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Military robot deploys CO2 to lure ticks to their doom

This rover could patrol your yard, coaxing ticks onto fabric laced with insecticide. Early tests have shown it's very effective.

By Jul. 19, 2013


Giant CO2 spheres invade NYC

The Big Apple may be on course to cut its carbon footprint by a third, but this video is an arresting illustration of the challenge.

By Dec. 4, 2012


Correction: How CO2 affects the oceans

This story was corrected to clarify how carbon dioxide affects the oceans' pH acidity.

By Mar. 2, 2012


U.S. seeks exemption to EU aviation CO2 plan

But EU says it won't back down on plan to penalize greenhouse gas emissions from planes taking off and landing in the European Union. The plan is part of its efforts to slow climate change.

By Jun. 22, 2011


Panasonic aims for 70% CO2 cut with 'smart' town

In a utopian gesture, Panasonic and partners will unveil a super-green town south of Tokyo in 2014.

By Jun. 2, 2011


Algae machine to reduce Australian coal plant CO2

MBD Energy installing first of many planned OriginOil systems for turning carbon dioxide into algae oil.

By May. 24, 2011


Global industry CO2 output rises even in weak economy

Annual report card on mankind's CO2 pollution says slowdown in emissions during the 2008-09 global financial crisis was a mere speed bump.

By Dec. 5, 2011


States in CO2 pact invest $404 million in efficiency

Most of the proceeds from the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative have gone to programs that aim to cut energy demand, foster the growth of alternative energy, and help the poor pay energy bills.

By Feb. 28, 2011


EPA to delay CO2 permit requirements for biomass

To encourage the use of clean energy, agency says it will defer permitting requirements for CO2 emissions from biomass-fired and other biogenic sources for three years.

By Jan. 12, 2011


LG to slash CO2 emissions with eco-magnesium

LG will replace conventional magnesium in its mobile phones to a more environmentally friendly magnesium alloy, effectively reducing CO2 emissions by 4kg per handset.

By Dec. 6, 2010