News tagged with dioxide emissions

Climate warnings ignored with US elections looming

The U.S. Congress, ignoring dire new warnings about climate change, continues to shy away from legislation that might mitigate the effects of global warming, leaving President Barack Obama with limited tools to reduce greenhouse ...

dateMay 15, 2014 in Environment
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Iris for safer air travel

Aviation accidents sometimes highlight how much we still rely on old-fashioned radio contact by pilots and vulnerable tracking systems. But satellites are set to change sky safety, thanks to international ...

dateMay 09, 2014 in Engineering
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Where economy meets ecology

Think of a city as a complex organism powered by human activities and consumption. John E. Fernández, an associate professor in the Department of Architecture, wants to understand how the urban metabolism ...

dateMay 06, 2014 in Environment
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Green clouds on the horizon for computing

Small businesses could save up to 62% of energy costs by switching to a cloud computing system for their invoicing, according to research published in the International Journal of Business Process Integration and Management. ...

dateApr 29, 2014 in Business
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The tiniest greenhouse gas emitters

Climate feedbacks from decomposition by soil microbes are one of the biggest uncertainties facing climate modelers. A new study from the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) and the ...

dateApr 07, 2014 in Environment
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