While much research is being done on capturing carbon dioxide emissions at their source to reduce the amount expelled into the atmosphere, researchers at the University of Georgia’s Bioenergy Systems Research Institute have taken a different approach to tackle the problem. Taking a leaf out of the process used by plants to convert CO2 into something useful, they have...
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From Tia Ghose, LiveScience Staff Writer: Bushmeat hunting, or the hunting of meat from wild animals, may be transforming the rain forests in Afric... Read more: Africa Bushmeat Hunting, Animal-Welfare, Video, Bushmeat Hunting Africa, Bushmeat Hunting, Rain Forests Bushmeat Hunting, Bushmeat, Africa Bushmeat, Hunting Bushmeat, Bushmeat Hunting Rain Forests, Green News
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Prof Sir John Beddington warned that climate change and CO2 levels in the atmosphere could see huge changes in the weathe
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THE level of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere has broken above 400 parts per million for the first time in human history, US monitors says.
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Questions for Stewart Published Apr 20, 2013 01:01AM MDT In “Be cautious on climate change” (Opinion, April 13), Rep. Chris Stewart has lots of concerns about whether man is causing the Earth to warm. I am concerned he only questions one side. Here are a few questions he might ask the skeptics: There has been a 40 percent increase in CO2 levels in our atmosphere. I’ve never...
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In the wake of the hottest and driest summer in memory throughout much of North America -- and Superstorm Sandy, which flooded cities and ravaged large swaths of the Mid-Atlantic coast -- many now recognize that the climate change isn't just real, but already at our doorstep. As this realization continues to sink in, the political will may ripen to take more aggressive...
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Professor Sir John Beddington said the effects of climate change on the weather were already being felt in the UK.
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Co-written by Pushker Kharecha and Makiko Sato Humanity's Faustian climate bargain is well known. Humans have been pumping both greenhouse gases (mainly CO2) and aerosols (fine particles) into the atmosphere for more than a century. The CO2 accumulates steadily, staying in the climate system for millennia, with a continuously increasing warming effect. Aerosols have a...
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Did you know 46-58 million square miles of forest are lost each year -- equivalent to 36 football fields every minute? Why do I care so much about rainforests? Most people know that forests are the lungs of our planet, literally playing a critical role in every breath we take. And that they're also home to incredible animals like the orangutan and elephant, which will go...
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The European Union's climate change policy is on the brink of collapse today after MEPs torpedoed Europe's flagship CO2 emissions trading scheme by voting against a measure to support the price of carbon permits.
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