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Posts tagged greenhouse gas

May 9, 2019

 

Laughing Gas Is Also A Major Greenhouse Gas

An international team of scientists in Antarctica have discovered that there was a 30% increase in atmospheric nitrous oxide at the end of the last ice age.

December 25, 2018

 

Maybe We Can’t Terraform Mars?

Ever since the 1960s researchers have been studying the possibility of altering the Martian environment to make it Earth-like and habitable.

October 17, 2011

 

Curbing Methane Emissions With Microbes

Cows, goats, and sheep require symbiotic microbes to help digest the plant biomass that they eat, and some of these microbes make methane.

August 17, 2010

 

Could Today’s Sewage Be Tomorrow’s Rocket Fuel?

Fact or fiction: Scientists may have found a way to power a rocket using poop. Fact!

June 29, 2009

 

Soil And 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?

November 19, 2004

 

A Fresh Breath of Methane

"A Fresh Breath of Methane" on this Moment of Science.

September 27, 2003

 

Phytoplankton

When it comes to ocean life, you might assume that the real action occurs down in the depths. After all, that’s where sharks, whales, octopi and other stars of sea do their thing, not to mention the truly weird and wonderful creatures that inhabit the ocean floor.

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