Archive: 02/05/2012

Steroids control gas exchange in plants

Plants leaves are sealed with a gas-tight wax layer to prevent water loss. Plants breathe through microscopic pores called stomata (Greek for mouths) on the surfaces of leaves. Over 40% of the carbon dioxide, CO2, in the ...

Feb 05, 2012 3.7 / 5 (3) 0 | with audio podcast

Land-cover changes do not impact glacier loss

A new study shows that land-cover changes, in particular deforestation, in the vicinity of glaciers do not have an impact on glacier loss. However, the study, in which Innsbruck climate researcher were directly involved, ...

Feb 05, 2012 3.3 / 5 (4) 0

World powers 'plan anti-carbon tax talks'

India, Russia, the United States, China and other countries will meet in Moscow this month to decide whether to retaliate against the EU's decision to impose a carbon tax on air travel, a report says.

Feb 05, 2012 2.4 / 5 (5) 17