News tagged with fossil fuel emissions

All the carbon counts

Cutting down forests for agriculture vents excess carbon dioxide into the air just as industrial activities and the burning of fossil fuels do. But whether policies to stabilize greenhouse gases in the atmosphere ...

May 28, 2009
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Major funding to help cut CO2 emissions

The University of Nottingham is to share in £6.9m of research funding to investigate carbon capture and storage (CCS) technologies which could drastically cut CO2 emissions from fossil-fuel power stations. The funding fr ...

May 11, 2009
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Former coal mine aids Arctic climate research

Out of place in the snowy, polar landscape, the train that once hauled coal out of the mountain serves as a reminder to scientists at the Ny-Aalesund Arctic research station of the origin of the planet's woes.

May 08, 2009
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Carbon dioxide map of US released on Google Earth

( -- Interactive maps that detail carbon dioxide emissions from fossil fuel combustion are now available on the popular Google Earth platform. The maps, funded by NASA and the U.S. Department of ...

Feb 19, 2009
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Avoiding the hothouse and the icehouse

By controlling emissions of fossil fuels we may be able to greatly delay the start of the next ice age, new research from the Niels Bohr Institute at University of Copenhagen concludes. The results have been ...

Feb 11, 2009
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