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Propelled by the largest single-year increase in carbon dioxide in three decades, the amount of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere reached record highs in 2013, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) reported on Tuesday.
Scientists have long believed that a continental ice sheet formed more than 90 million years ago during the Late Cretaceous Period, but a new study has found evidence suggesting that this belief is incorrect.
New evidence points to troubling levels of carbon dioxide, the world’s primary greenhouse gas, in the Earth’s atmosphere.
Meteorologists have determined exactly how much carbon dioxide humans can emit into the atmosphere while ensuring that the earth does not heat up by more than two degrees.
WASHINGTON, Dec. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As President Obama prepares to travel to the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen, 14 members of the U.S.
Britainâ€™s former chief scientific adviser, David King, said Wednesday that wealthy nations must reduce greenhouse gas emissions to the current levels of India by 2050 to avoid catastrophic climate change.
According to a new study by scientists at the Carnegie Institution, halfway measures wonâ€™t do the job. To stabilize our planetâ€™s climate, we need to find ways to kick the carbon habit altogether.
- Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.