News tagged with carbon dioxide

How do pesticides protect crops?

New research published today could lead to the fine-tuning of pesticide formulations to further increase crop yield. The findings also show a way to develop advanced performance formulations which will interact reversibly ...

dateJul 27, 2016 in Biotechnology
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Ice, wind and sea

Those who are hostile to a buildup of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere have a friend in the ice and waves of the Earth's coldest waters.

dateJul 25, 2016 in Earth Sciences
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We're lucky climate change didn't happen sooner

There is some consolation in how the fossil fuel-induced climatic changes we increasingly experience through droughts and storm surges are playing out. It could have happened sooner, and therefore already have been much worse.

dateJul 21, 2016 in Environment
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Ocean acidification—the limits of adaptation

In an unprecedented evolutionary experiment, scientists from GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel and the Thünen Institute of Fisheries Ecology demonstrated that the most important single-celled calcifying alga ...

dateJul 20, 2016 in Environment
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