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How Laundry Is Shortening Americas Carbon Footprint

When the Department of Energy started researching laundry in the late 1960 s and early 1970 s, its primary concern was identify the best ways to remove any radioactive contamination from protective garb worn by employees. During and after the 1970 s force crisis, however, Congress passed a series of laws that held government departments … Read More

Woody Vines Reduce A Forest’s Ability To Buffer Climate Change

Tropical groves store nearly a one-third of countries around the world aboveground, terrestrial carbon. But according to new detects published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Science this week, increasingly abundant woody vines announced lianas could shorten forest-wide carbon uptake by braking tree rise and causingearly tree death. Lianas depend on trees for help … Read More