Carbon


Global Warming could Trigger the Release of 55 Billion Tons of Carbon from Earth Soil by 2050

Global Warming could Trigger the Release of 55 Billion Tons of Carbon from Earth Soil by 2050

A new analysis has found that warming temperatures can release billions of tons of carbon trapped inside the Earth soil and can...

4 days ago, 5:15am CST

MIT Researchers Discover Water Turns Solid at Boiling Temps in Carbon Nanotubes

MIT Researchers Discover Water Turns Solid at Boiling Temps in Carbon Nanotubes

Experts at MIT have demonstrated the bizarre behavior of water in carbon nanotubes. It turns into a solid state at high tempera...

Nov 29 2016, 5:08am CST

Microsoft Saves $10 Million Annually  through Carbon Offset

Microsoft Saves $10 Million Annually through Carbon Offset

More than $10 million has been saved every year and emissions reduced by the equivalent of 7.5 million tonnes of carbon dioxid...

Nov 22 2016, 8:20am CST

Low Amounts of Global Carbon Emissions Continue for Third Consecutive Year

Low Amounts of Global Carbon Emissions Continue for Third Consecutive Year

Low amounts of carbon emissions from the burning of fossil fuels have continued for the third consecutive year in a row. This i...

Nov 14 2016, 8:13am CST

Climate Change: Global Carbon Emissions Remain flat for Third Year

Climate Change: Global Carbon Emissions Remain flat for Third Year

Global carbon emissions from burning fossil fuels are projected to rise only slightly in 2016, marking three years of almost n...

Nov 14 2016, 12:24am CST

Earth's Vegetation is Decreasing Growth Rate of Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide

Earth's Vegetation is Decreasing Growth Rate of Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide

It is being surmised by climate change scientists that the carbon dioxide surplus in the atmosphere is being blunted by greener...

Nov 9 2016, 7:30am CST

Most Ivory Comes From Elephants Killed in Past Three Years Reveals Carbon Dating

Most Ivory Comes From Elephants Killed in Past Three Years Reveals Carbon Dating

Elephants poaching is not contained. Illegal ivory in the market is from elephants killed recently....

Nov 7 2016, 10:56pm CST

NASA Creates First Entirely Satellite-Based Global Maps of Human Carbon Dioxide Emissions

NASA Creates First Entirely Satellite-Based Global Maps of Human Carbon Dioxide Emissions

The global maps reveal the extent of human-made carbon dioxide in various regions around the globe...

Nov 2 2016, 9:16am CDT

Scientists Turn Carbon Dioxide into Fuel with Nano Technology

Scientists Turn Carbon Dioxide into Fuel with Nano Technology

In a new twist to waste-to-fuel technology, scientists at the US Department of Energys Oak Ridge National Laboratory have acci...

Oct 31 2016, 5:37am CDT

Scientists Accidentally Converts Carbon Dioxide Directly Into Ethanol

Scientists Accidentally Converts Carbon Dioxide Directly Into Ethanol

A simple one step process involving nano spike catalysts can turn carbon dioxide directly into ethanol...

Oct 19 2016, 12:09pm CDT

Bentley Bentayga Gets a Carbon Fiber Makeover for SEMA 2016

Bentley Bentayga Gets a Carbon Fiber Makeover for SEMA 2016

Bentley Bentayga gets the carbon fiber treatment for SEMA 2016 by Mansory....

Oct 12 2016, 11:50am CDT

Earth’s Carbon Dioxide Moves Permanently Above 400 PPM

Earth’s Carbon Dioxide Moves Permanently Above 400 PPM

According to the experts, carbon dioxide levels in the earth’s atmosphere are higher than ever before....

Sep 30 2016, 4:37am CDT

Earth Collided with Mercury-like Planet to Give Birth to Carbon

Earth Collided with Mercury-like Planet to Give Birth to Carbon

Nearly all of the Earth's life-giving carbon could have come from a collision about 4.4 billion years ago between the Earth an...

