News tagged with carbon

US carbon pollution up two percent in 2013

A new government report says energy-related carbon dioxide pollution increased slightly last year after declining for several years in a row. The 2 percent increase was largely due to a small increase in ...

Jan 13, 2014 2.4 / 5 (7) 4

Mushrooms and earthworms work as 'silviculture'

A model, developed by a research group of the School of Forestry at the Technical University of Madrid (UPM), has shown how some types of mushrooms (such as truffles, boletus or chanterelles) associated with ...

Jan 13, 2014 4.5 / 5 (2) 0

US power plant emissions down, study finds

Power plants that use natural gas and a new technology to squeeze more energy from the fuel release far less of the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide than coal-fired power plants do, according to a new analysis ...

Jan 09, 2014 4.4 / 5 (7) 9 | with audio podcast