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A non-stick danger

...nd environmental impacts, and CFCs, which are both greenhouse gases and ozone destroyers. Continued use of Teflon and other related polymers may release a chemical combination that exacerbates global warming and ozone-depletion in the stratosphere, the researchers concluded....

Global Warming Could Cause 5 Million Illnesses: WHO

...health, which makes it even more important to curb greenhouse gas emissions in a short period of time....

Imported Plants Could Deadly Harbor Mosquitoes, Says Report

...e mosquitoes were detected in imported bamboo in a greenhouse leading to fears that they might thrive in the cooler climate prevailing in Europe. It was detected by Dutch Plant Sanitary Inspection Service, according to the magazine. It added that a shipment from Southeast China was being inspected by their pers...

Poisonous Gas Caused Mass Extinction

...thane release, an asteroid hitting the earth, or a greenhouse effect were contemplated by scientists as reasons for the mass extinction. According to Discovery News, the eruption was the earth's biggest outpouring as the crust split and torrents of lava were released. They covered vast swaths of land in pres...

Earth Will Feel The Impact Of Global Warming

...global warming triggered by the massive release of greenhouse gases. It gives us a perspective on what the long-term impact is likely to be of today's greenhouse warming that humans are causing," said Prof. Norris. "Overturning"-a conveyor belt-like process i...

‘Natural Spring’ Starts A Week Ahead Now Than Before: UNH Scientit

...ld expect from global warming caused by increasing greenhouse gas concentrations.” “Many of the indicators associated with end-of-winter or the beginning of the growing season show very uniform movement – about a week – earlier. This is consistent with predictions, and it is scientific evidence that we don’t...

Instrument to reveal Information about Ozone Loss

...ere the Earth’s surface gets warmer due to trapped greenhouse gases but the stratosphere gets colder, providing an environment in which the clouds can form. An increase in PSCs could counteract the recovery of the ozone layer. Although scientific efforts have focused on determining PSC composition and their f...

Trees to Predict Climate Change

... temperatures globally is not only a result of the greenhouse effect but in fact was a part of the cyclical order of nature. 'Through the study of ancient trees, I discovered the temperature throughout history has risen and fallen in a rough but regular way, in a cycle of about 400 years,' Li said. ...

Doctors Urged to Help Turn Down the Heat

...rly action is taken, a 60% reduction in Australian greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 is possible, while still mai...ope, and our government has not yet set a national greenhouse gas emissions reduction target beyond 2012." Doctors should take a lead in this push for preventio...

Horticultural Therapy Offers Measurable Physical, Mental Benefits

...y introductory lab session, I take students to the greenhouse and tell them to pick out a plant that looks how they feel,” he said. “It’s late in the afternoon, and they’re tired from a long day, so most pick out plants that are just a little bit wilted.” Once, however, one of the students picked out a plant ...

Bacteria Can Survive In Extreme Heat

...vide more biomass per acre, but absorb more of the greenhouse gas, carbon dioxide, as well." Source-Eurekalert RAS...

Changes in Solar Brightness Too Weak to Explain Global Warming

...k of 20th-century global warming to an increase in greenhouse gas concentrations in the atmosphere. Natural internal variability of Earth’s climate system may also have played a role. However, the discussion is complicated by a third possibility: that the Sun's brightness could have increased. The new review ...

A Timely Reminder Of Devastating Health Impact Of Climate Change

.... “As a wealthy nation and a prolific per capita greenhouse polluter, Australia must take heed of the Stern Re...he support of business and the community to reduce greenhouse gas and air pollution to protect the health of all Australians and the wider global community. “Th...

Improved Wheats Could Reduce Magnesium Deficiencies: Research

...r in Aberdeen, selected the low-phytate lines from greenhouse tests. Varying amounts of magnesium, phosphorus, zinc and other minerals occur naturally in wheat kernels. Now, the flours made from these new wheat lines have more magnesium in them and also lower levels of phytic acid, which may increase the magn...

Researchers Urge Regulators to Rethink Strategies for Soot Emission

...en masking our ability to calculate how big a role greenhouse gases have played in inducing global warming," said Donahue. "Moreover, the new mechanism we found changes the chemical properties of particles, making them more likely to participate in cloud formation. Therefore, particulate matter may be having a ...

Winter Warmth Breaks All Records

... least 90 per cent certain that human emissions of greenhouse gases rather than natural variations were warming the planet's surface....

Sunscreen Covering Earth Becoming Thinner

... an important counter-balance to global warming by greenhouse gases. The thinning of the "sunscreen” could have given an extra push to the rise in global surface temperatures, it is felt. In a related study published last week, scientists found that the opposing forces of global warming and the cooling re...

Global Warming Could Increase Exotic Fish Poisoning

...the poisonous algae. When oceans are warmed by the greenhouse effect and fouled by toxic runoff, coral reefs are damaged and poisonous algae thrives. Ciguatera has long been known in the South Pacific, the Caribbean and warmer areas of the Indian Ocean. Some South Pacific islanders use dogs to test fish befor...

Latest IPCC Report Highlights Need for Integrated Climate/human Behavior Models

...ontributed the least to the atmospheric buildup of greenhouse gases, but also those that have the least ability to adapt to them. "One way or another, we will adapt to a changing climate," says Noone. "Adaptation always involves trade-offs. The question is what level of justice and equity we want to build into ...

US Professor Helping India Deal With Global Warming

...N agreement calling for the voluntary reduction of greenhouse gases and emissions by all member countries. "Na...d population is expected to increase the country's greenhouse gas emissions and impact its natural resources unless drastic steps are taken, he said. The potent...

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