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Soil microbes burp carbon dioxide after drought-breaking rain

ABC Online - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
An unpredictable source of carbon emissions in areas of sporadic rainfall, is the carbon dioxide released from soil when rain falls after drought.
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Naturally occurring carbon dioxide delayed impacts of climate change

UChicago News - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
Climate change could have happened much sooner, if not for naturally high concentrations of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere.

Leaking carbon dioxide tank prompts evacuation at McDonald's

1011now - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
Lincoln Fire and Rescue was called to the McDonald's on 10th Street around 6:30 Friday morning on a report of a carbon dioxide leak. According to Battalion Chief Jeremy Gegg, a giant carbon dioxide tank -- used for their beverage system -- was leaking ...

Kinder Morgan carbon-dioxide unit drags on revenue

MarketWatch - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
Kinder Morgan Inc. said its second-quarter revenue fell 9.2%, missing analysts's expectations, as continued weakness in its carbon-dioxide segment offset growth in the energy giant's other businesses. The Houston company's shares, down 39% in the past ...

Efsa greenlights carbon dioxide generator in FCMs

Chemical Watch (subscription) - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
A European Food Safety Authority (Efsa) panel has confirmed that citric acid and sodium hydrogen carbonate are safe for use in active food contact materials (FCMs).

Ford Developing Car Parts Made Out of Captured Carbon Dioxide

ScienceBlog.com (blog) - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
Ford Motor Company is the first automaker to formulate and test new foam and plastic components using carbon dioxide as feedstock.

Study: Asian Carp Scared off by Water Treated with Carbon Dioxide

OutdoorHub - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
Can the answer to combating Asian carp be as simple as treating a stretch of water with carbon dioxide? That seems to be the conclusion reached by a recent study from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and U.S.

Why Ford wants to make car parts out of a tequila factory's leftovers

Washington Post - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
By using recycled carbon dioxide and discarded plant matter to produce certain car parts, Ford hopes to reduce the carbon footprint of its vehicles and maybe even produce lighter, more fuel-efficient cars.

Water sampling technique paves way for safe storage of carbon dioxide

Science Daily - ‎Jul 14, 2016‎
The study, published in the International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control, was supported by the UK Carbon Capture and Storage Research Centre and CO2CRC.

Climate Expert Says China Is A Decade Ahead Of Schedule On Reducing CO2 Emissions

Forbes - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
One of China's top climate scientists says that China is on track to see carbon dioxide emissions peak between 2020 and 2022, almost a decade earlier than the Chinese leadership has promised, and to make its economy far more energy-efficient than ...

CARBON DIOXIDE LEVELS HAVE REACHED "NEW HIGHS" AFTER A SURPRISING RISE IN FIRST HALF OF YEAR ...

Reuters - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
CARBON DIOXIDE LEVELS HAVE REACHED "NEW HIGHS" AFTER A SURPRISING RISE IN FIRST HALF OF YEAR - WMO STATEMENT. CARBON DIOXIDE LEVELS HAVE REACHED "NEW HIGHS" AFTER A SURPRISING RISE IN FIRST HALF OF YEAR ...

The Future of Carbon Dioxide Injection EOR in the United States

Lexology (registration) - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
Generally, EOR methods aim both to increase reservoir pressure and change the properties of the oil, including by altering its density to improve recovery.
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Tunnel vision

The Economist - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
CARBON DIOXIDE is the main greenhouse gas emitted by human activities. But it is not the only gas capable of causing great harm to people and the planet.
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Carbon dioxide: warming threat or plant food?

Minnesota Daily - ‎Jul 19, 2016‎
Those ideas include taxes on fossil fuel's carbon dioxide emissions, subsidies for renewable energy and severe limits on fracking drilling for oil and gas.

TP Group wins carbon dioxide removal deal

Insider Media - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
Hampshire-based TP Group has won a contract for the supply of a submarine carbon dioxide removal system to an existing long-term customer in South East Asia.

Carbon dioxide emissions at very low levels

KMVT - ‎Jul 15, 2016‎
BOISE, Idaho (KMVT/KSVT) - A new report says that carbon dioxide emissions are down across the country, due to cleaner burning of fossil fuels and more energy efficient buildings.
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Nasa's Mars Orbiter Finds Carbon Dioxide Ice on Red Planet

NDTV - ‎Jul 11, 2016‎
Nasa's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has found that carbon dioxide ice more often covers the ground at night in some mid-latitude regions than in polar regions of the Red Planet, where it is generally absent for much of summer and fall.

Turning Carbon Dioxide into Stone in the Fight Against Climate Change

Pollution Solutions - ‎Jul 11, 2016‎
Scientists in Iceland have made an exciting breakthrough in carbon capture and storage (CCS) technologies by converting carbon dioxide into stone. The project, named CarbFix, ran for two years and showed better-than-expected results in terms of the ...

Study: Fungus Helps Plants Soak Up Carbon Dioxide

KNAU Arizona Public Radio - ‎Jul 13, 2016‎
Study: Fungus Helps Plants Soak Up Carbon Dioxide. By Melissa Sevigny • Jul 13, 2016. ShareTwitter Facebook Google+ Email.

MU professor works to remove carbon dioxide from power plant emissions

Columbia Daily Tribune - ‎Jul 11, 2016‎
If William Jacoby's process works, it could fulfill the elusive promise of “clean coal” and reduce carbon emissions into the atmosphere.
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