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Tag: "Greenhouse Gases"

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Carbon dioxide set an all-time monthly high in May

Carbon dioxide set an all-time monthly high in May

It’s official: carbon dioxide set an all-time monthly record. A sobering reminder that humans are pushing the climate into a state unseen in millions of years.

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Scorching July is world’s hottest month on record

Scorching July is world’s hottest month on record

The reign of record hot months in 2016 continues, with last month claiming the title of hottest July on record globally, according to data released by NASA on Monday.

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We have almost certainly blown the 1.5℃ global warming target

We have almost certainly blown the 1.5℃ global warming target

We probably have only about a decade before we break through the ambitious 1.5℃ global warming target agreed to by the world’s nations in Paris.

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March global temperatures jump 0.36°C over previous record

March global temperatures jump 0.36°C over previous record

The past 11 months have been the hottest such months in 135 years of record keeping.

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2015 shatters hottest year mark; 2016 hot on its heels?

2015 shatters hottest year mark; 2016 hot on its heels?

It’s official: 2015 was the hottest year on record, beating out 2014 by the widest margin in 136 years of record keeping.

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Underwater solar cells turn greenhouse gases into 'solar fuel'

Underwater solar cells turn greenhouse gases into ‘solar fuel’

Engineers at Stanford University have discovered how to use the sun’s energy to combine water and CO2 to create chemical products.

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Incredible October warmth guarantees record hot 2015

Incredible October warmth guarantees record hot 2015

Yet another record-breaking month has raised the odds that this year will be the hottest one humanity has ever experienced.

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Keystone XL proponents ask for 'pause'. Hoping for Republican president?

Keystone XL proponents ask for ‘pause’. Hoping for Republican president?

TransCanada Corp. has asked the State Department to suspend its review of the company’s permit application for its controversial Keystone XL Pipeline.

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Most countries need to at least double their efforts on climate: study

Most countries need to at least double their efforts on climate: study

To limit global warming to 2C we can’t emit more than another trillion tonnes of greenhouse gases. Burning fossil fuels is a major source.

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Sweltering September sets global records

Sweltering September sets global records

September 2015 was warmer than average by a bigger margin than any of the 1,629 months in records of National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

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2015 edges closer to warmest year on record after hottest July

2015 edges closer to warmest year on record after hottest July

If you’re a betting person, it would be close to a sure bet to go all-in on 2015 taking the title of warmest year on record.