News tagged with fossil fuel emissions

Oceans losing ability to absorb greenhouse gas

( -- Like a dirty filter, the Earth's oceans are growing less efficient at absorbing vast amounts of carbon dioxide, the major greenhouse gas produced by fossil-fuel burning, reports a study co-authored by Francois ...

dateJan 11, 2010 in Earth Sciences
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Fuel savings can pay for green energy shift

Making the global switch from climate-altering fossil fuels to renewables by 2050 would require an extra $1 trillion (880 billion euros) per year, but the bill will be covered by lower energy costs, a Greenpeace report said ...

dateSep 21, 2015 in Energy & Green Tech
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