Growing cereal crops with less fertilizer

Researchers at the University of California, Davis, have found a way to reduce the amount of nitrogen fertilizers needed to grow cereal crops. The discovery could save farmers in the…

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Air pollution caused 2,780 deaths, illnesses, and IQ loss in children in Massachusetts in 2019, Boston College researchers report

Chestnut Hill, Mass (7/17/2022) – Air pollution remains a silent killer in Massachusetts, responsible for an estimated 2,780 deaths a year and for measurable cognitive loss in Bay State children…

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Adopting low-carbon energy can reduce racial disparities in air pollution

Switching to low carbon fuels for transportation, cooking, heating, power generation and other needs would help fight climate change and also reduce racial and ethnic disparities in exposure to air…

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Operating rooms are the climate change contributor no one’s talking about

In April 2021, during the Leaders Summit on Climate, President Biden announced his goal to drastically reduce the United States’ greenhouse gas emissions by 2030. In April 2021, during the…

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Iowa State team receives XPRIZE Carbon Removal milestone award for innovative vision to combat cliamte change

AMES, Iowa – An Iowa State University research team that helped develop a demonstration-scale pyrolyzer capable of sequestering thousands of tons of carbon dioxide a year has received a prestigious…

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How cattle ranchers in Brazil could help reduce carbon emissions

Providing customized training to Brazilian ranchers can not only help keep carbon in the ground, but improve their livelihoods and mitigate climate change, according to new research from the University…

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Bacteria upcycle carbon waste into valuable chemicals

Bacteria are known for breaking down lactose to make yogurt and sugar to make beer. Now researchers led by Northwestern University and LanzaTech have harnessed bacteria to break down waste carbon…

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At bioenergy crossroads, should corn ethanol be left in the rearview mirror?

At bioenergy crossroads, should corn ethanol be left in the rearview mirror? MADISON, Wis. — Transportation is responsible for a larger share of greenhouse gas emissions than any other sector…

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