Tag Archive for 'CO2'

Reducing black carbon emissions from diesel engines, wood and coal burners would curb global warming

January 17th, 2013 by International Geosphere-Biosphere Programme

Black carbon is the second largest man-made contributor to global warming and its influence on climate has been greatly underestimated, according to the first quantitative and comprehensive analysis of this issue. The landmark study published in the paper ‘Bounding the role of black carbon in the climate system: A scientific assessment‘ in the Journal of […]

Environmental impact of the Web

April 19th, 2012 by admin

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Broadest worldwide study to date shows complexity and variability of ocean acidification

January 29th, 2012 by UC Santa Barbara

Might a penguin’s next meal be affected by your car exhaust? The answer may be yes, when you add your exhaust fumes to the total amount of carbon dioxide lofted into the atmosphere by humans since the start of the industrial revolution. One-third of that carbon dioxide is absorbed by the world’s oceans, making them […]