News tagged with carbon emissions

US high court mulls greenhouse gas limits

The US government defended its regulation of greenhouse gas emissions from power plants before the Supreme Court on Monday, after coming under attack from industry and Republicans alike.

Feb 24, 2014
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Meeting the eye-witnesses of ocean change

Members of the German research network BIOACID (Biological Impacts of Ocean Acidification) are developing a model that links ecosystem changes triggered by ocean acidification and climate change with their economic and societal ...

Feb 12, 2014
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Book empowers readers to help solve the food crisis

Carbon dioxide emissions from transportation, energy generation and built infrastructure may be major contributors to climate change, but they may not be the biggest ones. According to UC Santa Barbara environmental ...

Feb 05, 2014
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Improving structural safety in bridges

One of the longest spans in the world is the San Francisco—Oakland Bay Bridge, which was severely damaged in the 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake. Final reconstruction of the eastern span began in 2002 and was completed in 2013.

Jan 29, 2014
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