Reducing greenhouse gas emissions can be as simple as changing a light bulb, walking to the store, basking in the sunshine, eating locally grown food, upgrading industrial equipment, or adding curtains to a window.
Then again mitigating climate change can be as complicated as launching thousands of ships to seed clouds or 16 trillion sunshades into orbit around Earth.
Natural gasLast Updated on 2013-05-08 at 17:54
Natural gas is a gas consisting primarily of methane (CH4). It is found as a raw naturally occurring gas in underground reservoirs, as gas associated with underground... More »
Forests as a Carbon SinkLast Updated on 2013-01-08 at 12:06
Forests as a carbon sink are often overlooked as a major source of carbon removal from the atmosphere, a process known as carbon sequestration. Conversely, deforestation,... More »
Animal Agriculture and the EnvironmentLast Updated on 2013-01-06 at 17:27
Environmental Interactions with Agricultural Production: Animal Agriculture and the Environment
Animal production industries have seen substantial changes over the... More »
Review: Forest restorationLast Updated on 2012-10-16 at 15:14
This Review, written by Raf Aerts and Olivier Honnay*, appeared first in BioMed Central Ecology—a peer-reviewed, open access journal. This review article is part of the... More »
Ethanol Biofuels in the United StatesLast Updated on 2012-10-07 at 22:48
Biofuels are a major source of renewable energy in the United States. Ethanol produced from corn starch accounts for 90% of the biofuels consumed, but only 5% of all... More »