Breakthrough in estimating fossil fuel carbon dioxide emissions

Journal Reference: Penelope A. Pickers, Andrew C. Manning, Corinne Le Quéré, Grant L. Forster, Ingrid T. Luijkx, Christoph Gerbig, Leigh S. Fleming, William T. Sturges. Novel quantification of regional fossil fuel CO2 reductions during COVID-19 lockdowns using atmospheric oxygen measurements. Science Advances, 2022; 8 (16) DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.abl9250 In a study published today they quantified regional … Read more

Arcelik on sustainability commitments including net zero emissions – Reuters News in France and abroad

Arcelik on sustainability commitments including net zero emissions Reuters

Companies need to set sustainability goals even if they don’t know how they’re going to achieve them, the head of a white goods company told CNBC. “We have to make commitments that we don’t know how we’re going to keep, we have to commit to investing in technology and innovation and setting the bar so … Read more

Canada’s Elephant Hill fire burned for 3 months. No country claims its greenhouse gas emissions. – News 24 | Actualités en France et à l’international

Canadas Elephant Hill fire burned for 3 months No country

CACHE CREEK, B.C. — There’s no question the Elephant Hill fire happened. From the first spark near a large rock outcrop in July 2017, it exploded into a beast of unceasing ferocity, forcing thousands from their homes as it devoured acre after acre of the British Columbia interior. Over nearly three months, it crossed a … Read more

Pollution from cooking emissions hangs in the air

Journal Reference: Adam Milsom, Adam M. Squires, Andrew D. Ward, Christian Pfrang. The impact of molecular self-organisation on the atmospheric fate of a cooking aerosol proxy. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 2022; 22 (7): 4895 DOI: 10.5194/acp-22-4895-2022 By identifying the processes which control how these aerosols are transformed in the atmosphere, scientists will be able to … Read more

Producing ammonia through electrochemical processes could reduce carbon dioxide emissions

Journal Reference: Denis Johnson, Brock Hunter, Jevaun Christie, Cullan King, Eric Kelley, Abdoulaye Djire. Ti2N nitride MXene evokes the Mars-van Krevelen mechanism to achieve high selectivity for nitrogen reduction reaction. Scientific Reports, 2022; 12 (1) DOI: 10.1038/s41598-021-04640-7 A team from the Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering at Texas A&M University consisting of Dr. Abdoulaye … Read more

Can flying less or going vegan help reduce greenhouse gas emissions on Earth by 2050? – News 24 | News in France and abroad

Can flying less or going vegan help reduce greenhouse gas

Individuals as well as economy-wide efficiencies can make a major difference in averting the worst of global warming, say UN climate experts, saying drastic reductions in demand for energy-intensive services could cut emissions by up to 70% by 2050. airplanes, eating less meat, insulating your home could all take a toll, especially when large swaths … Read more

Scientists connect the dots between Galilean moon, auroral emissions on Jupiter

Journal Reference: V. Hue, J. R. Szalay, T. K. Greathouse, B. Bonfond, S. Kotsiaros, C. K. Louis, A. H. Sulaiman, G. Clark, F. Allegrini, G. R. Gladstone, C. Paranicas, M. H. Versteeg, A. Mura, A. Moirano, D. J. Gershman, S. J. Bolton, J. E. P. Connerney, M. W. Davis, R. W. Ebert, J.‐C. Gérard, R. … Read more

Drought alters Mammoth Mountain’s carbon dioxide emissions

Journal Reference: George E. Hilley, Jennifer L. Lewicki, Curtis W. Baden. Seasonal and Multiyear Changes in CO 2 Degassing at Mammoth Mountain Explained by Solid‐Earth‐Driven Fault Valving. Geophysical Research Letters, 2022; 49 (6) DOI: 10.1029/2021GL096595 The wave of tree deaths on Mammoth Mountain, which lies within one of the nation’s largest active volcanic systems, prompted … Read more

Calculating terrestrial carbon’s role in river and stream emissions

Journal Reference: Shaoda Liu, Catherine Kuhn, Giuseppe Amatulli, Kelly Aho, David E. Butman, George H. Allen, Peirong Lin, Ming Pan, Dai Yamazaki, Craig Brinkerhoff, Colin Gleason, Xinghui Xia, Peter A. Raymond. The importance of hydrology in routing terrestrial carbon to the atmosphere via global streams and rivers. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 2022; … Read more

Vegetable oil emissions study reveals urgent need for greener growing solutions

Journal Reference: Thomas D. Alcock, David E. Salt, Paul Wilson, Stephen J. Ramsden. More sustainable vegetable oil: Balancing productivity with carbon storage opportunities. Science of The Total Environment, 2022; 829: 154539 DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2022.154539 Scientists from the University of Nottingham’s Future Food Beacon carried out the first analysis to consider GHG emissions from almost all possible … Read more