Carbon dioxide in Earth's atmosphere: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

Forest Fires of Amazon

A slew of forest fires have appeared in the rainforests of the Amazon, which causing large parts of the forest to go up in flames and has destroyed biomass accumulated over  millions of years of ..

China launches satellite to monitor global gas emissions

China has launched a 620-kg satellite TanSat into orbit to monitor global carbon dioxide levels to understand climate change. The satellite was put into orbit by Long March-2D rocket from Jiuquan Satellite Launch Centre located ..

3% rise in Global Carbon Dioxide Emissions in 2011

As per the report “Trends in global CO2 emissions”, there is a 3% surge in the global carbon dioxide (CO2) emission in 2011. The 3 % increase took the total amount of CO2 in air ..

Current Affairs: Science, Technology & Environment: 20.6.09

This Post Published on 20.6.09June 18, 2009 : Current carbon dioxide levels highest in past 2.1 mn yearsJune18, 2009 : NASA starts back to moon with dual missionJune18, 2009 : Oceansat 2 to be ready ..