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a thin paper coated on one side with a dark waxy substance (often containing carbon)

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a copy made with carbon paper

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We reduce potential future carbon emissions by: * Opening markets for low carbon technologies; * leading industry collaborations to commercialise technologies; * investing in early-stage low carbon companies.
Raine of the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York City says that the new study, while extensive, falls short of establishing a clear link between carbon monoxide and a dampened immune response.
Use this equation to calculate the number of trees needed to absorb the carbon dioxide released each year from the use of certain appliances: (kilograms of carbon dioxide released) / (11 kilograms of carbon dioxide absorbed per tree) = number of trees.
While big trees don't sequester carbon as fast as young, growing trees, they are carbon sinks that store tremendous amounts of terrestrial carbon.
The commercial aircraft industry followed aerospace's lead and began using carbon fiber in the mid-1970s.
The company's December "Air Issues" report that examined the financial implications of future scenarios of carbon constraints also has won praise.
The Center for the Study of Carbon Dioxide and Global Change maintains a database, available online, tracking the startling results of many of these studies.
The most significant advantage of mineral carbonation by magnesite is that it is the only permanent form of carbon sequestration.
In steel castings, particularly those with thick sections, pockmarking may appear on casting surfaces, In high-alloy steels, such as stainless and nickel-base alloys, appreciable amounts of undesirable surface porosity and carbon pickup might occur.
Carbon monoxide is a colorless, odorless poisonous gas that inhibits the blood's ability to carry oxygen to organs and tissue.
Depending on their size and shape, the electronic properties of carbon nanotubes can be metallic or semiconducting.
This pivotal document suggested that carbon sinks, like emissions reductions, could be credited under an international framework to reduce greenhouse gases.
Driving the creative trade is concern over climate changes caused by the uncontrolled burning of fossil fuels, like gas and oil, which release heat-trapping carbon dioxide and other "greenhouse gases.
While many climate change naysayers argue that trying to stop global warming would be an economy-killer, some environmentalists in the Midwest are beginning to see a way to take more carbon out of the air while also improving their farm economies.
NYSE: CYT) has completed the site selection for a carbon fiber expansion project announced last year; with Greenville, S.