News tagged with journal environmental science and technology

Electricity from trees

Plants have long been known as the lungs of the earth, but a new finding has found they may also play a role in electrifying the atmosphere.

Mar 21, 2012 4 / 5 (7) 5

Termite insecticide a potent greenhouse gas

(PhysOrg.com) -- An insecticide used to fumigate termite-infested buildings is a strong greenhouse gas that lives in the atmosphere nearly 10 times longer than previously thought, UC Irvine research has found.

Jan 21, 2009 2.4 / 5 (5) 10