News tagged with gas

Seven case studies in carbon and climate

Every part of the mosaic of Earth's surface—ocean and land, Arctic and tropics, forest and grassland—absorbs and releases carbon in a different way. Wild-card events such as massive wildfires and drought complicate the ...

dateNov 13, 2015 in Environment
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Timing is everything for renewable energy use

As the world prepares for the UN climate talks in Paris later this month, researchers warn that there's no time to waste in shifting to renewable energy sources if we are to avoid dangerous climate change. That's especially ...

dateNov 12, 2015 in Environment
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How voters would accept higher gas tax

Americans would be more likely to accept a gas tax increase if they knew the extra revenue would improve energy efficiency, repair roads and bridges or be refunded to taxpayers equally, indicates a new study by two Michigan ...

dateNov 10, 2015 in Economics & Business
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Scientists study El Nino fires in Indonesia

Scientists at King's College London have received funding from the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) to use drones to measure how Indonesian wildfires made worse by El Niño affect the atmosphere.

dateNov 10, 2015 in Environment
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