Browsing the "greenhouse gases" Tag

Better Plants for Biofuels

May 3rd, 2012 | by pressroom

An article in F1000 Biology Reports published today argues that recent advances in knowledge mean that plant-derived biofuels could meet about 30 percent of the global demand for liquid transportation fuels, drastically reducing the amounts of greenhouse gases released into the atmosphere from burning fossil fuels, without having an impact on food production.

Top Eight Alternative Fuels

March 10th, 2012 | by Glenn Meyers

It’s always good knowing as much as possible about alternative fuels, especially those that can be considered renewable. This is [&hellip

Gardening and Farming with Biochar Prevents Toxic Emissions from Soil

April 15th, 2011 | by Glenn Meyers

For farmers, gardeners and those who are raising animals, information from a recent study about biochar may be of benefit when it comes to managing carbon footprints and greenhouse gases. Intensely grazed pastures held responsible for greenhouse gases by nitrous oxide emissions produced from animal excrement can be better managed through the use of biochar.

Greenhouse Gas Cap Bill Released

April 14th, 2009 | by Dawn Killough

A draft of a bill offering cap and trade and greenhouse gas offsets was recently released. The bill has even environmentalists questioning its potential effectiveness in reversing global warming

How To Build A Carbon Neutral Home

November 25th, 2008 | by Reenita Malhotra

Is it possible to build a carbon neutral home? Apparently so says the Australian Home Lifestyle TV show. Watch this segment about green building construction

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