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Lower oil prices lead to higher CO2 emissions

If the price of oil decreases, carbon dioxide emissions increase. This is what two Spanish scientists claim after comparing the relationship between air pollution and economic development by using the real oil prices in Spain ...

dateMar 11, 2016 in Environment
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Austin's urban forest

The U.S. Forest Service recently published its first urban forest assessment—providing details on the composition and health of the Austin, Texas urban forest, and documenting the contributions trees make to the environment, ...

dateMar 09, 2016 in Environment
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Climate change puts the heat on velvet geckos

While we often hear warnings about the potential impact of climate change on humans, new research from UTS Science has found that even the smallest of creatures are likely to be affected by rising air temperatures.

dateMar 09, 2016 in Ecology
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Big data project aims to make breathing easier

Heavy city traffic contributes significantly to air pollution and health problems such as asthma, but UT Dallas researchers think another kind of traffic—data traffic—might help citizens better cope with pollution.

dateMar 07, 2016 in Environment
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