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Carbon dioxide

Smokeless «fire» under water

We say that there is no smoke without fire, but there can be fire without smoke. At the bottom of the streams, under water, bacteria are burning organic matter, making a considerable contribution to carbon emissions to the atmosphere.

Technology that removes carbon dioxide from the atmosphere

You may as well learn the expression “carbon-negative technology”, or Bio-CCS, right away, because it has become a talking point in technological circles.

OPINION: The Christmas tree's carbon footprint

Trees store carbon dioxide. How bad is it really to chop down a spruce tree and put it in the living room for Christmas?

Scientists create crystals that absorb and store oxygen

New substance binds extremely concentrated quantities of oxygen, could have many uses as the oxygen can be released again when needed.

Ocean acidification: yes, it’s serious

A new international report shows beyond doubt that ocean acidification is an issue of serious environmental and policy concern.

Substantial emission cuts from cars

New passenger cars in Norway are emitting increasingly smaller amounts of greenhouse gases.

EU cites Norway for air poor quality

Emissions of harmful atmospheric particulate matter and nitrogen dioxide in Norway exceed limits stipulated by the EU Air Quality Directive.

Aerosols are wild cards in climate models

Tiny airborne particles in the Earth’s atmosphere affect its climate. But uncertainties regarding their impact can be greater than reckoned in climate models, according to new Norwegian research.

You and I will monitor the environment

Environmental information about CO2, airborne dust and pollen will no longer be collected only at isolated measuring stations. From now on, cyclists, bus drivers and the man in the street will be able to do their bit.

Norwegian invention can decrease CO2 emissions

A new Norwegian technology can remove nearly 90 percent of the carbon dioxide emitted by coal-fired power plants.