carbon dioxide and methane

Japan Launches World's First Greenhouse Gas Observing Satellite

Japan Launches World's First Greenhouse Gas Observing Satellite

TOKYO, Japan, January 23, 2009 (ENS) – The first satellite dedicated to monitoring greenhouse gas emissions as part of global efforts to combat climate change was launched into space today from Japan. The IBUKI, which means “breath,” will circle the globe every 100 minutes at an altitude of some 670 kilometers (416 miles) and will…

Garbage + Nanotech + Gasification = Ethanol

Garbage + Nanotech + Gasification = Ethanol

AMES, Iowa, August 20, 2008 (ENS) – A method of making potentially cheap ethanol fuel out of garbage and other waste materials by deploying a combination of modern and old technologies is under development by government and university researchers. The process involves the use of nanotechnology and gasification to convert carbon-based materials into a product…