CO2 Just Hit An All-Time Record. But That’s Not The Worst Of It.

By Mark Kaufman, -

The Scripps Institution of Oceanography and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) announced Tuesday that the average carbon dioxide concentration in the atmosphere during May [...]

CO2 Levels Hit 415 PPM For First Time In 3 Million+ Years

By Jon Queally, -

Atmospheric levels of carbon registered 415 parts per million over the weekend at one of the world's key measuring stations, a concentration level researchers say has not existed in more than 3 [...]

Capturing CO2 From Air: To Keep Global Warming Under 1.5°C, Emissions Must Go Negative, IPCC Says

By Sabrina Shankman, -

The UN's latest global warming report made it clear that if the world is to avoid the worst impacts of climate change, society urgently needs to move away from fossil fuels completely. But to [...]

We Can Pull CO2 From Air, But It’s No Silver Bullet For Climate Change

By Sabrina Shankman, -

While technologies are being developed that can remove carbon dioxide from the air, they aren't yet feasible on the scale needed to slow global warming, Europe's national science academies warn [...]

Trump’s Climate Cuts Could Result In Half-Billion Extra Tons Of CO2 In The Air

By Marianne Lavelle, -

By Marianne Lavelle for Inside Climate News - President Donald Trump's planned climate change policies could lead to an extra half a billion tons of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere by 2025, [...]

Historic Shrinking Of Antarctic Ice Sheet Linked To CO2 Spike

By Stacy Morford, -

By Stacy Morford for LDEO - Twenty-three million years ago, the Antarctic Ice Sheet began to shrink, going from an expanse larger than today’s to one about half its modern size. Computer models [...]