Carbon Dioxide

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Paris Climate Deal Could Stave Off Disaster, Al Gore Says
Al Gore at AGU
December 17th, 2015
The Paris agreement, which 195 nations signed over the weekend, could be the breakthrough that lets humanity avoid a looming climate catastrophe, Gore said Wednesday (Dec. 16) at the annual fall meeting of the American Geophysical Union.
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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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Cloud Shields and Cow Pills: The Craziest Climate Change Fixes
A cityscape, showing the impact of climate change
December 13th, 2015
From helping cows get a handle on their flatulence to creating a giant atmospheric shield for the sun's rays, scientists have proposed some crazy climate fix ideas.
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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
Antarctica
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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The Paris Climate Meeting: A Quick Guide
This photo from NASA's Suomi NPP satellite shows the Eastern Hemisphere of Earth in "Blue Marble" view.
November 30th, 2015
The Paris climate meetings begin on Monday. But what exactly are they?
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