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a heavy odorless colorless gas formed during respiration and by the decomposition of organic substances

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Limited carbon dioxide content increases (up to 0.5%) have also been shown to produce no harmful effects.
The investigators performed a series of 23-day trials in two 18-L laboratory-size respiratory ripening cells under controlled temperatures, about 6 C, at a relative humidity of about 75%, and at a carbon dioxide content of 0.5% to 1%.
Pertamina needs financially powerful partners with high technology to develop the reserve, believed to be one of him largest in the world, as the gas has high carbon dioxide content.
This would not measurably alter atmospheric carbon dioxide content, nor change the weather.
The department also gathers samples of tobacco products which it then has analysed in laboratories to determine the tar, nicotine and carbon dioxide content.
Army Snow, Ice and Permafrost Research Establishment, Wilmette, Ill., said the bubbles are now being analyzed for their carbon dioxide content. If the analysis shows a lower percentage of the gas in the ancient atmosphere and an increase in later years, this will indicate more carbon dioxide enveloping the earth due to industrialization.
However, the question about the low temperature of the atmosphere of Mars notwithstanding its high carbon dioxide content appeared sincere and deserves a serious answer.
Our Green Doc, Prof Paul Younger, replies: "The notion of paying for activities that reduce the carbon dioxide content of the atmosphere (either by removing it or preventing its release) is generally known as "off-setting".
Thompson that noted: "Changes in carbon dioxide content lag those in temperature by five months." Far more striking was a report entitled Ozone & Global Warming: Are the Problems Real?, in which physicist Baliunas noted: "Most of the temperature rise of the last 100 years occurred before the greenhouse gases from human activities existed in the atmosphere.
2) The air's carbon dioxide content has increased by approximately a third during the last 200 years.
A mother's exhaled breath, high in carbon dioxide, is blown into an infant's face, increasing the carbon dioxide content in the infant's environment.
Once proved commercially viable, it will be suitable for gas fields with a high carbon dioxide content, many of which are found in Southeast Asia, they said.
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