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  • Carbon Dioxide Captured Directly From the Air

    NEW YORK, New York (ENS) - The capture of carbon dioxide, CO2, directly from the air has been successfully demonstrated by scientists at Columbia University and Global Research Technologies, LLC, a technology research and development company based in Tucson, Arizona. The 'air extraction' prototype has demonstrated that carbon dioxide can be captured from the atmosphere, ...

  • Rising carbon dioxide and ‘acidified` waters in puget sound

    Scientists have discovered that the water chemistry in the Hood Canal and the Puget Sound, US, main basin is becoming more "acidified," or corrosive, as the ocean absorbs more carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. These changes could have considerable impacts on the region"s shellfish industry over the next several decades. The study, co-sponsored by NOAA, the University of Washington Applied ...

  • Climate models may be overestimating the cooling effect of wildfire aerosols

    Original story at MIT News Whether intentionally set to consume agricultural waste or naturally ignited in forests or peatlands, open-burning fires impact the global climate system in two ways which, to some extent, cancel each other out. On one hand, they generate a significant fraction of ...

  • CO2Meter.com, Worldwide Provider of Atmospheric Gas Measurement Equipment, Introduces New, Cost-Efficient Carbon Dioxide and Methane Meter for the Biogas Industry

    CO2Meter.com, a worldwide provider of atmospheric gas measurement equipment, has developed a new, low-cost combination carbon dioxide and methane gas level meter for use in the biogas industry. It can measure up to 100% methane (CH4) and 50% carbon dioxide (CO2) levels in real time, or can be used as ...


    By CO2 Meter, Inc.

  • Predicting carbon sinks, regionally

    A team scientists have developed a new method for estimating soil organic carbon sinks across large regions of varying landscapes. The technique builds on efforts to better understand the global carbon cycle and identify potential carbon sink sources. Mitigating the risks of climate change may depend on removing atmospheric carbon dioxide through photosynthesis in plants, and then storing it in ...

  • Cut carbon and create jobs

    The Energy and Climate Change Committee of the U.K. House of Commons says low carbon technologies will create jobs and lower carbon dioxide emissions but the Government must act faster if the UK is to reap the economic benefits it deserves. To date, there has been disappointingly slow progress with the move towards a green economy, it adds. Launching the report, Paddy Tipping MP, Acting Chair of ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Biofilters cut old landfill carbon footprint

    Researchers in the US are testing biofilter systems as a viable alternative to releasing methane from passive landfill vents into the atmosphere. The technology could reduce the overall impact of old landfills on global warming. Details are reported in the current issue of the International Journal of Environmental Engineering. Organic matter rotting in smaller, old landfill sites generates a ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • First stage of carbon reduction scheme begins

    UK waste management companies and local authorities will have to register their electricity consumption with the Environment Agency (EA) under the Carbon Reduction Commitment Energy Efficiency Scheme which begins tomorrow (1 April). Waste management firms Sita, Shanks and Veolia Environmental Services are among around 23 waste and water companies which will be obligated to reduce their carbon ...

  • Government departments to slash energy bills and carbon emissions

    Twenty ministerial departments, government agencies and non-departmental public bodies today signed up to work with the Carbon Trust, and each other, to help meet the new Government’s commitment to reduce carbon emissions across the central Government estate by 10% within 12 months. The Foreign & Commonwealth Office, Ministry of Justice, Department of Health and Department of Energy ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • The Post Carbon Landscape: Alternative pathways to a low carbon landscape now available at ReportsandReports

    Dallas, TX: ReportsandReports announce it will carry The Post Carbon Landscape: Alternative pathways to a low carbon landscape Market Research Report in its Store. ...


  • AdvancedSense® BE Portable Air Quality Data Display and Logging Meter

    GrayWolf Sensing Solutions of Shelton, CT, USA, introduces the new AdvancedSense BE, a rugged, simple-to-use, multi-parameter environmental meter. This purpose-built instrument is suited for both walk-thru surveys and for trend-logging over hours/days/weeks/months. Use it for Indoor Air Quality (IAQ), Industrial Hygiene (IH), Facility Management (FM), Heating Ventilation & Air ...


