News tagged with carbon dioxide

A breathing planet, off balance

Earth's oceans and land cover are doing us a favor. As people burn fossil fuels and clear forests, only half of the carbon dioxide released stays in the atmosphere, warming and altering Earth's climate. The other half is ...

dateNov 13, 2015 in Environment
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Seven case studies in carbon and climate

Every part of the mosaic of Earth's surface—ocean and land, Arctic and tropics, forest and grassland—absorbs and releases carbon in a different way. Wild-card events such as massive wildfires and drought complicate the ...

dateNov 13, 2015 in Environment
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Pressure grows on Volkswagen as bad news piles up

The fallout from Volkswagen's emissions-cheating scandal intensified Wednesday, as investors bailed out and European regulators pressured VW to quickly disclose the findings of an internal investigation. In the U.S., the ...

dateNov 04, 2015 in Business
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Germany's VW: New C02 problems with 800,000 vehicles

Germany's Volkswagen, already reeling from the fallout of cheating on U.S. emissions tests for nitrogen oxide, said Tuesday that an internal investigation has revealed "unexplained inconsistencies" in the carbon dioxide emissions ...

dateNov 03, 2015 in Business
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