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Posts tagged CO2

October 8, 2008


Soybean field in late evening

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


Arctic ice at sunset

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


Erupting volcano behind cityscape

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?

November 27, 2007


Foggy Lake Kivu

Exploding Lakes

Have you heard of the exploding lakes in central Africa? Three exploding lakes are known, each with certain key features. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

March 26, 2007


a view of the Pacific Ocean from space

Phytoplankton, El Niño, and Global Warming

How does such a tiny organism do so much to help reduce global warming?

August 24, 2006


new poison ivy leaves

Warmer and Itchier

According to researchers at Duke University, we can add yet another global-warming related outcome to the growing list.

July 7, 2005



While it might be socially acceptable for food lovers to discuss the care of the finest wines, or the best way to brew gourmet coffee, what if your favorite beverage happens to be soda pop? Chances are, a gourmet wouldn’t have a lot to say about this topic. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

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