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Australian scientists turn waste carbon dioxide into useful industrial materials

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Australian scientists have developed a method to turn harmful carbon dioxide into useful industrial products such as fuel and plastics, based on a paper published on Thursday, June 11, 2020. Carbon dioxide The method potentially gives the world room to breath as it transitions towards a greener economy. In the paper, Rahman Daiyan and Emma Lovell from the University of ...

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CLAP Gh launched, seeks to alleviate climate scourge impact

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The planet’s carbon dioxide (Co2) levels are now the highest in human history. Yet, there is no sign of slowdown in greenhouse gas levels, despite verbal commitments by countries. CLAP Gh officials and guests at a function After greenhouse gases are emitted, they interact with land, sea and air. The ocean absorbs around a quarter of all Co2 and what’s ...

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How Exxon ignored global warming evidence decades ago

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As early as 1977, Exxon research scientists warned company executives that carbon dioxide was increasing in the atmosphere due to burning of fossil fuels, an investigation from InsideClimate News revealed on Wednesday. During the 1980s, due to falling oil prices and economic pressures, Exxon began to push back on their own discoveries, saying that science was inconclusive on man-made climate change. ...

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Greenhouse gas atmospheric concentrations escalate

The amount of greenhouse gases (GHGs) in the atmosphere reached a new record high in 2012, continuing an upward and accelerating trend which is driving climate change and will shape the future of our planet for hundreds and thousands of years. A GHG is a gas in an atmosphere that absorbs and emits radiation within the thermal infrared range. This process is the fundamental cause of the greenhouse ...

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Worrisome atmospheric CO2

Several weeks ago, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) in the US reported that atmospheric concentrations of carbon dioxide (CO2) surpassed a notable milestone. Indeed, they reached a daily average above 400 parts per million (ppm), albeit for the first time in human history. Observers say the milestone, hit on May 9, may be symbolic, but that manmade CO2 emissions ...

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