News tagged with carbon dioxide

Savannahs slow climate change

Tropical rainforests have long been considered the Earth's lungs, sequestering large amounts of carbon dioxide from the atmosphere and thereby slowing down the increasing greenhouse effect and associated human-made climate ...

dateMay 21, 2015 in Environment
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Greenhouse gases linked to African rainfall

Scientists may have solved a long-standing enigma known as the African Humid Period - an intense increase in cumulative rainfall in parts of Africa that began after a long dry spell following the end of the ...

dateDec 04, 2014 in Earth Sciences
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Finding ways to use excess carbon dioxide

When Chemical and Biomedical Engineering student Monica Padilla graduates this week with her Master's degree, she will have the satisfaction of knowing her research helped develop the science to answer the ...

dateMay 08, 2015 in Materials Science
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