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Articles related to carbon emissions

Browse: Carbon Emissions Can be Offset by Sewage
A small but significant portion of Australia’s carbon emissions could be offset by using solid waste from sewage treatment to improve soils, according to the CRC for Contamination Assessment and Remediation of the Environment (CRC CARE).
Feature: Speed Bumps Slow Electric Vehicles
How much can electric vehicles reduce Australia’s carbon emissions, and what are the factors limiting the transition from Australia’s fleet of conventional combustion engines?
Browse: Moore’s Law Inspires Carbon Reduction Target Browse: Plant Respiration of CO2 Underestimated by up to 30%
Feature: Gassy Continents Balance the Carbon Budget
Carbon accumulated in the Earth’s upper mantle over billions of years may be 130 times more significant in controlling the climate than previously thought.
Sean Connell taking notes at a vent that is emitting CO2 bubbles.  Note the pres
conSCIENCE: The Good News You Missed About Ocean Acidification
Carbon may be acidifying the oceans, but the species it’s supposed to harm are fighting back.
Directions: Rethinking Australia’s Carbon Abatement Contracts
Australia’s total net CO2 emissions are much lower than are implied by published numbers.
Directions: We Need to Solve the Energy Trilemma Now
The Finkel Review provides a roadmap to investment in clean energy technologies.
Expert Opinion: Finkel Review Hedges Its Bets
Australia’s Chief Scientist, Dr Alan Finkel, has unveiled a blueprint for the national electricity market that “risks falling short of Australia’s task and opportunities in reducing carbon emissions”.
Lowe Tech: Concern at Emissions and Health Impacts of Coal
The expansion of coal seam gas operations could eventually produce as much greenhouse gas as all the cars on the road in Australia.