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Tree trunks a source of methane? Scientists say yes!

Tree trunks a source of methane? Scientists say yes!

Researchers measured the carbon dioxide and methane fluxes of the soil, tree trunks and CWD to determine whether those three components were sources or sinks of these greenhouse gases.

Carbon dioxide converts into fuel using ultraviolet light

Carbon dioxide converts into fuel using ultraviolet light

Scientists have developed tiny nano particles that turned carbon dioxide into fuel using light.

Methane gas might have warmed early Mars: Research

Methane gas might have warmed early Mars: Research

This methane would have been slowly converted to hydrogen and other gases, in a process similar to that occurring today on Saturn`s moon, Titan, the research found.

Change in diet may reduce cow methane release: Study

Change in diet may reduce cow methane release: Study

In a study at four sites in Mexico, researchers found cows that fed on grasses mixed with the leaves of delicate tropical leucaena trees belched about 36 per cent less methane than those on a straight grass diet.

Mystery solved! Red patch on Pluto's largest moon Charon caused by trapped gas

Mystery solved! Red patch on Pluto's largest moon Charon caused by trapped gas

The US space agency NASA has released a high-resolution and enhanced color view of Pluto's largest moon, Charon which was captured by New Horizons spacecraft just before closest approach on July 14, 2015.

Slow methane release behind climate change 56 mn years ago

Slow methane release behind climate change 56 mn years ago

The release of methane from the seafloor was much slower than previously thought during a rapid global warming event 56 million years ago, suggests new research led by University of Southampton.

Jaya rakes up Cauvery, methane issues, says DMK 'anti-farmers'

Jaya rakes up Cauvery, methane issues, says DMK 'anti-farmers'

Hitting the campaign trail in Tamil Nadu, Jayalalithaa alleged that "Karunanidhi and DMK had betrayed Tamil Nadu" ever since the Cauvery issue broke out in the 1960s.

Have scientists solved the Bermuda Triangle mystery?

Have scientists solved the Bermuda Triangle mystery?

Scientists may have solved the Bermuda Triangle mystery after crater discovery.

California methane gas leak 'largest' in US history: Scientists

California methane gas leak 'largest' in US history: Scientists

The methane leak, detected at the gas company`s Aliso Canyon facility, has been described as an environmental disaster.

Saturn seen in wavelengths of light – See pic

Saturn seen in wavelengths of light – See pic

The image was taken with the Cassini spacecraft wide-angle camera on September 6, 2015.

'Indian orbiter still searching for methane on Mars'

'Indian orbiter still searching for methane on Mars'

The orbiter's scientific instruments were built to study the red planet's surface, its mineral composition and scan its atmosphere for methane gas in search of life-sustaining elements for at least six months.

New camera can measure greenhouse gases

New camera can measure greenhouse gases

The new camera can be used to measure emissions from many environments including sewage sludge deposits, combustion processes, animal husbandry and lakes.

Greenhouse gas concentrations hit record high

The amount of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere hit a new record high in 2014, according to a new report released by the World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) on Monday.

What waste: Human excrement can fuel developing world

Gas produced by decaying human waste is a potentially major source of energy, providing electricity for millions of homes while improving sanitary conditions in developing countries, says a UN report has said.

New methane organisms discovered

New methane organisms discovered

The research expands the knowledge of diversity of life on the Earth and suggests that scientists are missing other organisms involved in carbon cycling and methane production.

Adani Group mulls Rs 50-K crore investment in Jharkhand

Adani Group mulls Rs 50-K crore investment in Jharkhand

Adani Group is looking to invest Rs 50,000 crore for producing urea, methane, power and substitute natural gas (SNG) in Jharkhand.