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Ice Age Carbon Came Not from the Pacific

October 6th, 2011 | by Joshua S Hill

A new study has found that the Northeast Pacific was not an important reservoir for the carbon that is believed to be responsible for the end of the last Ice Age, throwing scientists back to the proverbial drawing board as they digest this shift in their theories.

Unprecedented Portrait of Global Greenhouse Gases in Atmosphere

September 8th, 2011 | by Joshua S Hill

HIPPO – HIAPER Pole-to-Pole Observations – is the name of an unprecedented three-year series of research flights from the Arctic to Antarctica which has provided scientists with a first of its kind portrait of greenhouse gases and particles in the atmosphere.

Drought Could Hamper Carbon Sequestration in US

April 18th, 2011 | by Joshua S Hill

A new study supported by the National Science Foundation and the US Department of Energy has concluded that forests and other terrestrial ecosystems in the contiguous United States of America can sequester up to 40 percent of the nation’s fossil fuel carbon emissions

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