Carbon Dioxide

Find out everything there is to know about carbon dioxide and stay updated on the latest carbon dioxide related stories with the comprehensive articles and informative features. Learn more about this essential gas as scientists continue to make amazing discoveries about carbon dioxide.
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Fossilized Tropical Forest Found — in Arctic Norway
November 20th, 2015
An ancient fossil forest in Norway with tropical origins is one of the earliest forests to appear on Earth.
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Carbon X Prize: Can We Make Carbon Emissions Green?
Power Plant
October 12th, 2015
X Prize, an organization that fosters innovation through incentivized competition, has thrown down the gauntlet by announcing their newest completion challenging innovators to find a way to turn CO2 into a valuable product.
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Iridescent Pools Discovered in Undersea Volcano's Crater
Using underwater vehicles, the international team discovered the pools in the crater of the Santorini volcano.
July 21st, 2015
Opal-hued pools of carbon dioxide-rich water have been found in the caldera of the Santorini volcano, deep beneath the surface of the Aegean Sea. The opal color may come from the glassy microscopic bodies of silica-based organisms.
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Water, Water Not Everywhere: Why Puddles Stop Spreading
A drop of fluid striking the surface of a fluid bath
July 22nd, 2015
Puddles make water easier to spot and wipe up, but the traditional laws of physics say water should spread indefinitely. So why doesn't it?
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Million-Year-Old Bubbles Reveal Antarctica's Oldest Climate Snapshot
May 11th, 2015
Timeworn Antarctica ice suggests a strong link between carbon dioxide levels and glacial cycles for the past million years.
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Waking Beasts: Underwater Volcanoes Roused by Ice Ages
seafloor ridges
February 5th, 2015
The rise and fall of sea level during the past million years matches up with valleys and ridges on the seafloor, suggesting a link between underwater eruptions and ice ages, two new studies find.
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Greenhouse Effect Is Witnessed…and Getting Worse
research site
February 25th, 2015
The climate-changing greenhouse effect exists and has been directly measured in the United States.
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