co2

Aquatic ecosystems release more carbon than land


June 22nd, 2012 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 22 (IANS) Aquatic ecosystems have the potential to release more carbon dioxide (CO2) into the atmosphere in a warmer climate than their land counterparts, says a study. In ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Tweaking copper to recycle CO2 into fuel


April 12th, 2012 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 12 (IANS) Copper is one of the few metals that can turn carbon dioxide (CO2) into hydrocarbon fuels with little energy and also cut down on emissions. Such ... Read more...

Posted in World |

China agrees to conditional legal emission cuts post-2020


December 5th, 2011 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
Durban, Dec 5 (IANS) China, the biggest carbon dioxide emitter, Monday agreed to accept a legally binding climate deal post-2020 but with five pre-conditions, including review of the steps taken ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Bacterial chats limit carbon absorption by sea


October 13th, 2011 - 1:00 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 13 (IANS) Bacterial chats could significantly impact our climate by limiting the quantity of carbon dioxide absorbed by the seas from the air.Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) scientists ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Alaska wildfire may impact climate


July 29th, 2011 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 29 (IANS) A massive wildfire on Alaska's Brooks Mountain Range released 20 times more carbon into the air than what is annually lost from undisturbed tundra, say scientists ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Direct removal of CO2 from air impractical: Scientists


May 10th, 2011 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 10 (IANS) Removing carbon dioxide (CO2) from the air physically may not be a very practicable way to reverse human-driven climate change and it would be cheaper to ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Common metal could efficiently produce fuel from sunlight


January 20th, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 20 (ANI): A new study has found that a common metal found in self-cleaning ovens could efficiently convert sunlight into fuel.Sossina Haile, at the California Institute of Technology, found that ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Venus Probe Misses Its Target, Will Return After 6 Years


December 9th, 2010 - 8:35 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Dec 9, (THAINDIAN NEWS) In a recent development, a Japanese space probe which was sent to orbit around Venus skipped its target and it would not be able to move ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Coming soon: a diving suit that turns humans into fish


November 22nd, 2010 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 22 (ANI): Humans may now be able go deep inside the waters, as a US scientist has designed a scuba suit would allow us to breathe liquid like fish.Arnold Lande, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Rock-burning, sea-zapping geoengineering may help fight climate change


November 13th, 2010 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 13 (ANI): Rocks that suck carbon dioxide out of the air could be key in the fight against climate change, say scientists.While addressing a conference at the Royal Society in ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

What is carbon footprint of your gadget?


October 24th, 2010 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 24 (IANS) Google has recently invested $5 billion on an offshore wind farm project in a bid to reduce the company's carbon emissions. The MacBook 2010 produces nine grams ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

NZ glaciers melted as European expanded at the end of ice age


September 9th, 2010 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 9 (ANI): Adding a new clue to how the last ice age ended, researchers have revealed that New Zealand glaciers melted at the same time when European glaciers briefly expanded.For ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Membrane to cut carbon dioxide emission from coal power units


June 17th, 2010 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 17 (IANS) High-tech cling wraps that filter out carbon dioxide (CO2) from waste gases can help save the world, says the researcher who developed the technology. The membranes can be fitted ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Flowers make it a wetter, cooler world


June 17th, 2010 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 17 (IANS) Flowering plants make the world a cooler, wetter place, says research. The effect is especially pronounced in the Amazon basin where flowering plants replaced with non-flowering plants would ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Huge carbon ‘burp’ that helped end last ice age detected


June 6th, 2010 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 6 (ANI): Atmospheric carbon dioxide levels shot up by nearly 50 per cent at the end of the last ice age because ancient oceans belched stagnant CO2 into the skies, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Smelling carbon-dioxide can impact ageing


April 23rd, 2010 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 23 (IANS) Specific odours that represent food are capable of altering an animal's lifespan and physiological profile by activating a small number of highly specialised sensory neurons, says a new ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Maize-based biofuel unlikely to reduce global production of CO2


March 12th, 2010 - 4:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 12 (ANI): New economic analysis has confirmed that maize-based biofuel is unlikely to reduce global production of carbon dioxide (CO2).The analysis, conducted by Thomas W. Hertel of Purdue University and ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Bell County, KY to receive funds for developing an energy plan


March 11th, 2010 - 4:06 am ICT by BNO News
FRANKFORT, KENTUCKY (BNO NEWS) – The Pine Mountain regional Industrial Development Authority will receive a grant from the Local Government Economic Development (LGED) to develop an integrated energy plan in Bell County, ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Do urban ‘green’ spaces contribute to global warming?


