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What is global warming?

Soon, the world will gather in Paris to forge a global pact to reduce greenhouse gas emissions blamed for dangerous levels of global warming.

dateNov 17, 2015 in Environment
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How TIMED flies: Unexpected trends in carbon data

NASA's TIMED mission, short for Thermosphere, Ionosphere, Mesosphere Energetics and Dynamics, has confirmed a surprisingly fast carbon dioxide increase in Earth's upper atmosphere, raising questions about how different layers ...

dateOct 29, 2015 in Environment
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Ground-level ozone reduces maize and soybean yields

Despite government regulations, ground-level ozone—an odorless gas that forms as polluting nitrogen oxides drift in sunlight across the countryside—continues to threaten crop quality and yield. In a new study, researchers ...

dateNov 05, 2015 in Environment
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