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Greenhouse gas volumes reached new high in 2012

Greenhouse gas volumes reached new high in 2012

Nov 06, – Atmospheric volumes of greenhouse gases blamed for climate change hit a new record in 2012, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) said in its annual Greenhouse Gas Bulletin on Wednesday. “For all these major greenhouse gases the concentrations are reaching once again record levels,” WMO Secretary-General Michel Jarraud told a news conference in […]

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Will the EU roll back renewables to cut energy costs?

Will the EU roll back renewables to cut energy costs?

May 23, AP – Renewable energies, such as wind, solar and water, require continued support in Europe, according to EU Commissioner Günther Oettinger. Reductions in greenhouse gases must also continue, the commissioner said adding that 20 percent of Europe’s energy demands will be met by renewables by the year 2020. EU leaders want to see […]

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UN Climate chief: World in ‘new danger zone’ CO2 recorded 400 ppm

UN Climate chief: World in ‘new danger zone’ CO2 recorded 400 ppm

May 13, AP – When it breached the CO2 threshold of 400 parts per million (ppm) last week, the world “crossed an historic threshold and entered a new danger zone,” Christiana Figueres said in a statement urging policy action. The world has entered a “new danger zone” with levels of Earth-warming carbon dioxide in the […]

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