Environment News

Monday, November 15, 2010 - 00:00
Climate models that project future atmospheric carbon dioxide concentrations should include a coupled nitrogen cycle, a team of researchers led by Oak Ridge National Laboratory has concluded.
Monday, November 15, 2010 - 00:00
Manufacturer recalls of toys, promotional drinking glasses, and other children's products constitute an ongoing toxic toys crisis that requires banning potentially harmful ingredients in these produ
Sunday, November 14, 2010 - 00:00
Variations in atmosphere carbon dioxide around 40 million years ago were tightly coupled to changes in global temperature, according to new findings published in the journal Science. The study was led
Friday, November 12, 2010 - 00:00
Artificially accelerated weathering of the mineral olivine may increasingly remove carbon dioxide (CO2) from the atmosphere and counteract ocean acidification.
Thursday, November 11, 2010 - 00:00
A mosaic of satellite images show the movement of fragmented ice away from ice edge, which scientists use to track the loss of multiyear ice due to melt.
Tuesday, November 9, 2010 - 00:00
Scientists have long known that atmospheric convection in the form of hurricanes and tropical ocean thunderstorms tends to occur when sea surface temperature rises above a threshold.