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Fish learn to cope with high CO2 in oceans


July 3rd, 2012 - 11:56 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 3 (IANS) Some coral reef fish may be better prepared to cope with rising carbon dioxide in the world's oceans - thanks to their parents. Researchers at the ... Read more...

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Areva joins Reliance to set up solar power plant


April 13th, 2012 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) Areva Solar, France-based Areva's subsidiary, has bagged a contract by Reliance Power to build Asia's largest concentrated solar power installation."Areva Solar, an Areva subsidiary, has ... Read more...

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Dubai Airports reduce 72,000 tonnes CO2 emissions


March 28th, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, March 28 (IANS/WAM) Conservation efforts by the Dubai Airports have helped reduce Carbon Dioxide (CO2) emissions by 72,793 tonnes.Apart from environmental dividends, the Dubai Airports' efforts have also yielded ... Read more...

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Saline aquifers can store century’s worth of CO2 emissions


March 22nd, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 22 (IANS) Researchers have identified deep saline aquifers capable of storing at least a century's worth of CO2 emissions from coal-fired plants in the US. Coal-burning power plants ... Read more...

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Honda to build fourth motorcycle plant in Indonesia


March 14th, 2012 - 1:16 am ICT by BNO News
MINATO, Japan (BNO NEWS) -- Honda Motor Company has announced that its joint venture company in Indonesia will be building the fourth motorcycle plant in the Asian country to satisfy rapidly increasing ... Read more...

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New technique sweeps smokestacks clean of CO2


January 9th, 2012 - 12:37 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 8 (IANS) A new process sweeps smokestacks clean of carbon dioxide (CO2), a major greenhouse gas that contributes to global warming.Alain Goeppert, G.K Surya Prakash and George A. ... Read more...

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Warming can be eased only with zero emissions


November 21st, 2011 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 21 (IANS) Global warming can be eased only if carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions begin to fall within the next two decades and eventually decrease to zero. The research ... Read more...

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Thawing arctic soil may release greenhouse gases


November 7th, 2011 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 7 (IANS) The frozen soil between the North Pole and the Arctic Ocean locks up 1,672 billion tonnes of greenhouse gases which may be released as the temperature ... Read more...

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Biofuels will worsen CO2 emissions: Study


October 24th, 2011 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 24 (IANS) Emphasis on biofuels as an alternative to conventional fuels would increase carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from forests by 14 percent, researchers said. The findings challenge the ... Read more...

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Vodafone for 20 percent carbon footprint cut by 2015


August 8th, 2011 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, August 8 (IANS) Telecom service provider Vodafone Monday said it is planning to reduce its carbon footprint by 20 percent globally by 2015."Our target is to take it ... Read more...

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Maruti Suzuki joins UN mission on climate change


June 5th, 2011 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) India's top car maker Maruti Suzuki Sunday said that it has joined the "green league" of companies by registering for the clean development mission (CDM) ... Read more...

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Heat waves will cause more deaths in future


May 9th, 2011 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 9 (IANS) Global climate change may bring on more extreme weather conditions such as heat waves, causing higher fatalities in the coming decades. Researchers at the Johns Hopkins ... Read more...

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Death rates from heat waves may go up in the coming decades


May 4th, 2011 - 6:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 4 (ANI): An new study led by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health has predicted increased deaths rate in the coming decades due to heat waves, ... Read more...

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China’s energy consumption will stabilize by 2035: Study


April 28th, 2011 - 5:59 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Apr 28 (ANI): The increasing energy demands in China will stabilize between the year 2030 and 2035, according to a study.Researchers at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory said the energy use ... Read more...

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Earth can recover faster from CO2 emissions


April 22nd, 2011 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 22 (IANS) Cheer up -- the earth may yet be able to recover faster from rising carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions than previously thought. When faced with high levels ... Read more...

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Mexican scientists focus on producing biofuels from trash


April 15th, 2011 - 11:19 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, April 15 (IANS/EFE) Mexican scientists are developing a bio-refinery that will convert organic waste into hydrogen, natural gas and substrates used in industry, said the Center for Advanced ... Read more...

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Toyota sells one-millionth Prius in U.S.


April 6th, 2011 - 9:35 pm ICT by BNO News
TORRANCE, CALIFORNIA (BNO NEWS) -- Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc., on Wednesday announced the one-millionth sale of the Toyota Prius, a hybrid gas-electric vehicle, in the United States, which is currently seeing ... Read more...

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Glowing trees to replace street lights? Impractical, says Aussie scientist


February 24th, 2011 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 24 (ANI): An Australian scientist has said that a radical idea to replace street lamps with trees that glow in the dark may not be as practical as it sounds. ... Read more...

