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“Carbon Footprint”

Feb 11, 2013 03:00 AM ET
If plant leaves could absorb more carbon dioxide, it may one day help ease global warming and boost food production.
Sep 23, 2011 02:56 AM ET // Tim Wall
Good news and bad news for carbon pollution: Russia and Europe are leading successful reduction efforts, but the United States has shown an increase in carbon dioxide emissions.
Mar 8, 2010 10:09 AM ET // Kieran Mulvaney
John Cook is the Brisbane-based founder and editor of SkepticalScience.com, probably the definitive resource on anti-global warming claims and the scientific responses to them. Regularly updated, the site lists - and breaks down into an assortment of categories and sub-categories - probably every c...
Oct 12, 2010 01:23 PM ET // Julienne Gage
Rainforest that was cleared with fire for soy and cattle farming in Brazil. Daniel Beltra/The Image Bank Our planetary lungs are in deep trouble, and it's going to take a combination of factors, including politics, to save them, says the author of a new book about the role of the Amazon jungle in g...
Aug 12, 2011 04:03 PM ET // Tim Wall
Arctic summer ice coverage may hold strong for a decade, despite global average temperatures rise.
Mar 25, 2010 03:00 PM ET // John D. Cox
Like a great smokestack, Asia's summer monsoon is blowing high into the atmosphere a climate-altering cocktail of industrial pollutants generated by the burgeoning economies of China, India and Indonesia, scientists report. For years now, sensors at ground-based monitoring stations have been d...
Feb 14, 2011 06:41 PM ET // Tim Wall
Taking into account the gas leaked during the BP disaster in the Gulf of Mexico last year indicates the spill was 33 percent larger than estimated.
Aug 10, 2010 08:00 PM ET // Zahra Hirji
A new study suggests that sewing biochar into fields could sequester 12 percent of the world's excess greenhouse gases.
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