greenhouse gas methane

Shrinking ice sheet may free methane reserves

August 30th, 2012 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 30 (IANS) Billons of tonnes of the potent greenhouse gas methane locked beneath the Antarctic ice sheet could be released into the atmosphere if enough of the ice ... Read more...

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Atmosphere still has self-cleansing capacity

January 11th, 2011 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 11 (IANS) There's cheering news on the environmental front -- the atmosphere still has its self-cleansing capacity.Some studies had suggested that such self-cleansing power is fragile and sensitive to environmental ... Read more...

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Evidence points towards methane seeping from Arctic sea bed

August 19th, 2009 - 12:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 19 (ANI): A team of scientists has said that they have evidence that the powerful greenhouse gas methane is escaping from the Arctic sea bed.According to a report by ... Read more...

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Methane more stable in a warming world than previously thought

April 24th, 2009 - 12:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 24 (ANI): In a new research of ice cores by scientists, it has been revealed that a vast, potential source of the potent greenhouse gas, methane, is more stable in ... Read more...

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Pluto has upside-down atmosphere

March 7th, 2009 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 7 (ANI): A new study has found that Pluto has an upside-down atmosphere compared with Earth, with temperatures rising, rather than dropping, with altitude on the dwarf planet.According to ... Read more...

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Turn veggie to save the world, say Pachauri and McCartney

November 29th, 2008 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 29 (ANI): Nobel Prize-winning Indian scientist Rajendra Pachauri and musician Sir Paul McCartney have teamed up to urge people to become vegetarian to save the planet from the greenhouse ... Read more...

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Methane on the rise after decade long stability

October 30th, 2008 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 30 (ANI): Data from a worldwide NASA-funded measurement network has shown that the greenhouse gas methane is on the rise again, after a decade long period of stability. Methane ... Read more...

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Chinas thickening smogs reduces methane emissions

August 8th, 2008 - 5:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 8 (ANI): A new research has suggested that the fallout from Chinese industrial pollution could actually be reducing the countrys contribution to climate change from at least one greenhouse ... Read more...

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Air travel in tropics causes more global warming than in temperate zones

July 3rd, 2008 - 4:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 3 (ANI): Planning to fly off to the tropics? Well, its time you reconsidered your holiday plans, for according to a new research, a typical flight there has a ... Read more...

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Large amounts of ozone is being destroyed over tropical Atlantic Ocean

June 26th, 2008 - 4:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 26 (ANI): Scientists have discovered that large amounts of ozone - around 50% more than predicted by the worlds state-of-the-art climate models are being destroyed in the lower atmosphere ... Read more...

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Chinese power plant uses harmful methane gas for producing electricity

February 3rd, 2008 - 7:14 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 3 (ANI): In a unique initiative, China has started the world's largest cow-dung methane power plant in the Inner Mongolia region, thus using the greenhouse gas methane for generating electricity ... Read more...

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