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Large Bipartisan Majorities Favor Steps to Reduce Carbon Dioxide

PR Newswire (press release) - ‎5 hours ago‎
WASHINGTON, May 4, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As world leaders convene in Washington for the Climate Action 2016 summit, a new Citizen Cabinet survey finds that large bipartisan majorities of voters favor steps to reduce carbon dioxide and ...
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EU's carbon dioxide emissions slightly up year-on-year in 2015: Eurostat

The Standard Digital News (press release) (blog) - ‎2 hours ago‎
The carbon dioxide emissions from fossil fuel combustion increased by 0.7 percent in the European Union (EU) in 2015, compared with the previous year, according to early estimates of carbon dioxide emissions from energy use for 2015 by Eurostat, the ...

Researchers Aim to Put Carbon Dioxide Back to Work

New York Times - ‎May 2, 2016‎
BERKELEY, Calif. - Think, for a moment, of carbon dioxide as garbage, a waste product from burning fossil fuels. Like other garbage, almost all of that CO2 is thrown away - into the atmosphere, where it contributes to climate change.

Improving utilization of ammonia and carbon dioxide in microalgal cultivation

EurekAlert (press release) - ‎May 2, 2016‎
A major roadblock to commercial algae farming is efficient utilization of volatile nutrients, specifically ammonia and carbon dioxide (CO2), to feed the algae being farmed. Currently, society produces large quantities of waste streams in the air and ...
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Carbon dioxide fertilization greening Earth, study finds

Space Daily - ‎May 2, 2016‎
From a quarter to half of Earth's vegetated lands has shown significant greening over the last 35 years largely due to rising levels of atmospheric carbon dioxide, according to a new study published in the journal Nature Climate Change on April 25.

There's a poor return on our investment in cutting carbon dioxide

The Australian - ‎May 1, 2016‎
Bjorn Lomborg is correct to say that while industrialised nations squander tens of billions on trying to ameliorate the effects of carbon emissions, those millions of people in developing nations have been pushed aside in favour of the rather esoteric ...
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Earth getting greener due to rising carbon dioxide levels, global snapshot shows

ABC Online - ‎Apr 25, 2016‎
... largely due to the fertilising effect of carbon dioxide (CO2). "[The greening] has the ability to fundamentally change the cycling of water and carbon in the climate system," said Dr Zaichun Zhu, from Peking University in China and lead author of ...

PN takes credit for sharp lowering of carbon dioxide emissions

Malta Independent Online - ‎20 hours ago‎
The Nationalist Party has taken credit for the 26.9% reduction in carbon monoxide emissions in 2015 when compared to 2014. In a statement signed by shadow minister for energy Marthese Portelli, the PN said the Eurostat figures confirm that the PN ...
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Global 'greening' mops up carbon dioxide – but for how long?

Cosmos - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
The results "track well" with the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change's models that showed as atmospheric carbon dioxide rises, so too would plant activity, says University of Melbourne climate scientist Peter Rayner. But, he adds, it's only a ...

NASA Study: Rising carbon dioxide levels will help and hurt crops

New Kerala - ‎4 hours ago‎
California, May 4 : Elevated carbon dioxide concentrations in the atmosphere may increase water-use efficiency in crops and considerably mitigate yield losses due to climate change, according to a new NASA study.

Carbon capture, storage trial sees 15000 tonnes of carbon dioxide injected underground

ABC Online - ‎Apr 21, 2016‎
More than 15,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide have been injected into the ground in Victoria in what researchers have hailed as a milestone for emissions-reduction technology, but authorities have doubts over its viability.

Sequestering Carbon Dioxide in 3D Printable Concrete

Sourceable - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
The cross-disciplinary team from the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) believe they can capture the carbon dioxide emitted by power plants and use it as an ingredient in a concrete building material that is produced using additive ...

United States absorbed carbon dioxide despite a drought

Science Daily - ‎Apr 25, 2016‎
During a normal year, ecosystems take up more carbon from the air than they release. They therefore act as a carbon sink -- an effect that plays an important role for the world's climate.
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U.K. Must Seek 57% Carbon Dioxide Cut by 2030, Lawmakers Say

Bloomberg - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
The U.K. government should adopt the advice of its climate-change adviser and seek to cut carbon dioxide emissions by 57 percent in the four decades through 2030, a panel of lawmakers said.

Carbon Dioxide Could be Effective in Heating and Cooling Buildings in Urban Areas

AZoBuild - ‎May 3, 2016‎
Commonly used as a 'clean' liquid refrigerant in supermarkets, carbon dioxide turns out to be an efficient vehicle for transporting the energy needed to heat and cool buildings, particularly in urban settings.

Rising carbon dioxide levels reduce protein

Agri-View - ‎May 1, 2016‎
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. -- Rising levels of atmospheric carbon dioxide have reduced protein in goldenrod pollen, a late-season food source for North American bees, according to a Purdue University study.
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Ancient Marine Sediments Shed Light On Future Climate Change, Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide Levels

Headlines & Global News - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
A new study by researchers from the University of Southampton reveals the key force that pushed global climate shifts between 53 and 34 million years ago: atmospheric carbon dioxide concentration. The findings are the first the pinpoint the ...

Molecular transport: Catch the carbon dioxide - ‎Apr 22, 2016‎
Understanding the minute details of CO2 transport is key to finding new technologies that reduce the hazardous levels of CO2 in our atmosphere.

Carbon dioxide harmful? Not without a bag over your head

Kawartha Media Group - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
Admittedly, carbon dioxide is produced when carbon-based fuels burn, but green plants in the oceans and on land: grasses, shrubs and trees, not to mention food crops, are currently able to maintain the healthy balance between oxygen and carbon dioxide ...

Nigeria, others account for 78 percent global energy-related carbon dioxide emissions

BusinessDay - ‎May 1, 2016‎
A report by the report by the Energy Transitions Commission (ETC), has found that 17 countries account for including Nigeria accounts for 78 percent of global energy related carbon dioxide emissions in the world and is now calling for radical action to ...