News tagged with greenhouse gas emissions

Adjusting to climate change

New findings suggest battling climate change could be a challenge, urge the global community to transform its energy system or face grim consequences.

dateSep 04, 2014 in Environment
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Wetlands continue to reduce nitrates

Wetlands created 20 years ago between tile-drained agricultural fields and the Embarras River were recently revisited for a new two-year University of Illinois research project. Results show an overall 62 ...

dateMay 12, 2015 in Environment
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EU sets new energy savings target at 30%

After months of tough negotiations, the European Commission recommended Wednesday a new energy savings target of 30 percent so as to combat climate change and ensure self-sufficiency.

dateJul 23, 2014 in Environment
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Clay can be used for carbon capture

Carbon capture will play a central role in helping the nations of the world manage and reduce their greenhouse gas emissions. Many materials are being tested for the purpose of capturing CO2. New results sh ...

dateApr 08, 2015 in Materials Science
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