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Very sensitive Watersensor

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Very sensitive detection of low concentration contaminants. On the spot results with the detection platform. Advertisements

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Online monitored Water Parameters

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Vitens – Operational Sensor. Top 10 parameters monitored online by drinking water companies in the USA, Belgium and the Netherlands, The UK and Australia.

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Future sea-level change

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A method for calculating mass-balance changes of ice-sheets is developed. Antarctica contributes negatively to sea level rise on account of increased accumulation, while Greenland contributes positively. The uncertainty in the results is about 20% for Antarctica and 35% for Greenland. … Continue reading

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The final carbon frontier

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Transport is responsible for about a quarter of the total greenhouse-gas emissions of the European Environment Agency’s 32 members (the 27 member states of the EU, plus Iceland, Norway, Switzerland, Liechtenstein and Turkey) and is responsible for the fastest-growing and … Continue reading

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Rapid growth in CO2 emissions

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Global carbon dioxide emissions from fossil-fuel combustion and cement production grew 5.9% in 2010. The impact of the 2008–2009 global financial crisis on emissions has been short-lived due to strong emissions growth in emerging economies, a return to emissions growth … Continue reading

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Total rise of CO2 emission since the Kyoto protocol to 49%

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Emissions from burning fossil fuels rose by 5.9% in 2010, bringing the total rise since 1990 – the baseline year for calculating emissions under the Kyoto protocol – to 49%. Measured over two decades, that is an average annual increase of 3.1%. … Continue reading

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Looming Amazon deforestation disaster

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Brazil’s Senate has decided to do away with long standing protections for the Amazon and other key forested areas. The new law opens vast new areas of forest to agriculture and cattle ranching and extends amnesties to illegal deforestation conducted … Continue reading

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