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Why are global CO2 emissions on the rise again?

Illinois atmospheric scientist Atul Jain was among the many scientists worldwide who contributed data to the Global Carbon Budget 2017, released Nov. 13. Jain talked about this year's findings with News Bureau physical sciences ...

dateNov 22, 2017 in Environment
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Reducing phosphorus runoff

Throughout the United States, toxic algal blooms are wreaking havoc on bodies of water, causing pollution and having harmful effects on people, fish and marine mammals.

date20 hours ago in Environment
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Engineers model the California reservoir network

For the first time, engineers at Caltech have developed an empirical statewide model of the California reservoir network. The model was built from data gathered over a 13-year period that includes the latest drought, allowing ...

date21 hours ago in Environment
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