Tag «gas»

What Is Greenhouse Gas?

What Is Greenhouse Gas?

Growing up I thought the greenhouse effect was caused by hairspray, but now I know that only style can be caused by hair spray…and OK. Harmful greenhouse gases too. So, what is greenhouse gas anyway? OK. Greenhouse gas is not one particular gas. It’s actually numerous different types of gases; water vapor, methane, carbon dioxide, …

Gaseous dielectric | Wikipedia audio article

Gaseous dielectric | Wikipedia audio article

A dielectric gas, or insulating gas, is a dielectric material in gaseous state. Its main purpose is to prevent or rapidly quench electric discharges. Dielectric gases are used as electrical insulators in high voltage applications, e.g. transformers, circuit breakers (namely sulfur hexafluoride circuit breakers), switchgear (namely high voltage switchgear), radar waveguides, etc. A good dielectric …

‘Revolutionary’ CO2 maps zoom in on greenhouse gas sources

‘Revolutionary’ CO2 maps zoom in on greenhouse gas sources

>>This video presents results from the Vulcan Project, an effort to quantify fossil fuel CO2 emissions over the United States in high space and time resolution. We’ll also be showing those emissions transported through the atmosphere using an atmospheric transport model. Many people have contributed to the Vulcan Project, including researchers at Purdue University, Colorado …

Is it Too Late to Solve Climate Change?

Is it Too Late to Solve Climate Change?

We can’t just sweep climate change under the rug. But what if we swept it 7000 ft under ground? You know if you visit a hot night club in Miami, you might see some international models dancing to some bass heavy techno music. But in the near future you might just see fish. You see, …

Advancing collaboration between forest and oil and gas sectors

Advancing collaboration between forest and oil and gas sectors

The forest sector and oil and gas industries are cornerstones of Canada’s economy. But how can these industries work together and learn from each other to build a future that is more innovative and environmentally responsible? Natural Resources Canada’s Canadian Forest Service is finding innovative ways to get more value from trees. Introducing FOR-C. The …