News tagged with carbon dioxide

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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Hidden green skills

What have plant scientists learned in the laboratory in the past three to five years that could be used to reduce inputs of water, chemical fertilizers and herbicides to agricultural fields?

dateSep 16, 2016 in Biotechnology
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Better combustion for power generation

In the United States, the use of natural gas for electricity generation continues to grow. The driving forces behind this development? A boom in domestic natural gas production, historically low prices, and increased scrutiny ...

dateMay 31, 2016 in Energy & Green Tech
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Is fishing truly sustainable?

Many studies have shown that raising cattle and pigs for food is hard on the environment, and fish has long been considered a better alternative.

dateMar 18, 2016 in Environment
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