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China will not pay for CO2 emissions by its airlines on flights within Europe, a top civil aviation official reportedly said after the European Commission warned eight Chinese firms face fines for nonpayment.
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Eight Chinese and two Indian airlines face fines of up to several million euros for not paying for their greenhouse gas emissions during flights within the bloc, the European Commission said on Friday.
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EU greenhouse gas emissions, blamed for global warming, dropped slightly last year but the much-vaunted system for cutting such pollution ran into even more trouble, the European Commission said on Thursday.
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A puffin census is under way on the Farne Islands to determine how many breeding pairs of the birds live at the main breeding site. Rangers are also installing cameras in the birds burrows to study the birds.
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ScienceDaily: Earth & Climate News
The Geologic Time Scale 2012, or GTS2012, is the latest understanding of Earth’s history, and the means by which geoscientists around the world investigate the rock record.
Posted on 21 May 2013 | 2:49 pm
Early-life exposure to traffic-related air pollution was significantly associated with higher hyperactivity scores at age 7, according to new research.
Posted on 21 May 2013 | 5:12 am
An international team of scientists reveals that a unique strain of potato blight they call HERB-1 triggered the Irish potato famine of the mid-19th century.
Posted on 21 May 2013 | 5:12 am
NOAA presented to the U.S. Coast Guard a new report that finds that 36 sunken vessels scattered across the U.S. seafloor could pose an oil pollution threat to the nation’s coastal marine resources. Of those, 17 were recommended for further assessment and potential removal of both fuel oil and oil cargo.
Posted on 20 May 2013 | 11:31 pm
Researchers have found evidence of a major cosmic event near the end of the Ice Age. The ensuing climate change forced many species to adapt or die.
Posted on 20 May 2013 | 10:55 pm
Parasitic wasps switch off the immune systems of fruit flies by draining calcium from the flies’ blood cells, a finding that offers new insight into how pathogens break through a host’s defenses. Researchers say their findings have uncovered an important component of cellular immunity, one that parasites have learned to take advantage of.
Posted on 20 May 2013 | 8:37 pm
Woody plant matter is almost completely digested by bacteria living in the Amazon River. This tough stuff plays a major part in fueling the river’s breath. The finding has implications for global carbon models, and for the ecology of the Amazon and the world’s other rivers. Until recently, people believed much of the rainforest’s carbon floated down the Amazon River and ended up deep in the ocean.
Posted on 20 May 2013 | 7:43 pm
A comprehensive study into the potential for compressed air energy storage in the Pacific Northwest has identified two locations in Washington state that could store enough Northwest wind energy combined to power about 85,000 homes each month.
Posted on 20 May 2013 | 6:28 pm
Both fine-particle air pollution and noise pollution may increase a person’s risk of developing cardiovascular disease, according to new research.
Posted on 20 May 2013 | 6:27 pm
Earthquakes that last minutes rather than seconds are a relatively recent discovery, according to an international team of seismologists. Researchers have been aware of these slow earthquakes, only for the past five to 10 years because of new tools and new observations, but these tools may explain the triggering of some normal earthquakes and could help in earthquake prediction.
Posted on 20 May 2013 | 3:40 pm