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Articles related to CO2

Feature: Warmer Does Not Mean Drier
A warmer climate causes grasslands to dry out faster, but a new study has found that more efficient water use by plants in response to rising CO2 concentrations in the atmosphere could completely offset the drying effect caused by warming.
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Feature: Fooling Nemo
Clownfish use their sense of smell to warn them of the presence of predators, but the pH conditions expected as a result of climate change fool them into swimming towards impending danger.
conSCIENCE: Burying CO2 Is Cool
Carbon capture and storage is a necessary component of any realistic effort to control global warming.
Directions: Rethinking Australia’s Carbon Abatement Contracts
Australia’s total net CO2 emissions are much lower than are implied by published numbers.
Online Feature: Can We Turn Unwanted Carbon Dioxide Into Electricity?
Researchers are developing a new kind of geothermal power plant that will lock away unwanted carbon dioxide (CO2) underground – and use it as a tool to boost electric power generation by at least 10 times compared to existing geothermal energy approaches.