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Noun1.CO2 - a heavy odorless colorless gas formed during respiration and by the decomposition of organic substances; absorbed from the air by plants in photosynthesis
blackdamp, chokedamp - the atmosphere in a mine following an explosion; high in carbon dioxide and incapable of supporting life
dioxide - an oxide containing two atoms of oxygen in the molecule
greenhouse emission, greenhouse gas - a gas that contributes to the greenhouse effect by absorbing infrared radiation
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The described progression will result in lessening of CO2 and providing another option for renewable energy source.
The Torrens CO2 recovery plant is the only plant in South Australia to capture CO2 from existing emissions and the first plant to capture CO2 from a power station for the CO2 market in Australia.
com/co2-climate-change-human-activity-causes-global-warming-science-shows-epas-scott-2505773) CO2 And Climate Change: Human Activity Causes Global Warming
Initially, the company said it will add CO2 to its industrial gas line of products in the Sarasota and Ft Myers areas of Florida, with plans to expand into other retail locations in the state in the coming months.
These variations indicate that CO2 is a bit-part player to much stronger temperature drivers (up and down), such as solar irradiance, ocean currents and cloud cover.
How then does he account for the fact that temperatures have not increased for 18 years and that temperatures fell between 1945 and 1975, both periods when CO2 emissions were increasing significantly?
First-of-its-kind data relating to the depressurisation of CO2 pipelines is being made freely available through industry cooperation.
The Haffmans CO2 -Selector uses an innovative high-precision laser technology.
MHI received the CO2 capture system order from Petra Nova CCS I LLC, a special purpose company (SPC) of NRG and one of the companies implementing the project, through Mitsubishi Heavy Industries America, Inc.
In the pre-industrial age, the CO2 response to temperature was that the temperature would go up and CO2 would go up.
Carex rostrata, well adapted to waterlogged soil and hypoxia, was able to tolerate O2 deficiency irrespective of its origin: waterlogging or geogenic CO2.
The lack of CO2 in the atmosphere is the most devastating limiting factor for plant growth and reforestation of the planet, and at just 400ppm it is so low that Earth's plant life can barely breathe.