January 20th, 2010 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 20 (IANS) There is some disquieting news about urban green spaces, which instead of mitigating global warming, might actually contribute to it, says a new study. Turfgrass lawns help remove ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Top ten environmental losses of 2009


December 16th, 2009 - 7:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 16 (ANI): A recent article in National Geographic News has made a list of the top ten environmental losses of the year 2009.At number one is the finding ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Lord Monckton talks about Global Climate Change Treaty


October 20th, 2009 - 3:34 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
St. Paul, Oct 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Ex-Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher's science advisor, Lord Christopher Monckton, spoke at Bethel University in St. Paul, MN last week on the UN Climate Change treaty ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Arctic lands and oceans account for 25 percent of world’s net sink of CO2


October 15th, 2009 - 3:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 15 (ANI): In a new study, ecologists estimate that Arctic lands and oceans are responsible for up to 25 percent of the global net sink of atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2). ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Straw houses may turn out to be buildings of the future


July 28th, 2009 - 12:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 28 (ANI): If a model by scientists at the University of Bath turns out to be successful, then straw houses might turn out to be the buildings of the future.Researchers ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Fat people contributing to climate change, says UK’s green guru


June 4th, 2009 - 4:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 4 (ANI): Fat people are a threat to the planet as they are contributing to climate change, believes Sir Jonathan Porritt, the Government's chief green adviser.In a lecture to representatives ... Read more...

Posted in World |

1 litre of milk can generate 1 kg of CO2


May 29th, 2009 - 4:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 29 (ANI): In a new research, scientists have determined that each litre of milk produced in New Zealand can generate nearly 1kg of greenhouse gases - about 85 percent of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

UK Govt. advisor asks people to stop lamb, beer consumption to save the planet


May 25th, 2009 - 11:46 am ICT by ANI
London, May 25 (ANI): A Government adviser in the U.K. suggests that people stop consuming lamb and beer to save the planet.David Kennedy, chief executive of the Committee on Climate Change, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New ice provides an eco-friendly way for putting out fires


April 27th, 2009 - 2:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 27 (ANI): In a new research, scientists in Japan have reported the development of a new type of ice that may provide a more efficient, environmentally-friendly method for putting out ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

‘Electric cars not eco-friendly’


April 19th, 2009 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr. 19 (ANI): The environmental benefits of electric cars are as good as none, a new research has revealed.Dismissing the environmental benefits of electric cars as "fiction", Transport Watch group denounced ... Read more...

Posted in World |

‘Electric cars are not eco-friendly’


April 19th, 2009 - 5:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr. 19 (ANI): The environmental benefits of electric cars are as good as none, a new research has revealed.Dismissing the environmental benefits of electric cars as "fiction", Transport Watch group denounced ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Increasing CO2 in oceans will make harder for deep-sea animals to “breathe”


April 18th, 2009 - 2:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 18 (ANI): A new study has suggested that increasing carbon dioxide (CO2) and decreasing oxygen in the oceans will make it harder for deep-sea animals to "breathe".The study, by marine ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Obama not always best with his decisions: Sarkozy


April 16th, 2009 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, April 16 (DPA) While US President Barack Obama is very intelligent and charismatic, he is "not always at his best when it comes to decisions and efficiency", French President Nicolas ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Empire State Building to get a ‘green’ makeover


April 7th, 2009 - 12:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 7 (ANI): The owners of the Empire State Building have announced that they are planning to turn the tall skyscraper 'green', by investing an additional 20 million dollars to reduce ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

A bacterium that eats electricity to convert CO2 into methane


April 6th, 2009 - 12:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 6 (ANI): A team of scientists has discovered a new bacterium that feeds on electricity and uses it to convert carbon dioxide (CO2) into methane, which could then be stored ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

CO2 in underground water may bring carbon capture and storage a step closer


April 2nd, 2009 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 2 (ANI): A new research has shown that for millions of years carbon dioxide (CO2) has been stored safely and naturally in underground water in gas fields saturated with the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Carbon sinks losing the battle with rising emissions


March 18th, 2009 - 12:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 18 (ANI): Scientists at the international Copenhagen Climate Change Conference have determined that the stabilizing influence that land and ocean carbon sinks have on rising greenhouse gas emissions is ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

« Previous Entries

Subscribe