News tagged with carbon emissions

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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Australia PM moves to repeal climate tax

Australia's new conservative Prime Minister Tony Abbott Wednesday moved to abolish a carbon tax designed to combat climate change as his first major economic reform since taking office.

Nov 13, 2013
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