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Greenland's Ice Sheets Disappearing Faster Than Predicted.
Environment  (tags: climate change, global warming, dirty energy, fossil fuels, emissions, carbon dioxide, environment, pollution, wild fires, soot, Greenland, glaciers, thawing, Jason Box )

Brian
- 602 days ago - rollingstone.com
One more sign that the climate change catastrophe is not some future event; it's already here and taking us into uncharted territory.
Bedrock Nitrogen May Help Forests Buffer Climate Change, Study Finds
Environment  (tags: Bedrock, Nitrogen, carbon dioxide, atmosphere )

Suzane
- 1297 days ago - sciencedaily.com
For the first time, researchers at the University of California, Davis, have demonstrated that forest trees have the ability to tap into nitrogen found in rocks, boosting the trees' growth and their ability to pull more carbon dioxide from the atmosphere.
Global Carbon Dioxide Emissions May Reach Record Levels in 2010
Environment  (tags: Carbon Dioxide, Emissions, global warming, world, environment )

Anna
- 1584 days ago - sciencedaily.com
Global carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions -- the main contributor to global warming -- show no sign of abating and may reach record levels in 2010, according to a study led by the University of Exeter (UK).
Methane Leak From Arctic Shelf May Be Much Larger and Faster Than Anticipated
Environment  (tags: methane gas, carbon dioxide, ClimateChange )

Lone
- 1846 days ago - sindhtoday.net
Washington, March 5 (ANI): An international team of scientists has found that the permafrost under the East Siberian Arctic Shelf, long thought to be an impermeable barrier sealing in methane, is perforated and is starting to leak large amounts
New Method To Cleaner And More Efficient Carbon Dioxide Capture
Environment  (tags: environment, carbon dioxide, pollution, flue gas, Coal-Fired Plants, CO2emissions, destruction )

Dee
- 2070 days ago - sciencedaily.com
ScienceDaily (July 25, 2009) -- Separating carbon dioxide from its polluting source, such as the flue gas from a coal-fired power plant, may soon become cleaner and more efficient.
Project to 'Grow Carbon Sinks'
Environment  (tags: environment, Ghana, rainforest, logging, deforestation, seedlings, climate change, carbon dioxide, nature, carbon emissions, protection, conservation, destruction, prevention, endangered )

Dee
- 2084 days ago - news.bbc.co.uk
Ambitious plans to grow 24 million trees to soak up carbon dioxide and restore the rainforest have got underway in Ghana. The first million seedlings are being planted in a pilot scheme in an area that has been heavily logged in recent years.
A Ticking Time Bomb in the Arctic?
Environment  (tags: greenhousegases, Arctic, carbon dioxide, environment, wildlife, habitat, animals )

Cher
- 2237 days ago - nwf.org
Climate scientists fear that massive levels of a greenhouse gas with 20 times the heat-trapping power of carbon dioxide could be released into the atmosphere from the thawing Arctic Ocean.
Rhus Radicans and Global Warming: The Species That Flourishes
Environment  (tags: poison ivy, poison oak, global warming, carbon dioxide, envrionment, plant growth )

RC
- 2406 days ago - washingtonpost.com
Unfortunately, rhus radicans is the taxonomic moniker of poison ivy and also sometimes applied to poison oak. Global warming is an environmental disaster for most living organisms, but poison ivy LOVES the carbon dioxide-rich atmosphere.
Climate Target Is Not Radical Enough - Study - CommonDreams.Org
Environment  (tags: climate, carbon dioxide, EU, science, globalwarming )

Veronique
- 2543 days ago - commondreams.org
One of the world's leading climate scientists warns today that the EU and its international partners must urgently rethink targets for cutting carbon dioxide in the atmosphere because of fears they have grossly underestimated the scale of the problem.
Bush to Skip U.N. Talks on Global Warming
Environment  (tags: Climate Change, global warming, carbon dioxide, UN )

Glenn
- 2740 days ago - nytimes.com
Dozens of world leaders are to gather at the United Nations on Monday for a full agenda of talks on how to fight global warming, and President Bush is skipping all the day's events but the dinner.
Climate Change May Not Encourage Tree Growth
Environment  (tags: globalwarming, ClimateChange, forests, trees, growth decline, carbon dioxide )

Jennie
- 2902 days ago - ens-newswire.com
A glimmer of hope in the grim global warming picture has been scientists' predictions that some carbon dioxide will be removed from the atmosphere by a burst of growth from tropical forests. But new research from Harvard's Arnold Arboretum questions ...
   

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