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Posts tagged carbon dioxide

May 29, 2018

 

Warming Planet Could Zap Nutrition From Rice That Feeds The World

Scientists found that exposing rice to high levels of carbon dioxide causes it to lose valuable nutrients like iron, zinc, and B vitamins. But some varieties are better at resisting than others.

December 29, 2017

 

Grass-Fed Beef May Run Into Roadblock: Less Nutritious Grass

It may be just a matter of time before prairie grasses simply don’t have enough protein to support grazing. Are rising CO2 levels to blame?

September 22, 2017

 

As Climate Changes, So Does Quality Of Food 

Plants are absorbing more carbon dioxide from the air, increasing both the process of photosynthesis and levels of glucose found in their products.

August 24, 2017

 

Carbon Dioxide May Rob Crops Of Nutrition

Two new studies suggest that changing atmospheric conditions could reduce protein and iron in food.

August 24, 2017

 

Can Walmart Stem The Heat-Trapping Flood Of Nitrogen On Farms?

Walmart has promised big cuts in emissions of greenhouse gases. To meet that goal, the giant retailer may have to persuade farmers to use less fertilizer.

June 5, 2016

 

In Search Of Tastier Supermarket Tomatoes

More than half of supermarket tomatoes now are grown in greenhouses or "shade-houses," and flavor is improving.

December 29, 2015

 

More Fertilizer Plants Come Online, Bring CO2 Baggage

Three of the world’s largest facilities are scheduled to come on stream in the next year to produce a variety of nitrogen products.

February 2, 2015

 

Corn Belt Farming Boosts The Global Carbon Cycle

About 20 years ago, scientists realized peaks and valleys of the carbon cycle are reaching higher and lower levels. The Corn Belt may be contributing to that.

October 7, 2014

 

Few Researchers Seeking Crop Solutions For Future Climate

Researchers are simulating future growing conditions to help predict climate change effects and stave off food-system challenges ahead.

April 15, 2013

Why Not DIY? 

Homebrewing: Phase One

Let's flesh out the details of making home brew. Lesson number one: proper sanitation is vital to a tasty batch of beer!

August 13, 2009

Climate Change 

Wealthy Nations Agree To Cut CO2 Emissions, US Lags Behind

The United Nations has announced that industrialized nations around the world have agreed to cut CO2 emissions, but the US still lags behind.

June 22, 2009

Climate Change 

Global Carbon Emission Growth Down in 2008, Recession The Cause

A study by Dutch analysts found that the growth of global carbon dioxide emissions dropped dramatically in 2008. So what's the bad news?

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