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noun as in issuance, diffusion

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Three studies published this week examine some of the issues of negative emissions in detail.

Those data show that jumps in CO2 emissions happened at about the same time as strong earthquakes, and emissions dropped off when quakes were smaller and farther between.

Major oil and gas companies, particularly in Europe, have pledged to cut their emissions dramatically—leaving the future of their assets, some of them still un-drilled, in question.

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Studies have shown the product to reduce methane emissions by about 20 percent in meat cattle, according to the New York Times.

The fee price would then drop as carbon emissions drop, he said.

The United States and China announced new greenhouse emission targets late Tuesday night.

The joint-announcement should also put to bed long-term disagreements between Beijing and Washington over emission targets.

However, researchers measured a decrease in X-ray emission last year: something new was blocking the light from reaching us.

“Climate change” itself is now a dirty emission rarely uttered from the mouths of Republican leaders.

Not words, of course, but an ongoing emission of verbal fragments.

On the other hand, if too thin the emission is comparatively easy, but lacks intensity and is termed "hollow."

The violin was of good reputation for its tone of fine quality, quantity and ease of emission.

The emission of odors and acute sensibility to them is the only presumable agency at work in those instances.

Thereupon his anxiety became extreme, and simultaneously he experienced his first seminal emission.

On one occasion, however, he had a seminal emission during the night in association with a feeling of anxiety.


On this page you'll find 25 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to emission, such as: discharge, radiation, ejaculation, ejection, emanation, and exhalation.

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