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CO2 emissions to rise in 2018 – IEA chief

Oct 18, 2018 - 3:54 PM

The energy sector accounts for 80% of global CO2 emissions, with most of the rest caused by deforestation and agriculture

Climate change will make rice less nutritious, putting millions of world's poor at risk

Jun 16, 2018 - 10:00 AM

Few people would associate fossil fuel combustion and deforestation with the nutritional content of rice, but our research clearly shows one way in which emitting fossil fuels could worsen world hunger challenges

FARMING. Rice farmer in Longsheng, China. kevincure, CC BY

Concentration of CO2 in atmosphere hits record high – UN

Oct 30, 2017 - 6:59 PM

The report also said that the last time Earth experienced similar CO2 concentration rates was 3 to 5 million years ago, when the sea level was up to 20 meters higher than now

EMISSIONS. The report also says that the last time Earth experienced similar CO2 concentration rates was 3 to 5 million years ago. Image from Shutterstock.

Surging methane emissions imperil climate goals

Dec 12, 2016 - 3:50 PM

After rising slowly from 2000 to 2006 the concentration of methane in the air climbed 10 times more quickly the following decade a study reveals

A methane extraction platform is seen at the Kivu Lake, in Gisenyi, Rwanda on April 17, 2016. Pablo Porciuncula/AFP

SONA 2016: Duterte, don’t get caught in the fog of global warming

Jul 31, 2016 - 3:00 PM

Rolly Calalang: Duterte’s lukewarm reception of the climate change agreement is not really out of line

Scientists turn CO2 into stone to fight climate change

Jun 10, 2016 - 7:24 PM

The pioneering experiment in Iceland mixes CO2 emissions with water and pumps it hundreds of meters underground into volcanic basalt rock – where it rapidly turns into a solid

CARBFIX. Image from https://www.or.is/en/projects/carbfix/why-carbfix

NASA readies satellite to measure atmospheric CO2

Jun 13, 2014 - 8:47 AM

NASA envisions it becoming the lead satellite for a 6 strong fleet that will circle the Earth every 99 minutes allowing nearly simultaneous observations across the globe

Germany now EU's worst polluter as CO2 emissions rise

May 07, 2014 - 11:23 PM

Germany Britain France Italy Poland Spain and the Netherlands account for 77 of the EU s CO2 emissions

Europe squabbling over greenhouse gas targets

Jan 11, 2014 - 2:26 PM

European nations stand sharply divided over setting new 2030 targets to reduce greenhouse gas emissions blamed for global warming

EU DIVISION. A source tells AFP that EU Climate Change Commissioner Connie Hedegaad (R) and Energy Commissioner Guenther Oettinger (L) are at odds over the EU's reduction target for CO2 emissions. File photo by Georges Gobet/AFP

Airline industry calls for CO2 emissions plan

Sep 24, 2013 - 8:08 AM

IATA calls for uniform global measures by 2020 to curb all aircrafts carbon emissions

SOARING. Robust economies in Asia and recovering ones in the eurozone boost global air traffic. File photo by AFP/Jay Directo

Climate chief warns of 'urgency' as CO2 levels rise

Apr 29, 2013 - 9:32 PM

UN climate chief Christiana Figueres stressed a heightened sense of urgency as CO2 levels approach a symbolic threshold never seen in human history