Tag: "emissions" at biology news
New study reveals a major cause of global warming - ordinary soot
...ld require many countries to decrease their annual emissions
of carbon dioxide. Similar cutbacks in soot emissions
could prove to be a very effective way to counter global warming, argues Jacobson. He points out tha...
Atmospheric aerosols impact on smog formation being reassessed
...fic information they use to regulate air pollution emissions
-- but these models are not always as accurate as ...els, such as meteorological factors, chemistry and emissions
inventories, and we hope to continue our studies of some of these for CARB." Air quality models typi...
...r half an hour, and 80 per cent of its hydrocarbon emissions
will be spewed out in the first two minutes, while it's still cold. But American researchers have found a way to make an engine behave as if it's warmed up all along, reducing pollution from the moment you turn the ignition key. Their secret? To ...
DOE funds commercialization program for new energy-saving sensing device
...s. The use of these sensors should also reduce the emissions
of pollutants. Honeywell (formerly AlliedSignal), ABB, Howmet, and Corning are a few of the companies that have teamed with the Virginia Tech Photonics Laboratory (VTPL) and Oak Ridge National Laboratory to help commercialize the new sensing technolo...
Scientist searches Yellowstone Park for carbon dioxide-eating microbe
...king for ways of naturally lowering carbon dioxide emissions
from coal-fired power plants. Besides Cooksey, the threesome includes David Bayless, a mechanical engineer at Ohio University, and researchers from Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Tennessee. Helping Cooksey at MSU is postdoctoral researcher Igor Br...
One answer for cleaner air, water: better agricultural practices
... practices in order to reduce carbon emissions
than it is to reclaim carbon from fossil fuels, Lal said. "It's a question of how to put carbon back into the soil," he said. "It isn't as economical or effective to retrieve the ca...
In a hopeful sign, mercury levels decline in Everglades wading birds
...tment of Environmental Protection to limit mercury emissions
from incinerators in Florida are just beginning to...d see another big step down in incinerator mercury emissions
as a result of the requirement of advanced pollution controls," Atkeson said....
Unprecedented fire season in southern Africa aids air quality, climate change research
...rces of air pollution from natural sources such as emissions
from vegetation and soils. "With the SAFARI 2...now evaluate the relative importance of industrial emissions
in the regions air pollution, which will contribute to the development of both national and regional...
IIASA releases scientific study linking population growth to climate change
...owing population would produce less greenhouse gas emissions
and would be more resilient to climate stresses on... would not help meet short-term goals, such as the emissions
targets agreed to by industrialized countries in the Kyoto Protocol. However, realizing the long-te...
Population and climate change
... the role of demographic factors in greenhouse gas emissions
and asks how population trends affect the ability of societies and institutions to respond to the potential impacts of climate change. Based on this review, it considers whether climate change strengthens the case for population policies. The book...
Destroying coral reefs
...search, also in Boulder. "You just need to believe emissions
are going up. If you put more CO2 into the atmosph...illion a year. A call for action to cut greenhouse emissions
was unanimously supported by scientists at the meeting. "These results must be used immediately to m...
Vapor-recovery system captures and recycles air pollutants
...vapor-recovery system could be used to control the emissions
from large paint booths, for example, including the hangar-sized units used to paint entire aircraft, said Patrick Sullivan, a civilian employee at the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory who is pursuing his doctorate at the UI. The exhaust from the ...
October Geology and GSA Today highlights
...precise field determinations of both steam and CO2 emissions
from the active Masaya volcano, Nicaragua, using a...he authors measured sulfur, chlorine, and fluorine emissions
from the volcano, providing a near-complete picture of the gas composition. The technique described ...
Turning down the Sun
...me argue, incremental reductions in greenhouse gas emissions
won't be nearly enough. Instead we'll need something that has an immediate dramatic impact. And geoengineering could supply just that. If we don't change our current habits, in fifty years' time the amount of CO2 in the Earth's atmosphere is expect...
New IIASA research challenges Kyoto Protocol
..." (FCA), countries that elect to balance their CO2 emissions
by planting more forests or changing land use rather than by reducing their emissions
may actually be able to increase their net release of harmful greenhouse gases into the atmosphere. ...
UC Davis research helps state air board set auto-emission rules
...ornia Air Resources Board, whose limits on vehicle emissions
influence air-quality policies around the world, w...ortation Studies has conducted research on vehicle emissions
and fuels since its inception 10 years ago. "We have teams of experts ranging from anthropologists t...
INEEL creates a method to link energy use, greenhouse gases
...reduce their energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions
by 2010. In support of President Clinton's energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions
goals, the Department of Energy's national laboratories are required to report their energy use each...
Farms and livestock leave their mark on the Chesapeake Bay
...State University, will discuss atmospheric ammonia emissions
from large-scale swine farms in North Carolina, which could have broader implications for the Bay. (The paper on this research, AGRO 165, will be presented at 2:25 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 24, in the Renaissance Washington Hotel, Grand Ballroom Central....
Major air pollution study launched
...ch to controlling this pollutant has been to limit emissions
of hydrocarbons. Daum points out, however, that despite the fact that lower hydrocarbon emissions
have improved air quality in many areas over the past 30 years, "there are still large areas of the ...
UF researchers: technique cuts pollution from burning treated wood
.... "Our technique solves two problems: It reduces emissions
and leaching," said Wu, the lead investigator on the team, which will present its findings later this month at the American Chemical Society's annual meeting in Washington, D.C. Wood treated with chromated copper arsenate, commonly known as CCA, co...
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