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Study: Fuels from corn waste not better than gas

... reviewed journal Nature Climate Change concludes that biofuels made with corn residue release 7 percent more greenhouse gases in the early years compared with conventional gasoline. While biofuels are better in the long run, the study says they won't ...

Greenhouse gases hit new record - UN

Greenhouse gases reached a new record level in 2011, the World Meteorological Organization said Tuesday. The body, an agency of the United Nations, said in a statement that there had been a 30 percent increase in the warming effect on the climate between ...

EPA: Greenhouse gases are harmful to humans

WASHINGTON — The Environmental Protection Agency took a major step Monday toward regulating greenhouses gases, concluding that climate changing pollution threatens the public health and the environment. The announcement came as the Obama administration ...

UNL Study: Biofuels Made From Corn Residue Worse For Global Warming Than Gasoline

Using corn crop residue to make ethanol and other biofuels reduces soil carbon and can generate more greenhouse gases than gasoline, according to a study published Sunday in the journal Nature Climate Change. The findings by a University of Nebraska ...

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Greenhouse gas - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Updated April. 18, 2014

A greenhouse gas (sometimes abbreviated GHG) is a gas in an atmosphere that absorbs and emits radiation within the thermal infrared range. This process is ...

Emissions | Climate Change | US EPA

Updated April. 19, 2014

Learn about carbon dioxide, methane, nitrous oxide, fluorinated gases, and how human activities add greenhouse gases to our atmosphere

Global Warming - What are Greenhouse Gases?

Updated April. 19, 2014

One in a series of frequently asked questions about global warming and greenhouse gas emissions.

Greenhouse Gas Emissions: Greenhouse Gases Overview ...

Updated April. 18, 2014

Information on emissions and removals of the main greenhouse gases to and from the atmosphere.