Coal from China could become a major source of the metal lithium according to a review of the geochemistry by scientists published in the International Journal of Oil Gas and Coal Technology Lithium is an ... - Read More
University of Tokyo researchers have developed a novel selective catalyst that allows the creation of several basic chemicals from biomass instead of petroleum This discovery may lead to the use of plant biomass as a ... - Read More
Geoengineering an emerging technology aimed at counteracting the effects of human caused climate change also has the potential to counteract political polarization over global warming according to a new study Published Feb 9 in the ... - Read More
A release of carbon dioxide CO2 from the deep ocean helped bring an end to the last Ice Age according to new collaborative research by the University of Southampton Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona UAB the ... - Read More
As many places in the U S and Europe increasingly turn to biomass rather than fossil fuels for power and heat scientists are focusing on what this trend might mean for air quality and people's ... - Read More
The most recent eruption on the Canary Islands at El Hierro in 2011 produced spectacularly enigmatic white floating rocks that originated from the layers of oceanic sedimentary rock underneath the island An international team of ... - Read More
As Earth warms and glaciers all over the world begin to melt researchers and public policy experts have focused largely on how all of that extra water will contribute to sea level rise But another ... - Read More
Two miles below the surface of the ocean researchers have discovered new microbes that breathe sulfate The microbes which have yet to be classified and named exist in massive undersea aquifers networks of channels in ... - Read More
For some time now energy experts have been adamant that we will need much more clean energy in the future if we are to replace fossil fuel sources and reduce CO2 emissions For example electric ... - Read More
Snow is not as white as it looks Mixed in with the reflective flakes are tiny dark particles of pollution University of Washington scientists recently published the first large scale survey of impurities in North ... - Read More
Not all boreholes are the same Scientists of the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology KIT used mobile measurement equipment to analyze gaseous compounds emitted by the extraction of oil and natural gas in the USA For ... - Read More
The El Niño Southern Oscillation is Earth's main source of year to year climate variability but its response to global warming remains highly uncertain Scientists see a large amount of variability in the El Niño ... - Read More
An efficient method to harvest low grade waste heat as electricity may be possible using reversible ammonia batteries according to Penn State engineers The use of waste heat for power production would allow additional electricity ... - Read More
Logging doesn't immediately jettison carbon stored in a forest's mineral soils into the atmosphere but triggers a gradual release that may contribute to climate change over decades a Dartmouth College study finds The results are ... - Read More
Research has identified for the first time how global warming is related to the amount of carbon emitted A team of researchers from the universities of Southampton Bristol and Liverpool have derived the first theoretical ... - Read More
Scientists from the Alfred Wegener Institute Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research AWI have identified a possible source of carbon dioxide CO2 and other greenhouse gases that were abruptly released to the atmosphere in ... - Read More
Released 24 Nov 2014 5 00 PM ESTSource Newsroom North Dakota State University more news from this source Contact Information Available for logged in reporters only Citations Angewandte Chemie DOI 10.1002 anie.201408492Nov 26 2014 Plastic ... - Read More
An international team of bioengineers has boosted the ability of bacteria to produce isopentenol a compound with desirable gasoline properties The finding published in mBio® the online open access journal of the American Society for ... - Read More
A new analysis of geologic history may help solve the riddle of the Cambrian explosion the rapid diversification of animal life in the fossil record 530 million years ago that has puzzled scientists since the ... - Read More
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