Arkiv for kategorien ‘Greenhouse Gases’

The Amount Of Carbon Dioxide In Our Air Just Reached A New Record

søndag, 6. juli 2014

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Climateprogress: On Monday, scientists at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Mauna Loa observatory in Hawaii told Climate Central that…

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April Becomes 1st Month With CO2 Levels Above 400 PPM

søndag, 18. maj 2014

co2 april 2014

ClimateCentral: The first measurement in excess of 400 ppm was made on May 9, 2013. This year, the level rose…

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Carbon dioxide in atmosphere at record level

fredag, 2. maj 2014

USA to day: For the first time in human history and likely for the first time in at least 800,000…

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How much of the world’s carbon reserves can we burn? – interactive

fredag, 11. april 2014

carbon ressources

Guardian: Burning remaining fossil fuel reserves will release carbon dioxide that will trigger different warming scenarios

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Global warming’s biggest offenders

fredag, 17. januar 2014

national climate contribution

Cartogram of national climate contributions Here, the geographic area of each country has been scaled such that the coloured area…

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Emissions still increasing, according to leaked IPCC findings

fredag, 17. januar 2014

Guardian: Delaying action on global warming will only increase the costs and reduce the options for dealing with its worst…

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“when in a hole, stop digging”

onsdag, 27. november 2013


Yesterday, Oil Change International (OCI) published its great new interactive graphic that shows that fossil fuel reserves continue to grow, whereas…

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The Climate Change Performance Index 2014

onsdag, 20. november 2013

A comparison of the 58 top CO2 emitting nations

Germanwatch: The Climate Change Performance Index is an instrument supposed to enhance…

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CO2 emissions increased by 2.1% in 2012

tirsdag, 19. november 2013

Global Carbon Project: In 2012, global CO2 emissions were dominated by emission from China (27%), the USA (14%), the EU…

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Greenhouse Gas Concentrations in Atmosphere Reach New Record

torsdag, 7. november 2013

WMO:  – The amount of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere reached a new record high in 2012, continuing an upward…

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Abundant fossil fuels leave clean energy out in the cold

torsdag, 7. november 2013

Guardian: The past decade has seen a transformation in clean energy – the price of solar panels has fallen by…

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2012 sees slowdown in the increase in global CO2 emissions

mandag, 4. november 2013

pbl 2013

PBL: Actual global emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2) reached a new record of 34.5 billion tonnes in 2012. Yet, the…

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US: EPA Proposes Carbon Pollution Standards for New Power Plants

lørdag, 21. september 2013

US EPA: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today proposed Clean Air Act standards to cut carbon pollution from new…

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China’s coal-fired economy dying of thirst

onsdag, 24. juli 2013

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The Advocate: Daliuta in Shaanxi province sits on top of the world’s biggest underground coal mine, which requires millions of…

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Global CO2 Emissions: Increases Dwarf Recent U.S. Reductions

torsdag, 4. juli 2013

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The Yale Forum: Global climate change is, by its very nature, a global problem.

The emission reductions in recent years in…

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World has 10 years of shale oil

tirsdag, 11. juni 2013

shale oil 2013 eia us world

eia:  This report provides an initial assessment of shale oil resources and updates a prior assessment of shale gas resources…

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What Does 400 ppm Look Like?

lørdag, 27. april 2013

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Scripps Institution of Oceanography: A daily record of atmospheric carbon dioxide from Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego


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The carbon intensity of the global energy supply has barely changed in 20 years

torsdag, 18. april 2013

iea 2013

Progress towards clean energy has stalled, IEA says

Today, the International Energy Agency (IEA) released Tracking Clean Energy Progress 2013

Key Findings:

Stark messages…

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Why can’t we quit fossil fuels?

onsdag, 17. april 2013

Guardian: We have far more oil, coal and gas than we can safely burn. For all the millions of words…

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Information is beautiful

tirsdag, 12. marts 2013

information is beautiful

How many gigatons of Co2:

- have been relased to day ?

-more can be “safely” released ?

-are left to release ?

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How Much Will Tar Sands Oil Add to Global Warming?

torsdag, 24. januar 2013

Scientific America: To constrain climate change, such unconventional oil use needs to be stopped, according to scientists. More

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Point of No Return

onsdag, 23. januar 2013

greenpeace point of no return

Greenpeace: The world is quickly reaching a point of no return for preventing the worst impacts of climate change. Continuing…

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Pollution from car emissions killing millions in China and India

mandag, 17. december 2012

Guardian: An explosion of car use has made fast-growing Asian cities the epicentre of global air pollution and become, along…

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FACTBOX-Climate negotiating positions of big greenouse emitters

torsdag, 22. november 2012

AlertNet: More than 190 countries are meeting in Doha, Qatar, from Nov. 26 to Dec. 7 to make progress on…

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Greenhouse Gas Concentrations Reach New Record

onsdag, 21. november 2012

WMO: The amount of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere reached a new record high in 2011, according to the World…

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Turn Down the Heat

mandag, 19. november 2012

world bank turn down the heat

World Bank: The report, reviewed by some of the world’s top scientists, is being released ahead of the next comprehensive…

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World on track for 6C warming without carbon cuts

onsdag, 7. november 2012

Guardian: The slow rate of emissions cuts in major economies has put the world on track for “at least six…

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Unburnable Carbon

tirsdag, 6. november 2012

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Are the world’s financial markets carrying a carbon bubble?

