News tagged with carbon emissions

Tropical forest reserves slow down global warming

National parks and nature reserves in South America, Africa and Asia, created to protect wildlife, heritage sites and the territory of indigenous people, are reducing carbon emissions from tropical deforestation by a third, ...

dateOct 27, 2017 in Environment
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How cities can best fight climate change

What are the best ways for U.S. cities to combat climate change? A new study co-authored by an MIT professor indicates it will be easier for cities to reduce emissions coming from residential energy use rather than from local ...

dateOct 26, 2017 in Environment
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Know your cement, get greener concrete

An international team of scientists has created a new database of molecular dynamics models that simulate the properties of cement in all its varieties. It's intended to help fine-tune this component of concrete and curtail ...

dateOct 09, 2017 in Materials Science
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