carbon dioxide emissions

Concentration of CO2 in atmosphere hits record high

The concentration of carbon dioxide (CO2) in the atmosphere hits a new high, the UN says, warning that drastic action is needed to achieve targets set by the Paris climate agreement.

December 6, 2018
December 6, 2018

India, China, US 4th highest carbon dioxide emitters

India, China, the US and the European Union (EU) have been ranked as the world’s top four emitters respectively of carbon dioxide accounting for 58 percent of global emissions in 2017, according to a study.

October 30, 2017
October 30, 2017

Concentration of CO2 in atmosphere hits record high

The concentration of carbon dioxide (CO2) in the atmosphere hits a new high, the UN says, warning that drastic action is needed to achieve targets set by the Paris climate agreement.

June 10, 2016
June 10, 2016

Scientists turn chief global warming gas into harmless stone

Scientists have a found a quick way — but not a cheap one — to turn heat-trapping carbon dioxide gas into harmless rock.

January 15, 2016
January 15, 2016

QUIRKY SCIENCE

Annual global carbon dioxide emissions from fossil fuels could drop slightly in 2015, according to a report from the Global Carbon...