Carbon Tracker:

* Already in 2011, the world has used over a third…

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World Bank urges nations to end ‘wasteful’ gas flaring

onsdag, 24. oktober 2012

Guardian: Figures show gas flaring among major oil countries contributes as much to climate change as a major economy like…

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Per capita CO2 emissions in China reached European level

torsdag, 19. juli 2012

Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency (PBL)

Global emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2) increased by 3% last year, reaching an all-time high of…

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The gigatonne gap in China’s carbon dioxide inventories

tirsdag, 19. juni 2012

Nature climate change Early warning of climate tipping points - Nature Climate Change - Nature Publishing Group 2011-06-27 11-04-23

We compile the CO2 emission inventories for China and its 30 provinces for the period 1997–2010. However, CO2 emissions calculated…

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Carbon dioxide levels reach milestone at Arctic sites

lørdag, 2. juni 2012

NOAA: The concentration of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere of Barrow, Alaska, reached 400 parts per million (ppm) this spring,…

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Higher EU greenhouse gas emissions in 2010 due to economic recovery and cold winter

onsdag, 30. maj 2012

EEA: Greenhouse gas emissions increased in 2010, as a result of both economic recovery in many countries after the 2009…

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Global carbon-dioxide emissions increase by 1.0 Gt in 2011 to record high

torsdag, 24. maj 2012

IEA: Global carbon-dioxide (CO2) emissions from fossil-fuel combustion reached a record high of 31.6 gigatonnes (Gt) in 2011, according to…

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Global warming: New research emphasizes the role of economic growth

fredag, 4. maj 2012

TerraDaily: It’s a message no one wants to hear: To slow down global warming, we’ll either have to put the…

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How to curb discharge of the most potent greenhouse gas

torsdag, 19. april 2012

A 50 percent reduction in meat consumption and emissions is needed

Woods Hole Research Center: Meat consumption in the developed world…

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2012 U.S. Greenhouse Gas Inventory Report

tirsdag, 17. april 2012

EPA: The Inventory of U.S. greenhouse gas emissions and sinks tracks the national trend in greenhouse gas emissions and removals…

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torsdag, 12. april 2012

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Country sizes show the carbon footprint of all goods and services consumed in a nation, including imports and excluding exports.…

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Signs of thawing permafrost revealed from space

tirsdag, 27. marts 2012

ESA: Satellite are seeing changes in land surfaces in high detail at northern latitudes, indicating thawing permafrost. This releases greenhouse…

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Asia Pacific to triple carbon emissions unless it changes course

lørdag, 18. februar 2012

(AlertNet) – Asia Pacific could triple its carbon emissions by 2050 if it continues its unsustainable use of resources, putting…

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A visualisation of Europe’s energy – interactive

tirsdag, 27. december 2011

greenhouse gas eu — Europe’s energy

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Rapid growth in CO2 emissions after the 2008–2009 global financial crisis

mandag, 5. december 2011

global carbon project

Global carbon dioxide emissions increased by a record 5.9 per cent in 2010 following the dampening effect of the 2008-2009…

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Saving tomorrow today? That was yesterday…

mandag, 28. november 2011

CarbonEmissionMap_2009 worldmapper

Carbon Emissions 2009: Views of The World

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Greenhouse Gas Concentrations Continue Climbing

mandag, 21. november 2011

(WMO) –The amount of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere reached a new high in 2010 since pre-industrial time and the…

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Steep increase in global CO2 emissions despite reductions by industrialised countries

torsdag, 29. september 2011

PBL Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency:

Global emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2) – the main cause of global warming – increased by…

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Carbon Emissions 2000

søndag, 25. september 2011

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Territory size shows the proportion of carbon dioxide emissions in 2000 that were directly from there.

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Earth’s Acidity Rising

søndag, 25. september 2011

USGS Responds to Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill_1273577340300

Human use of Earth’s natural resources is making the air, oceans, freshwaters, and soils more acidic, according to a U.S.…

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Evidence for under-reported western European emissions of the potent greenhouse gas HFC-23

torsdag, 25. august 2011

Key Points:

HFC-23 emissions in western Europe are significantly underreported

Our results question the credibility of the data reported for the Kyoto…

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Slowing climate change by targeting gases other than carbon dioxide

onsdag, 3. august 2011

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NOAA: Carbon dioxide remains the undisputed king of recent climate change, but other greenhouse gases measurably contribute to the problem.…

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Cape Grim Greenhouse Gas Data, CO2, N2O, CH4

mandag, 20. juni 2011

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The latest greenhouse gas data updated monthly from one of the cleanest air sources in the world.

Cape Grim, on Tasmania’s…

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Atmospheric CO2 data