Sep 6 2016, 4:20am CDT

Scientists Convert Carbon Dioxide to Create Electricity

Scientists Convert Carbon Dioxide to Create Electricity

A group of scientists have generated electricity via the conversion of carbon dioxide. This is a monumental landmark in the ann...

Aug 8 2016, 11:28am CDT

Scientists Recycle Carbon Dioxide to Create Usable Fuel

Scientists Recycle Carbon Dioxide to Create Usable Fuel

Taking a cue from the mechanism that trees use to convert carbon dioxide into sugars, researchers have found a similar way to...

Aug 2 2016, 10:09pm CDT

This Leaf Turns Carbon Dioxide into Fuel Using Sunlight

This Leaf Turns Carbon Dioxide into Fuel Using Sunlight

Scientists have managed to reconvert carbon dioxide into an energy source....

Aug 1 2016, 5:12am CDT

Mars Orbiter Finds Carbon Dioxide Ice on Red Planet

Mars Orbiter Finds Carbon Dioxide Ice on Red Planet

NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has found that carbon dioxide ice more often covers the ground at night in some mid-latitud...

Jul 10 2016, 3:58am CDT

World’s Oceans Accumulated Huge Amounts of Carbon in Previous Ice Age

World’s Oceans Accumulated Huge Amounts of Carbon in Previous Ice Age

It has been found that super-slow circulation allowed the world’s oceans to accumulate large quantities of carbon in the previo...

Jun 27 2016, 11:07am CDT

Antarctic Carbon Dioxide Crosses 400 PPM for the First Time in 4 Million Years

Antarctic Carbon Dioxide Crosses 400 PPM for the First Time in 4 Million Years

The continent of Antarctica has reached a new milestone in carbon dioxide concentration. It now has an official rate of 400 ppm...

Jun 17 2016, 4:52am CDT

McLaren Reveals 675LT MSO Carbon Series Limited Edition

McLaren Reveals 675LT MSO Carbon Series Limited Edition

The new MSO Carbon Series LT McLaren is a beauty to look at....

Jun 8 2016, 5:24am CDT

Secondary Forests Can Reduce Climate Change

Secondary Forests Can Capture Carbon and Help Mitigate Climate Change

If all the cleared out forests are allowed to regrow, the young trees can help trap carbon from the atmosphere and mitigate cli...

May 14 2016, 7:05am CDT

Carbon Storage in Tropical Forests linked to Wildlife Conservation

Carbon Storage in Tropical Forests linked to Wildlife Conservation

Conserving wildlife can benefit carbon storage in tropical forests across the world and contribute to controlling global warmin...

Apr 26 2016, 7:34am CDT

Increasing Carbon Dioxide is Greening the Earth

Increasing Carbon Dioxide is Greening the Earth

The increasing carbon dioxide levels may be contributing to the lush greenery of the planet. This sounds almost paradoxical yet...

Apr 26 2016, 6:45am CDT

Tesla Coil Electrifies Carbon Nanotubes to Self-Assemble Into Long Wires

Tesla Coil Electrifies Carbon Nanotubes to Self-Assemble Into Long Wires

A tesla coil was introduced in the mix which electrified several nanotubes which went on to exhibit autonomous circuitry. The s...

Apr 16 2016, 10:07am CDT

Carbon Release Rate is Highest Since Dinosaur Age

Carbon Dioxide Release at Highest Rate in 66 Million Years

New research suggests that humans are releasing carbon dioxide about 10 times faster than during any event in the past 66 milli...

Mar 22 2016, 12:50am CDT

Trees Release Less Carbon Dioxide due to Climate Change

Trees Release Less Carbon Dioxide due to Climate Change

Trees could become a carbon dioxide source instead of a carbon sink due to the ravaging effects of climate change in the future...

