atmosphere has pa...
Arctic was warmer 3.5 million years ago
The Arctic was very warm during a period roughly 3.5 to 2 million years ago, a new study suggests.
Scientists warn over Arctic Ocean’s rapid acidification
Scientists from the Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Programme (AMAP) on Monday warned over the rapi...
Climate chief warns of `urgency` as CO2 levels rise
The UN`s climate chief called for urgency today as she opened a new round of global talks amid warni...
New technique discovered to make fuel from CO2 in air
Researchers have found a way to transform the carbon dioxide (CO2) trapped in the atmosphere into us...
Increased acidity strangling shallow reefs
Increasing acidity in oceans, caused by heightened levels of atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2), may b...
Higher CO2 levels may help wheat
High carbon dioxide levels caused by climate change might actually help wheat survive in drought lik...
New tech needed for curbing CO2 at source
Reducing carbon dioxide emissions alone may not be enough to curb global warming. There is a need to...
Warmer soils release additional CO2 into atmosphere
In a new study, researchers have found that warmer temperatures due to climate change could cause so...
Marine animals dissolving in Southern Ocean acid
Researchers have revealed that the shells of sea snails are dissolving in a small patch of the South...
`Climate change may super-size sweet potatoes`
Rising levels of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere may double the size of the hardy sweet potato - wh...
Glaciers cracking due to presence of excessive CO2
Presence of excessive levels of carbon dioxide (CO2) in our atmosphere is causing global temperature...
Mars data indicate carbon dioxide snowfall
Scientists have received the clearest evidence yet of carbon dioxide snowfalls on Mars based on data...
Super cooling coal smoke can slash noxious emissions
Super cooling coal smoke would slash emission of carbon dioxide (CO2) and dangerous chemicals by mor...
Oceans absorbing half of greenhouse emission
Oceans, forests and other ecosystems continue to soak up about half the carbon dioxide (CO2) release...
How carbon gets stored in the Southern Ocean
Scientists have shed light on how carbon is drawn down from the surface of the Southern Ocean to the...
Rivers flowing into the sea could supply electricity for millions of people
Scientists hope that a new process could supply electricity for more than a half billion people, wit...
Aquatic ecosystems release more CO2 than land
Aquatic ecosystems have the potential to release more carbon dioxide (CO2) into the atmosphere in a ...
Soil may help forecast Earth`s future atmosphere
Soil plays an important role in controlling the planet`s atmospheric future, a new study has reveale...
Emissions set to raise in India and China: UNEP
Asia-Pacific was expected to contribute approximately 45 per cent of global energy-related carbon di...
`Rising CO2 levels threaten aquatic food webs`
Rising levels of atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2) are seriously threatening marine plankton, vital f...
CO2 hidden in ocean during Ice Age
Much of the CO2 was hidden in the ocean, which explains its low atmosphere concentration during the ...
`Wet summer could lead to climate confusion in Oz`
Australians climate scientists were concerned over the fact that the nation`s cool and wet summer co...
China`s irrigation spews 30 mn tonnes CO2 every year
China`s groundwater irrigation system is responsible for spewing more than 30 million tonnes of carb...
Bugs can help trap underground carbon dioxide
Bugs could help prevent global destruction for real by trapping underground CO2, that threatens our ...
CO2 threatens fish`s very survival in oceans
: Can you imagine seas and oceans completely bereft of colourful fish? The possibility may not be al...
Scientists say cut soot, methane to curb warming
An international team of scientists says it has figured out how to slow global warming in the short ...
Mexico City closes world`s largest trash dump
Authorities in the Mexican capital said Monday that concerns about pollution of the air and nearby u...
The Durban Climate Summit
Thousands of experts, government negotiators, campaigners, and business people will gather in the su...
Warming can be eased only with zero emissions
Global warming can be eased only if carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions begin to fall within the next two...
BASIC denies reports of differences on climate
BASIC countries, including India today said that the forthcoming Durban climate conference should es...
Biofuels will worsen CO2 emissions: Study
Emphasis on biofuels as an alternative to conventional fuels would increase carbon dioxide (CO2) emi...
Liquid catalyst `turns emissions into fuel`
Scientists claim to have succeeded in overcoming a major obstacle to a promising technology that sim...
Photosynthesis `faster than thought`
Scientists have estimated that the global rate of photosynthesis - the chemical process governing ho...
Soon, easy-to-use sensors to detect ‘invisible’ CO
Japanese scientists have designed an inexpensive new material capable of quick and accurate detectio...
`Synthetic life may help colonise Mars`
Scientists are trying to design cells that can use atmospheric carbon dioxide to make food, fuel, pl...
Cutting CO2 levels by 2100 necessary for survival
By 2100, the world will have to use every available means to cut down emissions for survival -- just...
Global warming: Cities, too, are carbon `sinks`
Cities can be of surprising help in soaking up carbon dioxide (CO2), the principal greenhouse gas.
Transforming carbon dioxide?
Scientists are looking at new ways to capture and transform carbon dioxide.
Antarctic icebergs help ocean absorb carbon dioxide
Antarctic icebergs may be instrumental in boosting the growth of algae that absorbs atmospheric CO2.
Each human emits two tonnes of CO2 a year
Every human emits equivalent of two tonnes of carbon dioxide a year from the time food is eaten to e...
Algae can help in reducing carbon dioxide
The green slimy algae can play a major role in reducing carbon dioxide in the atmosphere.
Carbon dioxide dictates global climate pattern
Scientists find the apparent role of CO2 in temperature changes in oceans.
7 of 10 Americans feel carbon dioxide regulation is a must
An expert on climate change has revealed that seven out of ten Americans feel that the US should tak...
Even plants cannot help cool earth if CO2 is in excess: Study
Scientists have found that plants will directly warm the land surface when there is excess CO2.
Smelling carbon-dioxide can impact ageing
Specific odours that represent food are capable of altering an animal`s lifespan and physiological p...
`Near-death experience` explained by carbon dioxide: Study
People who have "near-death experiences," such as flashing lights, feelings of peace and joy and d...
Marine ecosystems under threat from ocean acidification
Experiments by a team of scientists has determined that acidification of the oceans as a result of i...
Synthetic `gene` may trap carbon dioxide emissions
A synthetic `gene,` developed by scientists, could trap carbon dioxide emissions.
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