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After two decades, Roland Garros conquers greenhouse effect

After two decades, Roland Garros conquers greenhouse effect

After almost two decades of growing pains, Roland Garros, the historic but claustrophobic home of the French Open, can finally breathe easy -- thanks to the 'greenhouse effect'.

May 24, 2018, 12:34 PM IST
New key enzyme discovered to recycle greenhouse gas

New key enzyme discovered to recycle greenhouse gas

In what could be seen as an effective way to reduce the challenges of two major concerns the world is battling—global warming and energy shortage, scientists have found a new way to recycle the greenhouse gas.

Dec 25, 2016, 01:40 AM IST
Venus clouds may reveal underlying secrets

Venus clouds may reveal underlying secrets

Venus thick cloud layers may offer insight into the topography of the planets surface below, rather than acting as a barrier to our observations, scientists have shown for the first time.

Jul 25, 2016, 16:18 PM IST
World Ozone Day: 30 years of healing the ozone together!

World Ozone Day: 30 years of healing the ozone together!

This massive “hole” in the ozone layer triggered panic leading to the signing of the Vienna Convention and the Montreal Protocol.

Sep 16, 2015, 18:35 PM IST
Same natural forces triggered climate change 1.4 bn years ago

Same natural forces triggered climate change 1.4 bn years ago

Researchers have found geological evidence that some of the same natural forces as today were at play 1.4 billion years ago and triggered climate change.

Mar 11, 2015, 12:11 PM IST

How to find an infant Earth

 New research from Cornell University shows where - and when infant Earths are most likely to be found.

Dec 07, 2014, 19:17 PM IST

Atmospheric CO2 to fortify energy storage devices

Researchers from Oregon State University (OSU) have discovered a new way to use some of the atmospheric carbon dioxide behind the greenhouse effect to make an advanced, high-value material for use in energy storage products.

Dec 03, 2014, 14:38 PM IST
It's official that carbon-emissions do result in global warming

It's official that carbon-emissions do result in global warming

A new research has confirmed how global warming links to carbon emissions.

Dec 02, 2014, 18:46 PM IST

`Natural cooling fluctuation` masked greenhouse effect during last decade: Study

A new study has revealed that a natural cooling fluctuation between 1998 and 2013 largely masked the warming effects of a continued increase in man-made emissions of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases.

Jul 22, 2014, 17:38 PM IST
World Environment Day: What you should know about carbon emission!

World Environment Day: What you should know about carbon emission!

As the name suggests, it is manly the amount of Carbon dioxide (CO2) emitted into the atmosphere including many gases that negatively influence the quality of the air subsequently increasing the greenhouse effect.

Jun 04, 2014, 19:19 PM IST

Forests stabilised Earth`s CO2 levels millions of years ago

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.

Jan 24, 2014, 19:16 PM IST

Quick recipe for producing cheaper hydrogen discovered

Scientists have discovered a quick-cook recipe for copious volumes of hydrogen (H2).

Dec 09, 2013, 18:16 PM IST

Geoengineering techniques may fail to undo climate change

Researchers have showed that reducing the amount of sunlight reaching the planet`s surface by geoengineering may not undo climate change after all.

Dec 06, 2013, 16:36 PM IST

Shrinking glaciers won`t affect South Asia water availability: Study

Glacier systems that feed two key rivers in South Asia will badly retreat this century, but demands for water are still likely to be met, a study predicted Sunday.

Aug 05, 2013, 09:13 AM IST

Amplified greenhouse effect turning Earth`s northern latitudes greener

A NASA-funded study has found that temperature and vegetation growth at Earth`s northern latitudes now increasingly resembles those lusher latitudes to the south.

Mar 11, 2013, 10:20 AM IST

`Large portions of Earth drying up`

The soils in large swaths of the world have been drying up, a new study has found.

Oct 12, 2010, 18:21 PM IST

`Short-term atmospheric changes increase greenhouse effect`

The sensitivity of earth`s atmosphere is greater than previously thought and even slow changes such as melting ice sheets amplify initial warming.

Dec 22, 2009, 16:03 PM IST

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