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Posts tagged CO2

May 21, 2012

 

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When A Tree Falls In The Woods

When it comes to carbon emissions, not all felled trees are created equal.

May 5, 2011

 

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Earth’s Climate In The Year 3000

The future does not look so bright. What can be done to help stop global climate change?

October 18, 2010

 

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From Fizz To Flat: The Science Of Soda Pop

"Soda", "pop", or "cola." There's a lot of science behind the fizz no matter what we call our beloved drink.

July 7, 2010

 

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CO2 Binges During Larva State Befuddle Fish

A study published this week shows that fish larvae exposed to elevated levels of CO2 in their larvae state are heedless to the scent of proximate predators.

June 15, 2010

 

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Cockroaches V. Global Warming: Who Wins?

The consequences of global warming seem daunting for humans... but, what about cockroaches?

November 5, 2009

 

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An Accidental Molecule

Find out what accidental discovery has global warming scientists excited.

June 29, 2009

 

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Soil & CO2

You may already know that the earth stores lots of carbon in different places, like the in the ocean and plants. But are there any other major carbon stores?

October 8, 2008

 

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All This Carbon Dioxide is Making Me Hungry!

Higher atmospheric CO2 increases the rate of photosynthesis, and thus the amount of carbohydrates in plant leaves.

July 2, 2008

 

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Natural Warming

Although global warming has placed the blame on humans, natural warming and changing weather patterns have also played a part in the gradual warm up.

July 2, 2008

 

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One Way to Stop Global Warming?

Scientists have predicted that the consequences of global warming could result in devastating catastrophes, but is there anything we can do to stop it?

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