    By GrayWolf Sensing Solutions

  • AdvancedSense® BE Portable Air Quality Data Display and Logging Meter

    GrayWolf Sensing Solutions of Shelton, CT, USA, introduces the new AdvancedSense BE, a rugged, simple-to-use, multi-parameter environmental meter. This purpose-built instrument is suited for both walk-thru surveys and for trend-logging over hours/days/weeks/months. Use it for Indoor Air Quality (IAQ), Industrial Hygiene (IH), Facility Management (FM), Heating Ventilation & Air ...


    By GrayWolf Sensing Solutions

  • Black carbon pollution emerges as major player in global warming

    Soot from biomass burning, diesel exhaust has 60 percent of the effect of carbon dioxide on warming but mitigation offers immediate benefits.  Black carbon, a form of particulate air pollution most often produced from biomass burning, cooking with solid fuels and diesel exhaust, has a warming effect in the atmosphere three to four times greater than prevailing estimates, according to ...

  • “DirectSense® TAB” Tablet PC based Environmental Test Meter Kits

    GrayWolf introduces new multi-parameter air measurement kits that include 7", 8" or 10" tablet PCs to meet lower cost DirectSense IAQ, TVOC, TOX, HVAC and AIR applications. Use the smaller tablets for portable display of measurements, "snap-shot" data-logs and/or short-term trend logging. Additionally use the 10" tablet for multi-probe and long-term monitoring. All of these tablets come with ...


    By GrayWolf Sensing Solutions

  • ENER-G showcases new cost and carbon cutting technologies

    Sustainable energy business ENER-G will showcase a number of new and innovative energy management solutions at the Energy Event (13-14 September 2011) on stand no 2916.   ENER-G will unveil its new building energy management system, called E-MAGINE, and its advanced ENER-G RiskManager™ software, delivering real-time risk management for flexible energy purchasing. In addition ...


    By ENER-G

  • Innovative partnership leads way on tackling fuel poverty and carbon reduction

    Kirklees Neighbourhood Housing (KNH) has partnered with energy metering and billing specialist  ENER-G Switch2 (ES2) www.energ-group.com/ener-g-switch2 to deliver a borough-wide energy and cost saving project that is helping residents to reduce fuel bills and carbon dioxide emissions. The project is the first of its kind ...


    By ENER-G

  • A carbon-neutral world focus of World Environment Day 2008

    New Zealand, one of the first countries to pledge a carbon-neutral future, is the main host of today's celebration of World Environment Day 2008. The theme this year, “Kick the CO2 Habit,' is meant to inspire and encourage actions to eliminate the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide, CO2, a main contributor to global warming. The challenge of climate change and threats to polar regions and beyond were ...

  • SMART 2020: enabling the low carbon economy in the information age

    Transformation in the way people and businesses use technology could reduce annual man-made global emissions by 15 per cent by 2020 and deliver energy efficiency savings to global businesses of over EUR 500 billion [GBP 400 billion/USD 800 billion], according to a new report published by independent non-profit The Climate Group and the ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • British Columbia to Trim Greenhouse Gases, Go Carbon Neutral

    VICTORIA, British Columbia, Canada (ENS) - The Liberal government of British Columbia is turning green. In an overarching strategy revealed Tuesday, the government pledged to combat global warming by cutting back on greenhouse gas emissions from industry, government buildings, cars and homes. In the speech from the throne that introduces each new legislative session, the ...

  • Beijing says its air pollution better in first half of 2015

    Air quality in Beijing, notorious for its smoggy sky, improved during the first six months of 2015, the city government said. The concentration of PM 2.5 - tiny airborne particles that are particularly harmful to human health - dropped by 15.2 percent from a year earlier to an average of 77.7 micrograms per cubic meter during the first half of the year, the government said, citing data from the ...


    By Associated Press

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