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Holy carbon dioxide! When a US lawmaker said riding bicycles is bad for the environment

India Today - ‎2 hours ago‎
A US representative thought riding a bicycle causes more carbon dioxide emission than driving a car. Awesome! | Edited by Mohak Gupta.

Carbon dioxide's 400ppm milestone shows humans are rewriting the planet's history

The Guardian - ‎May 19, 2016‎
Carbon dioxide's 400ppm milestone shows humans are rewriting the planet's history. Levels of CO2 are pushing beyond 400 parts per million in the atmosphere.

Ford looks to turn captured carbon dioxide into car parts

Plastics & Rubber Weekly - ‎May 24, 2016‎
US carmaker Ford has said it wants to develop foams and plastics made for its vehicles that use captured carbon dioxide (CO2) as a feedstock.
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Cape Grim carbon dioxide reading exceeds 400ppm landmark for first time

ABC Online - ‎May 15, 2016‎
A significant atmospheric monitoring station in north-west Tasmania has recorded carbon dioxide measurements above 400 parts per million for the first time.

New research unveils an 80% reduction in atmospheric carbon monoxide as a result of car emissions policies

Science Daily - ‎May 24, 2016‎
The successful reduction of carbon monoxide in the UK is also matched by high percentage reductions across Europe over the same time period.
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Southern hemisphere joins north in breaching carbon dioxide milestone

The Conversation AU - ‎May 16, 2016‎
As we predicted last year, the background atmospheric carbon dioxide levels measured at Cape Grim on Tasmania's northwest coast have officially passed the 400 parts per million (ppm) mark.
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Carbon dioxide levels make record leap

The Mercury - ‎May 19, 2016‎
Carbon dioxide levels increased by 4.16 parts per million in April compared to a year earlier, according to readings at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Mauna Loa Observatory in Hawaii.

In Latin America, Forests May Rise to Challenge of Carbon Dioxide

New York Times - ‎May 16, 2016‎
A headline on Tuesday with a report in the Observatory column about a study of forests' ability to absorb carbon dioxide misstated, in some editions, the location of the forests studied. As the report correctly noted, they are in locations throughout ...

APL Cuts Fleet's Carbon Dioxide Emissions Nearly in Half

GCaptain - ‎May 20, 2016‎
APL says the achievement marks the company's highest carbon dioxide emissions reduction in the last six years, attributing the reducting to improvements in operational efficiency, fleet and voyage optimization, technical improvements, and more fuel ...
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Ford is turning air pollution into car parts

Quartz - ‎May 17, 2016‎
And now the lab is now taking on an even grander task: Taking carbon dioxide, one of the most pervasive greenhouse gases in our atmosphere, and using it to create foams for future car seat cushions.

Turning Carbon Dioxide into Concrete - ‎May 16, 2016‎
It turns one of the most harmful greenhouse gases into a sustainable resource, reducing the emissions from concrete production and putting the carbon dioxide we already have to good use. CO2NCRETE is fabricated using 3D printers supplied with carbon ...
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Carbon Dioxide Levels Reach 50% Increase: Global Warming Brings Worse El Nino

Counsel & Heal - ‎May 21, 2016‎
AZUSA, CA - MARCH 12: The San Gabriel Reservoir water level remains dramatically low near the end of the rainy season when the waters of the San Gabriel River would normally have restored water reserves on March 12, 2007 in the Angeles National ...

Methane and carbon dioxide on the rise

Phys.Org - ‎May 13, 2016‎
"Currently, plants take up about 25% of the carbon dioxide we are emitting and, without this, atmospheric carbon dioxide levels and related consequences would be much larger," said Michael Buchwitz from the Institute of Environmental Physics of the ...

Southern Hemisphere Carbon Dioxide Concentrations Hit 400ppm - ‎May 18, 2016‎
arbon dioxide concentrations Atmospheric carbon dioxide concentrations in the southern hemisphere have breached the symbolic 400 parts per million mark.

New Ice Age knowledge

Science Daily - ‎May 13, 2016‎
The reason why the samples were taken in this marine region was as follows: The atmospheric carbon dioxide curve known from ice cores shows that at the end of the last ice age large amounts of "old" carbon dioxide were released into the atmosphere.

Natural Processes can Provide Solution to Excess Carbon Dioxide Threatening the Planet

AZoCleantech - ‎May 23, 2016‎
Climate scientists have long recognized the importance of forest conservation and forest regrowth in climate mitigation and carbon sequestration -- capturing carbon dioxide (CO2) from the atmosphere. But the detailed information required to make ...

Researchers find higher than expected carbon emissions from inland waterways

Science Daily - ‎18 hours ago‎
A significant part of the carbon dioxide initially sequestered by terrestrial ecosystems moves into inland waters and is then released to the atmosphere.
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The Fort McMurray fire's stunning pulse of carbon to the atmosphere

Washington Post - ‎May 20, 2016‎
He said he generally estimates that for every hectare of forest land consumed in a fire like this one, about 170 tons of carbon-dioxide-equivalent emissions - so dubbed because they actually include not only carbon dioxide but also methane and nitrous ...
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Poor countries to bear brunt of climate change despite emitting least carbon dioxide

Science Daily - ‎May 17, 2016‎
New research shows that the poorest fifth of the global population will be the first to experience more frequent heat extremes -- despite cumulatively emitting the least amounts of carbon dioxide. Countries including those in the Horn of Africa and ...

2016-2021 global and Chinese carbon dioxide industry illuminated by new report

WhaTech - ‎May 24, 2016‎
The ''Global and Chinese Carbon Dioxide Industry, 2011-2021 Market Research Report'' is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the global Carbon Dioxide industry with a focus on the Chinese market. The report provides key statistics ...