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  • BRPD checking cruisers for carbon monoxide poisoning

    July 28, 2017 8:08 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge police are looking into their own cruisers after officers in Texas raised concerns about exhaust fumes leaking into police cruisers. Both BRPD and the Austin Police Department drive Ford Explorer SUVs. APD recently pulled nearly 400 Explorers after their officers complained about potential carbon... more »
  • WATCH: how the oceans absorb carbon Play Video

    June 13, 2017 10:48 AM

    NASA -- The oceans play a significant role in absorbing greenhouse gases, like carbon dioxide, and heat from the atmosphere. This absorption can help mitigate the early effects of human-emissions of carbon dioxide. The Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation acts as a conveyor belt of ocean water from Florida to Greenland.... more »
  • US carbon pollution from power plants hits 27-year low

    August 5, 2015 3:22 PM

    WASHINGTON - The Energy Department says heat-trapping pollution from U.S. power plants hit a 27-year low in April. Energy Department economist Allen McFarland said a big factor was the long-term shift from coal to cleaner and cheaper natural gas. Outside experts also credit more renewable fuel use and energy... more »

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