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Now, hydrogen beads car-fuel that ‘can cut CO2 emissions by 30pc’


February 2nd, 2011 - 12:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 2 (ANI): Researchers at Cella Energy in Didcot, UK, are developing nanobeads of ammonia-borane hydride which when used as car fuel, can cut greenhouse emission by 30 percent.Storing liquid hydrogen ... Read more...

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Earth’s hot past indicates much hotter future


January 16th, 2011 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 16 (IANS) Earth's hot past indicates a much hotter future than projected if the pace of greenhouse emissions continues unabated.The study warns that if CO2 emissions continue at their current ... Read more...

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West Antarctic ice sheet would collapse by year 3000: Study


January 10th, 2011 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 10 (ANI): By the dawn of this millennium, the West Antarctic ice sheet is likely to collapse and the global sea level may rise by nearly four meters, suggests a ... Read more...

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Commercial flights to use biofuel from next year


December 18th, 2010 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Dec 18 (ANI): Biofuel would reportedly be used by commercial flights from next year.Lufthansa has announced that it would begin a six-month trial of biofuel on scheduled flights within Germany ... Read more...

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Underground CO2 leakage could contaminate drinking water


November 12th, 2010 - 12:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 12 (ANI): A new study has revealed that leakage of carbon dioxide injected deep underground to help fight climate change could turn up in drinking water aquifers near the surface, ... Read more...

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Al Gore under fire for leaving car idling for an hour during speech


October 29th, 2010 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct 29 (ANI): Climate change warrior Al Gore has invited controversy after reportedly leaving his car idling for an hour during an environment lecture in Sweden.A blogger revealed the Nobel Peace ... Read more...

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Scientist offers better ways to engineer Earth’s climate to prevent global warming


September 8th, 2010 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 7 (ANI): A University of Calgary climate scientist has said that there may be better ways to engineer the planet's climate to prevent dangerous global warming than mimicking volcanoes."Releasing engineered ... Read more...

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Champagne Producers Aim For Diminishing Pollution


September 1st, 2010 - 7:54 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Sep 1, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The famous Champagne industry of France is all set to reduce the carbon dioxide pollution that tales place during the making and transportation of the drink. ... Read more...

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Cool roofs and pavements may help fight global warming


July 20th, 2010 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 20 (ANI): Light-coloured cool rooftops and roads can curb carbon emissions and combat global climate change, found a new study by searchers at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.The study is the ... Read more...

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US bank nod to sale of equipment for Reliance Power plant


July 15th, 2010 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) The US export-import bank has given a preliminary approval to a loan guarantee of $600 million for the sale of mining equipment for the 3,960 MW power ... Read more...

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Boffins engineer photosynthetic bacteria to produce sugar


June 29th, 2010 - 5:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 29 (ANI): Researchers from the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard and Harvard Medical School have developed a method to produce sugar from photosynthetic bacteria.The innovation could reduce ... Read more...

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Now, technology to produce sugar from photosynthetic bacteria


June 29th, 2010 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 29 (ANI): Scientists have engineered photosynthetic bacteria to produce simple sugars and lactic acid.Researchers from the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard and Harvard Medical School believe the ... Read more...

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Current CO2 emissions could lead to ‘climate tipping point’ by 2200


June 29th, 2010 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 29 (ANI): If carbon dioxide emissions continue on their present course, there will be a fundamental shift in the global climate system- a tipping point-by 2200, according to a survey ... Read more...

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Moving clocks forward could reduce CO2 emissions


June 21st, 2010 - 12:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 21(ANI): A new study has revealed that keeping the clocks one hour ahead of time would save half a million tonnes of carbon dioxide every year.A study at the Cambridge ... Read more...

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Website offering water CO2 calculator for UK homes launched


June 17th, 2010 - 3:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 17 (ANI): A new website has been launched that would help people gauge how much CO2 is being emitted to heat water in their homes.Produced by the Energy Saving ... Read more...

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Whale poo ‘offsets CO2 emissions’


June 16th, 2010 - 4:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 16 (ANI): Sperm whales are unknowingly doing their bit to fight climate change as their faeces help oceans absorb carbon dioxide from the air, say scientists.Australian researchers estimate that Southern ... Read more...

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New technology could turn ground heat into cheap alternative to fossil fuels


June 12th, 2010 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 12 (ANI): Researchers and entrepreneurs in Slovenia and Serbia are developing a heat pump technology that would make ground-source heat a cost-effective alternative to fossil fuels-a feat that could cut ... Read more...

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