Mar 19 2016, 7:10am CDT

Carbon From Land Led to Warming During Last Ice Age

Carbon From Land Led to Warming During Last Ice Age

The carbon in the ground led to warming during the final days of the last ice age....

Mar 15 2016, 6:15am CDT

Record Annual Increase of Carbon Dioxide Seen in 2015

Record Annual Increase of Carbon Dioxide Seen in 2015

A record amount of carbon dioxide was released in the surroundings of the volcano, Mauna Loa....

Mar 11 2016, 3:28am CST

MIT makes Metal Last Longer under Radiation with Carbon Nanotubes

MIT makes Metal Last Longer under Radiation with Carbon Nanotubes

Aluminum used in nuclear reactors and other harsh environments may last longer with new Carbon Nanotubes treatment....

Mar 2 2016, 10:22am CST

Altered Carbon book cover

Netflix Picks Up “Altered Carbon”, Futuristic Sci-Fi Series by Laeta Kalogridis

Video streaming giant Netflix has ordered for Altered Carbon, a science-fiction movie about the future produced by Laeta Kalogr...

Jan 21 2016, 6:34am CST

Elon Musk Calls for a Carbon Tax to End Global Warming

Elon Musk Calls for a Carbon Tax to End Global Warming

Elon Musk has proposed a carbon tax to spell the death knell of fossil fuels as an energy source....

Dec 3 2015, 8:01pm CST

Researchers Convert Carbon into Diamond at Room Temperature

Researchers Convert Carbon into Diamond at Room Temperature

Researchers have found a third solid phase of carbon which can create diamonds without extreme conditions....

Dec 1 2015, 11:51am CST

Honda Will Participate in COP21 Exhibition of Low Carbon Solutions

Honda Will Participate in COP21 Exhibition of Low Carbon Solutions

The exhibition by WE is a platform for low carbon solutions to take place during the COP21....

Dec 1 2015, 6:51am CST

Rapid Plankton Growth in Ocean Linked to Rising Carbon Dioxide Levels

Rapid Plankton Growth in Ocean Linked to Rising Carbon Dioxide Levels and Climate Change

Scientists have found an unprecedented spike in the population of the small microscopic marine organism plankton and to the sur...

Nov 27 2015, 8:22pm CST

How Carbon Disappeared from Mars Atmosphere?

How Did Carbon Escape from Mars' Atmosphere? Scientists Explain

Carbon isotopic measurements reveal exactly what happened to Mars' atmosphere....

Nov 25 2015, 1:37am CST

Mini Offers Only 150 Four-Door JCW Carbon Editions in the US

Mini Offers Only 150 Four-Door JCW Carbon Editions in the US

What makes it special is the addition of the John Cooper Works trim in the Hardtop Four Door Mini car....

Nov 12 2015, 11:46am CST

UN Says the Current Carbon Emission Cuts Not Enough to Slow Global Warming

UN Says the Current Carbon Emission Cuts Not Enough to Slow Global Warming

The UN just released a report that we aren't doing enough to cut our carbon emissions to reverse or even slow down global warmi...

Nov 6 2015, 12:11pm CST

Bacteria in the Deep Sea Could Help Neutralize Greenhouse Gas

Deep-Sea Bacteria Could Help Neutralize Carbon Emissions

The manifold bacteria in the deep blue sea could make toxic gases benign via their action....

Oct 23 2015, 7:48am CDT

Wonder Crystals SGU-29 Clean Air from Carbon, Fighting Climate Change

Wonder Crystals SGU-29 Clean Air from Carbon, Fighting Climate Change

Can a new material with micropores be a way to fight climate change?...

Oct 17 2015, 1:59am CDT

Artificial Skin made with Carbon Nanotubes Sends Sensation to Brain Cell

Artificial Skin made with Carbon Nanotubes Sends Sensation to Brain Cell

Stanford engineers develop an artificial skin sensor....

Oct 16 2015, 2:43am CDT