News tagged with greenhouse gas emissions

New methane organisms discovered

Textbooks on methane-metabolising organisms might have to be rewritten after researchers in a University of Queensland-led international project today (23 October) announced the discovery of two new organisms.

dateOct 23, 2015 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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How to beat the climate crisis? Start with carrots

To speed up progress in tackling climate change, policymakers need to build political support by investing in clean-energy industries rather than first penalizing polluters, according to a new policy paper by researchers ...

dateSep 10, 2015 in Environment
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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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