Tag Archives: Carbon dioxide

Bike sharing boosts fitness, environment, study suggests

BY KATE KELLAND REUTERS AUGUST 6, 2011 Public bicycle sharing schemes such as Barcelona’s Bicing program or London’s Boris Bikes save lives and reduce greenhouse gas emissions, according to a study released Friday. Bike schemes are becoming increasingly popular in … Continue reading

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Huge Arctic fire hints at new climate cue

By Richard Black BBC News 28 July 2011 An exceptional wildfire in northern Alaska in 2007 put as much carbon into the air as the entire Arctic tundra absorbs in a year, scientists say. The Anaktuvuk River fire burned across … Continue reading

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Carbon capture and utilisation could make economic sense

By Fiona Harvey guardian.co.uk 25 July 2011 Many countries are investing in techniques of utilising CO2 for manufacturing processes – but UK is getting left behind Passing carbon dioxide through slag left over from steel-making turns the waste product into … Continue reading

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Most Australians against carbon tax: poll

AFP by Staff June 5, 2011 SYDNEY (AFP) – Most Australians oppose a tax on the carbon emissions blamed for global warming and want Prime Minister Julia Gillard to call an early election over the issue, according to a poll … Continue reading

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UN: $40 billion needed to ensure transition to green economy

                    AFP By Staff June 5, 2011 NAIROBI — Investing $40 billion annually in the forest sector is needed for the world to transition into a low carbon, resource-efficient green economy, … Continue reading

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German nuclear cull to add 40 million tones CO2 per year

Reuters By Nina Chestney and Jackie Cowhig Tue. May 31, 9:10 am ET LONDON (Reuters) – Germany’s plan to shut all its nuclear power plants by 2022 will add up to 40 million tones of carbon dioxide emissions annually as the country turns to … Continue reading

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