Researchers in Antarctica accidentally experienced an odd source of "laughing gas." The nitrous oxide came from large amounts of penguin guano.
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Cutting half of the animal-based food in US diets would be equivalent to cutting the annual emissions of 47.5 million passenger vehicles.
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Though scientists knew the black smoke from cookstoves contained dangerous carbon, new research indicates that's only half the problem.
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"Air pollution and climate change problems are really intertwined when we talk about solutions." Strategies for making concrete production greener are an example.
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A new method uses hyperspectral imaging and machine learning to more accurately detect methane emissions, say researchers.
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Scientists have been underestimating how much methane in the atmosphere comes from fossil fuels, research finds. Here's the silver lining.
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There's one technique for washing dishes by hand that uses less water and energy than any machine or other hand-washing method, researchers say.
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Genetic modification can keep poplar trees from emitting greenhouse gas into the atmosphere, while not messing with their growth potential.
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For every degree of increase in global temperature, there will be about 6 days less of ice per year on rivers that freeze, researchers say.
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Ocean waves inject tiny particles called aerosols into the air—and those aerosols carry organic molecules more than 5,000 years old.
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