News tagged with emissions

EPA's methane crackdown to come slow and easy

The Obama administration on Jan. 14 announced its long-awaited plan to control the oil and gas industry's emissions of methane, saying it would in the next decade cut in half leaks of the potent global-warming pollutant.

dateFeb 01, 2015 in Environment
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Breakthrough lights up metamaterials

City College of New York led-team has successfully demonstrated how to both enhance light emission and capture light from metamaterials embedded with light emitting nanocrystals. The breakthrough, headed ...

dateJan 16, 2015 in Optics & Photonics
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Mountaintop sensor finds high methane over LA

A study using two years of observations from a novel mountaintop instrument finds that Los Angeles' annual emissions of methane, an important greenhouse gas, are 18 to 61 percent higher than widely used estimates.

dateJan 15, 2015 in Earth Sciences
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