News tagged with carbon

Monitoring greenhouse gas emissions independently

Mistakes can happen when estimating emissions of greenhouse gases such as carbon dioxide and methane. Researchers funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation have developed a method to independently validate national ...

dateMar 22, 2016 in Environment
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Plants boost extreme temperatures by 5 C

Heatwaves from Europe to China are likely to be more intense and result in maximum temperatures that are 3°C to 5°C warmer than previously estimated by the middle of the century - all because of the way plants on the ground ...

dateMar 21, 2016 in Environment
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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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