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Oct 15, 2014 01:00 PM ET // Eric Niiler
The natural gas boom, even though it burns cleaner, will not reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the long-term, a big new study reports.
Oct 14, 2014 02:10 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
The oceans are warming, no wait they’re not … what’s the story?
Jul 16, 2014 01:18 PM ET // Irene Klotz
What happens to carbon -- and other solid materials -- when the pressure is even greater, such as what exists in the cores of Jupiter, Saturn and giant planets beyond the solar system? The world's largest laser hopes to find out.
Jul 1, 2014 08:01 PM ET // Irene Klotz
United Launch Alliance will try again Wednesday to put NASA’s long-awaited Orbiting Carbon Observatory into orbit around Earth for a two-year mission, following a last-minute launch scrub early Tuesday. Continue reading →
Jul 1, 2014 12:45 PM ET // AFP
A water flow problem on Tuesday forced the US space agency to postpone the launch of a satellite to track atmospheric carbon dioxide, a leading greenhouse gas.
Nov 13, 2013 08:03 AM ET
Graphene is the most promising new material out there, likely to revolutionize the way we do or build almost anything. It's pure carbon, and totally amazing. Trace shows us all the different ways this material could change life on Earth.
Oct 25, 2013 03:36 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Carbon-rich planetary systems are likely bone dry, meaning 'diamond planets' probably aren't life's best friend. Continue reading →
Sep 27, 2013 06:18 AM ET // Eric Niiler
The IPCC has given an upper limit as to how much greenhouse gas emissions Earth should support, but floods and storms may push public more than scientists' warnings.
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