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Britain's Drax becomes world's first biomass plant to capture carbon

Britain's Drax has started capturing carbon dioxide at its wood-burning power plant in North Yorkshire, a world first in technology it hopes could lead to carbon negative power plants in the future.
Reuters India - Published

2018 fourth hottest year on record: NASA

This warming has been driven in large part by increased emissions into the atmosphere of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases caused by human activities.
Zee News - Published

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National Emergency On Border Wall May Shift Climate Debate [Video]National Emergency On Border Wall May Shift Climate Debate

Declaring a national emergency over border security could set a precedent for a future administration to declare climate change a national emergency.

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New artificial leaf design can absorb CO2 from air [Video]New artificial leaf design can absorb CO2 from air

Scientists have developed a way to bring artificial leaves out of the lab and into a natural environment, where they can help clean the air.

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Zero-Carbon Futures Need Better Energy Tech First [Video]Zero-Carbon Futures Need Better Energy Tech First

Local and national efforts call for a net-zero carbon future, but they're still trusting that the technology will be there to support it.

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How Long Could You Survive on Other Planets? [Video]How Long Could You Survive on Other Planets?

As far as we know, Earth is the only place in our solar system where humans can survive without a spacesuit. So if we ventured outside the cushy confines of our home, how long would we live on the..

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Natural Disasters Cost US Nearly $100 Billion in 2018 [Video]Natural Disasters Cost US Nearly $100 Billion in 2018

Fourteen U.S. natural disasters caused at least $1 billion each in damages in 2018.

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2018 Was One Of The Warmest Years On Record [Video]2018 Was One Of The Warmest Years On Record

Last year was the fourth-hottest year ever recorded, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and NASA. This means that the past five years have been the five warmest years in..

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Coal Is Losing Ground, Even With Help From the White House [Video]Coal Is Losing Ground, Even With Help From the White House

A year of policy and proposals from the White House hasn't done much to halt coal power's decline.

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8 Benefits Of Baking Soda [Video]8 Benefits Of Baking Soda

Baking soda uses, benefits and life hacks. Baking soda can be used to treat heartburn and other health problems. There are many natural remedies that provide hidden health benefits for our body. Take..

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Why The Most Environmentally Progressive State In America Can't Stop Tailpipe Pollution [Video]Why The Most Environmentally Progressive State In America Can't Stop Tailpipe Pollution

California has spent billions of dollars fighting pollution and protecting the environment. Californians now buy more than half of all electric vehicles sold in the United States. But according to..

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A new way to remove CO2 from the atmosphere | Jennifer Wilcox [Video]A new way to remove CO2 from the atmosphere | Jennifer Wilcox

Our planet has a carbon problem -- if we don't start removing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere, we'll grow hotter, faster. Chemical engineer Jennifer Wilcox previews some amazing technology to scrub..

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J.Crew and Madewell just took a major step toward sustainable manufacturing [Video]J.Crew and Madewell just took a major step toward sustainable manufacturing

The fashion industry has historically had a pretty brutal reputation when it comes to ensuring that products are made in sustainable, eco-conscious, and ethical ways.

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King Tut's Tomb Reopens After Nearly a Decade-Long Renovation [Video]King Tut's Tomb Reopens After Nearly a Decade-Long Renovation

The famous tomb of King Tut has reopened after an extensive renovation period of nearly 10 years. Veuer's Justin Kircher has the details.

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Toxic Smog in Bangkok Forces Schools to Close [Video]Toxic Smog in Bangkok Forces Schools to Close

Over 400 public schools in the city will be closed at least until Monday. From there, officials will decide if the closures need to be extended.

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What Really Happens to Your Blood After You Donate? [Video]What Really Happens to Your Blood After You Donate?

It’s a squeamish subject, but we all need blood...and a lot of it. In fact, every three seconds, someone in the U.S. needs it. Whether it’s for having a baby, undergoing surgery, treatments for..

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North Korea’s vision of coal-fueled economy bodes ill for people's well-being [Video]North Korea’s vision of coal-fueled economy bodes ill for people's well-being

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un plans to make greater use of coal to boost the economy, but burning coal may pose a threat to his people who are already breathing some of the world's most toxic air..

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Climate change affecting soil's ability to absorb CO2 [Video]Climate change affecting soil's ability to absorb CO2

A new research paper studied how climate change affects the capability of soil to trap carbon dioxide emissions.

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How climate change and global warming can cause colder winters [Video]How climate change and global warming can cause colder winters

Climate change and global warming cause extreme temperature fluctuations, these are causing unusually cold winters in some regions in the US.

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Global warming and climate change explained [Video]Global warming and climate change explained

EARTH — There are a lot of misconceptions when it comes to what are the causes and, most importantly, the effects of global warming and climate change. Here they are, explained. Welcome to 2019,..

