co2 co2

Definition(s):

  • (n) a heavy odorless colorless gas formed during respiration and by the decomposition of organic substances; absorbed from the air by plants in photosynthesis

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News

  1. Global CO2 emissions at record high in 2012

    Global CO2 emissions at record high in 2012
    on June 11, 2013     Source: CNNMoney.com via Yahoo! Finance

  2. LETTER: Article on CO2 was refreshing change

    The article on your editorial page May 30, “CO2 Overhyped as air pollution threat” by Mike Maguire was the best article on this subject that I have read in many years. You are to be congratulated for providing an oasis of sanity in a desert wilderness of misinformation and lies. Thank you for publishing the truth on this subject.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Evansville Courier & Press

  3. To cut China's CO2 emissions, account for outsourcing

    ( International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis ) In order to reach targets for CO2 emissions, China should count CO2 emissions where products are consumed, not simply where they are produced, say IIASA researchers.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: EurekAlert!

Quotes

  1. Mr Gore added: "It should be absolutely clear that it is the two largest CO2 emitters [China and the US] - and, most of all, my own country - that will need to make the boldest moves. Both countries should stop using the other's behaviour as an...
    on Dec 10, 2007 By: Al Gore Source: Times Online

  2. In justifying the change, Livingstone said: "nobody needs to damage the environment by driving a gas guzzling Chelsea Tractor in central London. The CO2 charge will encourage people to switch to cleaner vehicles, or public transport."
    on Feb 12, 2008 By: Ken Livingstone Source: Autocar

  3. Coal "has a CO2 problem, wind has a reliability problem, solar has a price problem, nukes have a price and radiation problem," Schweitzer said. "So all of those technologies have opportunities. but they all have problems _ coal's no...
    on Feb 23, 2008 By: Brian Schweitzer Source: Seattle Times

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