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How plants respond to elevated CO2 levels

Last Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014, 15:23

Researchers have solved a long-standing mystery concerning the way plants reduce the numbers of their breathing pores in response to rising carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere.

NASA`s Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2 blasts off on Delta II rocket

Last Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014, 18:46

NASA has launched its first satellite to measure carbon dioxide, Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2, aboard a Delta II rocket early Wednesday, July 2 in California .

Harnessing sunlight to convert carbon dioxide into fuel

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014, 17:35

Using waste carbon dioxide and easily obtainable machined parts, researchers have devised an efficient method for harnessing sunlight to convert carbon dioxide into a potential alternative fuel known as formic acid.

Ancient ocean currents may have changed pace and intensity of ice ages

Last Updated: Saturday, June 28, 2014, 10:54

Researchers have long tried to explain why ice-age cycles became longer and more intense some 900,000 years ago, switching from 41,000-year cycles to 100,000-year cycles.

Development in India and China adds to the CO2 emission: Obama

Last Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014, 05:54

The fast developing economies of India and China are adding to the emission of carbon dioxide, US President Barack Obama has said asking Americans to be ready and adopt more and more green technologies.

Warming climate adding to CO2 levels released by oceans: Study

Last Updated: Monday, June 09, 2014, 16:30

A new study has revealed that increase in warming climate has intensified the carbon dioxide level in atmosphere which is released by oceans.

Fewer US nuclear plants could curb climate change fight

Last Updated: Sunday, June 08, 2014, 01:59

Nuclear power plants in the United States increasingly risk closure amid growing competition from cheap natural gas, which experts said could hamper President Barack Obama`s efforts to combat climate change.

Carbon emission: Know all about it

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 04, 2014, 19:19

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.

Just wind and water to power an island!

Last Updated: Thursday, May 29, 2014, 19:47

El Hierro, the smallest of Canary Islands, is set to become the world`s first islands to be powered entirely by wind and water.

Semi-arid areas could become carbon sinks: Study

Last Updated: Thursday, May 22, 2014, 19:07

Semi-arid areas on the planet could become carbon sinks in the future despite the fact that they hold the carbon for a short period compared to tropical forests, according to a study in Australia published Thursday.

Why Antarctica isn`t warming as much as other continents

Last Updated: Monday, May 12, 2014, 10:56

Researchers have explained why Antarctica is not warming as much as other continents, and why southern Australia is recording more droughts.

Rising CO2 level poses threat to human nutrition

Last Updated: Monday, May 12, 2014, 10:32

The rising levels of atmospheric carbon dioxide that comes with climate change poses serious threat. According to a new study it has been revealed that the rising CO2 can cut the nutritional quality of some of the world`s most important food crops.