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Carbon capture system turns CO2 into electricity and hydrogen fuel [Video]Carbon capture system turns CO2 into electricity and hydrogen fuel

ATLANTA — Scientists have developed a new carbon capture system that absorbs CO2 and produces useable electricity and hydrogen fuel, according to New Atlas. Researchers from Georgia Tech and Ulsan..

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Carbon capture system turns CO2 into usable electricity and hydrogen fuel [Video]Carbon capture system turns CO2 into usable electricity and hydrogen fuel

Scientists have developed a new carbon capture system that absorbs CO2 and produces useable electricity and hydrogen fuel.

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Cap and trade system in 60 seconds | FT World [Video]Cap and trade system in 60 seconds | FT World

► Subscribe to the Financial Times on YouTube: http://bit.ly/FTimeSubs With President Barack Obama this month proposing the historic step of regulating carbon dioxide emissions from US power..

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Let's launch a satellite to track a threatening greenhouse gas | Fred Krupp [Video]Let's launch a satellite to track a threatening greenhouse gas | Fred Krupp

When we talk about greenhouse gases, carbon dioxide gets the most attention -- but methane, which often escapes unseen from pipes and wells, has a far greater immediate impact on global warming...

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Antarctica's ice is melting at a dangerous rate, research shows [Video]Antarctica's ice is melting at a dangerous rate, research shows

ANTARCTICA — New research sheds a light on how much ice exactly has melted in the past decades and what is causing the current rise in global sea levels, reports Phys.org. According to a paper..

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Lawmakers Say Govt. Impasse Isn't the Way to Fix Climate [Video]Lawmakers Say Govt. Impasse Isn't the Way to Fix Climate

Declaring a national emergency over border security could set a precedent for a future administration to declare climate change a national emergency.

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2018 Was The Hottest Year Ever Recorded For Our Oceans [Video]2018 Was The Hottest Year Ever Recorded For Our Oceans

2018 was apparently the hottest year ever recorded for the world's oceans.

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Now, scientists turn carbon emissions into usable energy

Eliminating carbon dioxide, which is the main contributor to global warming has become a priority with scientists across the world. A recent study, affiliated with UNIST has
Sify - Published

Organic food may not be as good as you think

The greater land-use in organic farming leads indirectly to higher carbon dioxide emissions, thanks to deforestation.
Rediff.com - Published

EU countries agree to 30 percent cut in truck CO2 emissions

Ministers from European Union countries agreed on Thursday to reduce carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from trucks and buses by 30 percent by 2030, albeit with the potential to review this in 2022, the..
Reuters India - Published

IATA trims airline industry profit view, sees rebound in 2019

Global airlines will see rising profit growth and record carbon dioxide emissions next year as strong demand offsets cost pressures that trimmed profitability in 2018, the International Air Transport..
Reuters India - Published

EU talks to set CO2 emission limits for cars founder

The European Union failed on Tuesday to reach a compromise over how sharply to curb carbon dioxide emissions from cars and vans as car-producing countries and more environmentally conscious lawmakers..
Reuters India - Published

India is world's fourth largest carbon dioxide emitter, says study; nation accounts for 7% of global emissions

India's emissions look set to continue their strong growth by an average of 6.3 percent in 2018, with growth across all fuels - coal (7.1 percent), oil (2.9 percent) and gas (6 percent), the study said
Firstpost - Published

Global carbon emissions set to rise further this year: study

Global carbon dioxide emissions are set to rise nearly 3 percent this year due to continued fossil fuel use, scientists said on Wednesday, dashing hopes that an increase in 2017 was temporary after two..
Reuters India - Published

Carbon emissions from rich nations set to rise in 2018: IEA

Carbon dioxide emissions from the world's advanced economies are set to rise slightly in 2018, breaking a five-year decline, mainly due to higher oil and natural gas use, the International Energy..
Reuters India - Published

Analysis: Pressure mounts to bury carbon emissions, but who will pay?

When countries gather on Sunday to hammer out how they will enact pledges to cut carbon emissions, a Norwegian-led oil consortium will offer a solution: pump some of your excess carbon dioxide to us..
Reuters India - Published

Britain eyes large-scale CO2 capture and use by mid 2020s

Britain plans to help develop the country's first large-scale project to capture, store and use carbon dioxide emissions by the mid-2020s, the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy..
Reuters India - Published

China striving to 'do better' as climate change challenges become more urgent: Special envoy

China will work to achieve its existing greenhouse gas targets and strive to do better as the challenges of climate change become more urgent, Xie Zhenhua, the country's top climate envoy, said at a..
DNA - Published

JSW Steel revamps operations, product mix to align with climate change goals

JSW Steel is undertaking a major reorientation of its operations as well as product mix to reduce carbon dioxide emissions and align with the country's climate change priorities.
DNA - Published

DNA Exclusive: In Norway, buses run on solid waste

India is not the only country facing the problem of solid waste management. However, countries like Norway have sought advanced technological insights to seek sustainable and long-lasting solutions...
DNA - Published

