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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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As part of expanding its position in the Midwest, Air Products recently signed another long-term agreement with Southwest Iowa Renewable Energy, LLC (SIRE) to generate liquid and supply liquid CO2 in the Midwest region.
to provide carbon dioxide monitoring devices to measure ambient CO2 levels in expeditionary shelters.
CO2 Charge Compressor (10CA-1B) (8) Inter Stage Cooler of CO2 Charge Compressor (10CA-1C) after hydro jet cleaning of tubes by production department of U-III plant.
The pioneering program to offset shipping-related CO2 emissions now services 14 companies ranging from online boutiques, to flower vendors, to medical suppliers.
First-of-its-kind data relating to the depressurisation of CO2 pipelines is being made freely available through industry cooperation.
While the number of breweries has been dramatically increasing in the last decade, so have CO2 related injuries and fatalities.
The rapidly growing utility of coal in nations such as China and India are set to drive the market for CO2 capture and storage since CCS is a decent technology to diminish the effects of the emissions caused.
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.
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.
From a distance of several tens of meters mosquitoes detect CO2 which forms part of exhaled air by humans.