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Nottingham center to help UK to meet its carbon targets

...limate change. CO2 is the main culprit in global warming and in the UK almost a third of these emissions come from power stations. The storage method to be developed at CICCS could cut such CO2 releases to zero in a safe and reliable manner. The Centre will work on research at the interface of science ...

The future of biofuels is not in corn

... "Rising oil prices, energy security, and global warming concerns have led to today's 'go yellow' hype over corn ethanol," explained Scott Cullen, Senior Policy Advisor for the Network for New Energy Choices. "But all biofuels are not equal. Expansion of the corn ethanol industry will lead to more water ...

Global warming's threat to New York region and how to avoid severe consequences

... comprehensive study to date of the effects global warming will have on New York and its residents. The repor...entists will describe how efforts to manage global warming emissions today will determine the severity of impacts on the region's economy and quality of life. ...

Reduced greenhouse gas emissions required to avoid dangerous increases in heat stress

... 3,000 in Italy. The researchers found that global warming causes summer temperatures to dramatically exceed ...- both climatically and socially. "In the global warming scenario, there is more warming and drying in the Mediterranean than in other regions of the world, ...

Limiting stroke damage is focus of study

...lting in dendrite beading and spine loss, and that warming of brain tissue and pump revival quickly heals old spines and induces new ones. Now he wants to know if the new spines function and last and if this adaptive recovery also occurs when stroke is the culprit....

Research reveals way to speed up treatment of deadly malignant hyperthermia

...cur significantly faster thanks to a new method of warming the diluent that is used to prepare the DS for use...mine the possibility of a more expedient method of warming the diluent in order to mix it with DS, thus saving precious time between the onset of MH and the ad...

Latest IPCC report highlights need for integrated climate/human behavior models

... 7 is that none of us will escape the impacts of a warming planet. In many cases, global warming will interact with other environmental problems (e.g., deforestation, water scarcity) and make them ...

First greenhouse gas animations produced using Envisat SCIAMACHY data

...may significantly rise in the future due to global warming if methane is released from currently frozen permafrost areas. The new methane data also confirm findings from another study in 2005 carried out by the Institute of Environmental Physics (IUP) at the University of Heidelberg in cooperation with th...

Americans believe global warming is real, want action, but not as a priority

Most Americans believe global warming is real but a moderate and distant risk. While the...wn stronger in recent years, Americans rank global warming as a low priority compared to other national issues such as the Iraq war, the economy, health care a...

Americans fear decline in US performance in math and science

...ic research as very important in addressing global warming and 61% in eliminating poverty and hunger around the world Its clear that Americans believe the U.S. must provide stronger funding and more consistent policies to support the public and private sectors in research at the intersection of scientific...

Climate experts search for answers in the oceans

...anche explained. "The risk is that we may find the warming of the sea and the modification of the water circulation patterns may cut off or modify some of that primary production, so it is important to know both sea-surface temperature and ocean colour." In order to make the most of all satellite informat...

Soot from wood stoves in developing world impacts global warming more than expected

...duced by grassland or forest fires, have a climate warming effect because they absorb solar energy and heat the atmosphere, according to Roden. In earlier work, Bond estimated that burning firewood -- the principal fuel for cook stoves in the developing world -- produces 800,000 metric tons of soot worldwi...

Global warming and your health

Global warming could do more to hurt your health than simply thre...ive a presentation on the health hazards of global warming at the Annual Meeting of the Geological Society of America in Philadelphia. Parker will speak in a P...

2006 Science-in-Society award winners announced

...fertilization, biodiversity, the effects of global warming in the Arctic and in Colorado, and the worldwide effects of a flu pandemic are the subjects of this year's winners of the Science-in-Society award, which is conferred by the National Association of Science Writers (NASW). NASW holds the independent...

Health professionals must help tackle climate change

... BMJ. The most feasible policy for tackling global warming is contraction and convergence a carbon cap and trade policy designed to stabilise and then reduce global carbon dioxide emissions, writes Dr Robin Stott. The first step in implementing this policy is to set a global carbon budget. This initial budg...

Ozone recovering, but unlikely to stabilize at pre-1980 levels, says study

... natural variability and human caused changes like warming temperatures, said Weatherhead. A paper by Weatherhead and Signe Bech Andersen of the Danish Meteorological Institute in Copenhagen is featured on the cover of the May 4 issue of Nature. "We now have some confidence that the ozone layer is respondi...

Yellow Fever

... public health researchers is the effect of global warming on mosquito populations. Even a one-to-two degree warming enables disease-bearing mosquitoes to move into areas once protected by colder weather. He concludes...

Radar altimetry confirms global warming is affecting polar glaciers

Scientists have confirmed that climate warming is changing how much water remains locked in the A...uld lead to further melting of the ice and further warming of the climate. According to the NASA study, published in the March edition, 20 billion net tonnes ...

Climate change may affect length of respiratory infection season

...a's, have shortened due to climate change." Global warming seems to be increasing the number of infections from other organisms, such as those that lead to food poisoning, like Salmonella and Campylobacter, Dr. Donaldson said. If global temperatures continue to rise, scientists may yet learn how much of a co...

As Montreal Conference considers deforestation issues, ESA presents space solution

...negotiating a post-Kyoto strategy to combat global warming - ESA and its national collaborators presented delegates with promising results from projects using satellites to identify wide-area forest retreat and expansion. The planet's climate is moving into uncharted territory, as our burning of fossil-fuels...

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