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  • Friends of the Earth claims that classroom dust containing microscopic plasticizers is a proxy for the release of phthalate outgasses aka, offgasses; vapors slow released from soft plastic that campaigners claim causes everything from coughs to cancer but there's no scientific evidence that outgasses are dangerous.

    Jon Entine: Plastic Wars: Science Loses in Renewed Campaign Against Plasticizers

  • For years we've been warning homeowners that carpet outgasses toxins, traps dirt and dust mites and pollutes indoor air.

    Robyn Griggs Lawrence: 2010 Predictions: Smaller, Smarter, Greener Homes

  • And this drink, literaly, smokes -- or steams -- or outgasses -- or whatever the proper scientific term is for when a bit of dry ice is submerged in a potent mixture of tasty alcohol and makes it look like something Professor Snape would make Neville Longbottom drink.

    May 24th, 2008

  • Hans, since the ocean outgasses CO2 as it warms, at least some of the increase in CO2 is a result of the temperature rise from coming out of the Little Ice Age, and thus your statement that “all of the current rise of CO2 in the atmosphere is manmade” is demonstrably untrue …

    Trenberth [1984] « Climate Audit

  • Methane becomes ethane, which outgasses, and hydrogen, which liquefies and sinks.

    Asimov's Science Fiction

  • Only loads of research could force people to see gas as being "worse than coal," as alleged, since after all coal outgasses methane every moment that it's exposed to air -- on top of being Pigpen when it comes to releasing CO2 and toxins upon combustion.

    The Full Feed from

  • In fact I'd wonder if reheated plastic ever completely cures again or if it outgasses more ...???

    Original Signal - Transmitting Digg

  • Also, as the planet warms and carbon dioxide outgasses from the regolith, Mars’ ozone layer will thicken, providing extra UV shielding to both the surface and the ammonia-methane greenhouse gases in the atmosphere.

    The Case for Mars


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