July 2017

Calculate your Carbon Foot Print due to Electricity Consumption

By |2017-08-25T17:59:54+05:30July 20th, 2017|

We talk a lot about Carbon foot print & Green House Gases (GHG). What are these? Why is it so important to talk about these? Starting with Green House Gas, GHG can be any gaseous compound present in the earth's atmosphere which can capture infrared radiations resulting in the capture of heat and holding it eventually causing [...]

August 2014

How do oceans absorb carbon dioxide? Scientists find clues.

By |2017-11-20T17:49:28+05:30August 26th, 2014|

Oceans absorb one third to more than half the carbon dioxide that humans put into the atmosphere.  Oceans hold 50 times more carbon dioxide than the atmosphere. At the surface of the ocean carbon dioxide and heat are exchanged with the atmosphere. Then the phytoplankton consume this carbon dioxide.  Their waste drops to the bottom [...]