Researchers from the U.S. Geological Survey and key academic partners including the University of Colorado Boulder have quantified how rapidly ancient permafrost decomposes upon thawing and how much carbon dioxide is produced ...
If carbon dioxide emissions continue at their current pace, by the end of century parts of the Persian Gulf will sometimes be just too hot for the human body to tolerate, a new study says.
Because of decreasing deforestation and emissions from forest fires in the Amazon over the past ten years, the amount of particulate matter (aerosols), ozone, carbon monoxide, nitrogen oxide and other atmospheric pollutants ...
The SMARTSOIL team presented its innovative new approach to assessing the impact of carbon management on crop yields and soil carbon at its recent final conference in Brussels, Belgium.
New research suggests that an initiative to show consumers which products are more environmentally friendly needs to be easy to understand to be effective.
Assistant Professor Henrik Sundén and his team, Linda Ta and Anton Axelsson, at the Chemistry and Biochemistry division, at Chalmers, shows how it is possible to change complex and ineffective oxidants for oxygen. This way ...
A type of bacteria plucked from the bottom of the ocean could be put to work neutralizing large amounts of industrial carbon dioxide in the Earth's atmosphere, a group of University of Florida researchers has found.
A research review by University of Exeter climate scientist, Professor Pierre Friedlingstein, examines how state-of-the-art mathematical modelling can help clarify carbon cycle sensitivity to climate change.
Using a feedstock chemical as a starting material and a rhodium complex as a catalyst, CSU researchers can make pharmaceutical building blocks in one step.
A pivotal question has split world powers along unfamiliar lines as they haggle over how to avert catastrophic global warming: Should they set a goal of entirely eliminating carbon-belching industries?