manufacturers stopped adding it to common household products ” Other speakers in the symposium focused on the ongoing problem of arsenic contamination in the 21st century Arsenic occurs naturally in elevated concentrations in the soil ... - Read More
New research from the University of Cincinnati shows how some things you do to make your lawn green might not be conducive to going green Share This See Also Nature Soil Types Extreme Survival Global ... - Read More
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to liquid petroleum products Natural gas is widely seen as a cleaner energy source than other fossil fuels like coal and petroleum Alivisatos described nanoparticle based technologies that promise to improve existing conversion processes The ... - Read More
The production of hydrogen from methane without carbon dioxide emissions is the objective of a project in which KIT is a major partner At KALLA the Karlsruhe Liquid metal Laboratory researchers are setting up a ... - Read More
Opportunity for $35 Million Global Grand ChallengeEloise Young Ph D and Kirk Andrews Turn your green chemistry ideas into financial rewards Join the Global Grand Challenge to turn carbon emissions into a valuable resource The ... - Read More
A new study has found that pollution from fine particles in the air mainly the result of burning coal or volcanic eruptions can shade corals from sunlight and cool the surrounding water resulting in reduced ... - Read More
The cost of complying with tougher EPA air quality standards could spur an increased shift away from coal and toward natural gas for electricity generation according to a new Duke University study Share This See ... - Read More
One often ignored consequence of global climate change is that the Northern Hemisphere is becoming warmer than the Southern Hemisphere which could significantly alter tropical precipitation patterns according to a new study by climatologists from ... - Read More
Surface appearances can be so misleading In most forests the amount of carbon held in soils is substantially greater than the amount contained in the trees themselves Share This See Also Soil Types Organic Nature ... - Read More
Two University of Calgary researchers have developed a ground breaking way to make new affordable and efficient catalysts for converting electricity into chemical energy Share This See Also Fuel Cells Energy Technology Solar Energy Wind ... - Read More
In some of the first results from a federally funded initiative to find new ways of capturing carbon dioxide CO2 from coal fired power plants Rice University scientists have found that CO2 can be removed ... - Read More
More than 200 million years ago a massive extinction decimated 76 percent of marine and terrestrial species marking the end of the Triassic period and the onset of the Jurassic This devastating event cleared the ... - Read More
An innovative new process that releases the energy in coal without burning while capturing carbon dioxide the major greenhouse gas has passed a milestone on the route to possible commercial use scientists are reporting Their ... - Read More
The ultrafast ultrabright X ray pulses of the Linac Coherent Light Source LCLS have enabled unprecedented views of a catalyst in action an important step in the effort to develop cleaner and more efficient energy ... - Read More
New York Gov Andrew Cuomo will soon decide whether to approve hydraulic fracturing for natural gas in the state To date no alternative to expanded gas drilling has been proposed Share This See Also Energy ... - Read More
There is good news and better news about ground level ozone in American cities While dangerous ozone levels have fallen in places that clamp down on emissions from vehicles and industry a new study from ... - Read More
Good news for the ozone layer above the Arctic The Montreal Protocol is showing effects according to recent measurements the ozone layer over the North Pole should recover by the end of the century This ... - Read More
Tropical forests are less likely to lose biomass plants and plant material in response to greenhouse gas emissions over the twenty first century than may previously have been thought suggests a study published online this ... - Read More
An international team of 21 authors from 17 institutions in seven countries has just published a study in the journal Natural Climate Change showing that as the cover of snow and ice in the northern ... - Read More
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