Global carbon dioxide levels hit a new record in 2017, U.N. says

The amount of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere hit a new record of 405.5 parts per million in 2017, up from 403.3 ppm in 2016, with no sign of reversal in the trend, the World Meteorological..
Reuters India - Published

Delhiites turn homes into green lungs to breathe clean

As the national Capital continues to grapple with alarming levels of pollution, indoor plants have come as a saviour for city residents who are turning their homes into nurseries to combat..
DNA - Published

EU lawmakers back at least 35 percent CO2 cut from trucks by 2030

European Union lawmakers on Wednesday backed a 35-percent cut in carbon dioxide emissions from new trucks by 2030 in a push for tougher laws to limit climate change, despite industry concerns.
Reuters India - Published

Now, human urine used to make odourless bricks in South Africa

South African researchers say they have made bricks using human urine in a natural process involving colonies of bacteria, which could one day help reduce global warming emissions by finding a..
DNA - Published

Indoor air pollution threat alarming

As air quality dips in the atmosphere further even before Diwali in National Capital and northern parts, there appears to be yet another major concern that is going unnoticed -- poor quality of air..
DNA - Published

Liquid water on Mars may hold enough oxygen to support life, claims study

Salty pools of water under the surface of Mars could hold enough oxygen to support the kind of microbial life, according to a study which contradicts existing views on the red planet's potential..
DNA - Published

Soon, solar panels will generate electricity on cloudy days and at nighttime

Scientists have developed a material that can be used to harvest electricity from the Sun's heat, paving the way for generating cheaper solar power on cloudy days and at nighttime. The innovation is..
DNA - Published

Carrots could be key to making greener buildings, say researchers

Crunchy and tasty, yes, but could carrots also strengthen cement and cut carbon dioxide emissions for the building industry?
Reuters India - Published

DNA In-Depth: Smog Is Coming

If October brings festive cheer across the country, it is also the season that Delhi dreads. The month spells pollution with a capital P for the city. Having earned a global notoriety for being one..
DNA - Published

Will developing-world cities make or break the 1.5C warming goal?

The future that fast-growing cities in South Asia and Africa choose - cleaner and safer, or dirtier and more dangerous - will be pivotal to efforts to limit global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius,..
DNA - Published

Germany's car industry says new EU anti-CO2 rules threaten jobs

European Union plans to cut carbon dioxide emissions from vehicles by 35 percent by 2030 pose a threat to Germany as a car-building nation, national auto industry association VDA said on Wednesday.
Reuters India - Published

EU nations lock horns over 2030 CO2 curbs for cars, vans

European Union environment ministers will seek a compromise on Tuesday over how tough to be on curbing carbon dioxide emissions from cars and vans, with Germany warning too tough targets could harm..
Reuters India - Published

Climate Change: Temperatures to rise 1.5 degrees Celsius by 2030-2052 at current global warming rate

Temperatures are likely to rise by 1.5 degrees Celsius between 2030 and 2052 if global warming continues at its current pace and if the world fails to take rapid and unprecedented measures to stem the..
DNA - Published

'Spacesuits' may protect microbes destined to live in space

Scientists have developed "spacesuits" for bacteria that may allow the microbes to survive space environments that would otherwise kill them. The protective suits pair live bacteria with..
DNA - Published

German environment ministry won't block EU Commission's CO2 plan

Germany's Environment Ministry will not resist a European Commission proposal on carbon dioxide emissions limits for cars and vans, a ministry spokesman said.
Reuters India - Published

Ocean acidification may reduce sea scallop fisheries

Turns out, each year, fishermen harvest more than USD 500 million worth of Atlantic sea scallops from the waters off the east coast which might be affected by ocean acidification. A new model created..
DNA - Published

Amazon wants to make Alexa assistant a bigger part of users' lives: Here's how

From the kitchen to the car, Amazon sought to make its Alexa digital assistant and online services a bigger part of people's lives with an array of new products and partnerships. Updates to the..
DNA - Published

EU carmakers' lobby calls proposed 45 percent carbon dioxide cut target 'unrealistic'

The European carmakers' lobby on Tuesday called a stricter carbon dioxide reduction target proposed by EU lawmakers unrealistic and a threat to jobs and growth.
Reuters India - Published

New NASA Competition Aims to Convert Carbon Dioxide into Exploration Sweet Success


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Robust infra, expert inputs key to increase farm income, says Steve Capeness

Lack of robust infrastructure in terms of logistics and storage as well as continous inputs from experts are key bottlenecks in improving income of farmers, said Australian agronomist Steve Capeness,..
DNA - Published

Carbon dioxide leak at Samsung chip plant in South Korea's Suwon leaves one dead, two unconscious

The three were found unconscious in the basement of the semiconductor factory in Suwon just south of Seoul, Samsung said in a statement.
Firstpost - Published

One dead, two injured in gas leak at Samsung chip plant

One worker was killed and two were injured when carbon dioxide leaked at a Samsung Electronics chip plant on Tuesday, the South Korean company said. The three were found unconscious in the basement..
DNA - Published Also reported by •BGR India

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