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'Cinderella' Gas a Threat to Climate and Ozone Layer
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JL
- 329 days ago - bbc.co.uk
It says that thanks to farming and human activities, levels of the gas could double by 2050. If this happens, it could reverse gains made to slow the thinning of the ozone layer and exacerbate global warming.
President Obama Ruptures John Boehner's Pipeline of Keystone XL Lies
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AntiTeapu
- 453 days ago - politicususa.com
What Rep. Boehner never tells anyone when he discusses the project is that he stands to personally benefit from its approval. Boehner is invested in seven tar sands companies that will benefit from the pipeline's construction.
4% of Global Warming Due to Dams, Says New Research
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JL
- 503 days ago - internationalrivers.org
Large dams may be one of the single most important contributors to global warming, releasing 104 million metric tonnes of methane each year.This estimate was recently published in a peer-reviewed journal by Ivan Lima and colleagues from Brazil's National
Block Copolymers -- A New Path in Organic Photovoltaics WRITTEN BY SANDRA HENDERSON | 03 JUNE 2013
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Ruth
- 504 days ago - solarnovus.com
'The Rice/Penn State teams are now designing and synthesising new block copolymers for OPVs to optimise performance. "We are also carrying out more optical and electronic measurements to understand how charge separation happens in our materials and....'
Who Discovered These 5 Environmental Nightmares?
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JL
- 517 days ago - takepart.com
Meet the modern-day Einsteins credited with identifying acid rain, global warming, dead zones, ozone holes, and plastic garbage patches.
The Scariest Climate Change Graph Just Got Scarier
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JL
- 593 days ago - motherjones.com
"In other words, the rate of change is much greater than anything we've seen in the whole Holocene," referring to the current geologic time period, which began around 11,500 years ago.
1.5C Rise in Temperature Enough to Start Permafrost Melt, Scientists Warn
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JL
- 606 days ago - guardian.co.uk
Team of scientists use radiometric dating techniques on Russian cave formations to measure historic melting rates
A Tale Told in Maps and Charts: Texas in the National Climate Assessment
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JL
- 613 days ago - texasclimatenews.org
Off the chart: The new National Climate Assessment contains numerous references to Texas' record-setting heat and drought in 2011. Those harsh conditions - the large red dot on this chart- "represent conditions far outside those that have been registered
The Enduring Effects of Ozone Depletion
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JL
- 623 days ago - green.blogs.nytimes.com
To get some perspective, the story of the ozone hole over Antarctica illustrates how even a relatively small perturbation in the atmosphere can have wide-reaching and long-lasting consequences.
Sea Urchin Nickel 'Trick' Could Be Key to Capturing Carbon
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JL
- 624 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Researchers say that the natural ability of sea urchins to absorb CO2 could be a model for an effective carbon capture and storage system.
China and Australia Top List of 'Carbon Bomb' Projects
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JL
- 636 days ago - guardian.co.uk
Greenpeace analysis shows 14 planned giant fossil fuel projects will increase global emissions by 20%
Impact of Climate Change Hitting Home, US Report Finds
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JL
- 648 days ago - trust.org
* Highlights more extreme weather events as the new normal * Consequences will be "disruptive to society," report says
 

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