News tagged with atmospheric co2

Taking X-rays of CO2

As CO2 levels in the Earth's atmosphere top 400 parts per million, options such as storing the greenhouse gas in porous sandstone rock formations found in abundance on the sea floor are of increasing interest. ...

May 14, 2013 3 / 5 (4) 0

Fungi shifted plant balance of power

Cooperating with fungi didn't just help the earliest plants spread across a barren, rocky landscape; it also played a decisive role in the rise of more complex plants with roots and leaves that make up most ...

May 24, 2012 5 / 5 (2) 0 | with audio podcast

Checking the first data from OCO-2

(Phys.org) —On July 2, NASA successfully launched its first satellite dedicated to measuring carbon dioxide in Earth's atmosphere. The Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2 (OCO-2) mission—operated by NASA's ...

Aug 22, 2014 3 / 5 (2) 0

Green potential of our industrial past

Manipulating the soil in urban and industrial areas in order to capture more carbon from the atmosphere is the “best resource we have to begin to mitigate human CO2 emissions”, experts claim.

Feb 02, 2012 5 / 5 (1) 0