times more potent than carbon dioxide

Chemicals that fix one ecological problem worsen another


June 17th, 2010 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 17 (IANS) Chemicals that helped fix a global ecological crisis in the 1990s - the hole in Earth's protective ozone layer, for instance - may be raising another problem such ... Read more...

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Chemicals that solve one environmental problem may worsen another


June 17th, 2010 - 5:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 17 (ANI): Scientists are reporting that chemicals used to revert one environmental disaster, may actually worsen another.Chemicals that helped solve a global environmental crisis in the 1990s - the hole ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Methane leak from Arctic Shelf may be much larger and faster than anticipated


March 5th, 2010 - 4:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 5 (ANI): An international team of scientists has found that the permafrost under the East Siberian Arctic Shelf, long thought to be an impermeable barrier sealing in methane, is perforated ... Read more...

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Chemicals that protected ozone layer in 1990s may be worsening acid rain


March 4th, 2010 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 4 (ANI): In a new study, scientists have determined that chemicals that helped solve a global environmental crisis in the 1990s, namely, the hole in Earth's protective ozone layer, may ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

India urges West to give up beef to slow down global warming


November 21st, 2009 - 12:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 21 (ANI): India has urged Western countries to stop eating beef in order to cut greenhouse emissions.According to a report by the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation, 18 per ... Read more...

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Aerosols can make methane more potent than previously thought


October 30th, 2009 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, October 30 (ANI): A new study has led climate modelers to determine that an aerosol-laden sky could make methane a more potent greenhouse gas than previously thought.According to a report in ... Read more...

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Global methane levels rise after 8 yrs of near-zero growth


December 16th, 2008 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Dec 16 (ANI): An international study has determined that methane levels in the atmosphere have started to rise after almost eight years of near-zero growth. According to a report in ABC ... Read more...

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Methane time bomb ticks away in the Arctic


September 23rd, 2008 - 4:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 23 (ANI): Scientists have discovered that massive deposits of subsea methane are bubbling to the surface as the Arctic region becomes warmer and its ice retreats.According to a report ... Read more...

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Gas used to make TV screens more harmful to environment than coal


July 4th, 2008 - 10:40 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 4 (ANI): The rising production of television sets may worsen global warming because a greenhouse gas used for the purpose is more harmful than coal, warns a leading environmental ... Read more...

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Biofuels more harmful to humans and environment than projected


December 31st, 2007 - 2:47 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec 31 (ANI): The switch to energy crops in the form of biofuels will not be easy, practical and without its share of shortcomings, if the views of an organic farmer ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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