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Researchers design a catalyst that neutralizes the gases responsible for climate change

This new technology, developed by the Research Group in Carbon Materials and Environmental allows, through a catalytic system active, efficient and stable over time, to eliminate nitrous oxide decomposing it into nontoxic products, purifying the gases emitted by industries related to the production of fertilizers, plastics and coal burning plants to produce electricity or vehicles.

Jun 13th, 2013

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Wood not so green a biofuel

Using wood for energy is considered cleaner than fossil fuels, but a Dartmouth College-led study finds that logging may release large amounts of carbon stored in deep forest soils.

Jun 11th, 2013

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Common sense won't help you understand climate

Unfortunately, many of the systems we need to understand, such as the climate, ecosystems and financial markets, are complex. Complex systems often behave in very nonlinear ways, meaning that common sense and intuition fail.

Jun 7th, 2013

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