News tagged with global carbon emissions

US high court mulls greenhouse gas limits

The US government defended its regulation of greenhouse gas emissions from power plants before the Supreme Court on Monday, after coming under attack from industry and Republicans alike.

Feb 24, 2014
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Book empowers readers to help solve the food crisis

Carbon dioxide emissions from transportation, energy generation and built infrastructure may be major contributors to climate change, but they may not be the biggest ones. According to UC Santa Barbara environmental ...

Feb 05, 2014
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Global warming's biggest offenders

When it comes to global warming, there are seven big contributors: the United States, China, Russia, Brazil, India, Germany and the United Kingdom. A new study published in Environmental Research Letters reveal ...

Jan 15, 2014
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How does soil store CO2?

Global CO2 emissions continue to rise—in 2012 alone, 35.7 billion tons of this greenhouse gas entered the atmosphere. Some of it is absorbed by the oceans, plants and soil. They provide a significant reservoir ...

Jan 08, 2014
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