carbon dioxide

Our energy hunger is tethered to our economic past

Civilization may need to “forget the flame” to reduce CO2 emissions.


Know the risks of investing in forests

Use of forests to offset carbon emissions requires an understanding of the risks


A view over a hazy city stretching into the horizon.

NASA satellite offers urban carbon dioxide insights

Using data from NASA’s Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2, researchers found connections between the population density of cities and how much carbon dioxide they produce per person.


Is climate change good for plants?

Could the rising levels of carbon dioxide actually be good for plants?


A forest ‘glow’

Researchers use fluorescence as a proxy to track photosynthesis in evergreen forests.