Carbon emissions

Carbon Levels in the Atmosphere Hit Feared Milestone

May 10, 2013

Alarming news on the climate change front this Friday. Scientific measurements show that the heat-trapping gas has now reached an average daily level above 400 parts per million (ppm) for the first time in three million years. This raises the prospects of drastic climatic shifts and higher sea levels. Related Posts:Chasing Ice Opens in the […]

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European Energy Companies Form Alternative Energy Alliance

February 29, 2012

European energy companies have come together to call for 2030 targets in emissions reductions, alternative energy and energy efficiency. Related Posts:Big Solar Power Plans for TunisiaProtest in London Against UK Biofuel SubsidiesGreece Looks To Solar Power To Boost EconomyBiofuel Indirect Land Use on European Commission Agenda in 2011Recession has driven reduction in greenhouse emissions

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Hybrid Cars Are Cleaner Than Joggers

April 30, 2011

This finding will leave you breathless. A physiology professor at the University of Milan conclucded that four men running, walking and riding bicycles emit more carbon dioxide than hybrid cars. He also compared it to gas and diesel cars, which beat the men in terms of carbon emissions. Related Posts:Carbon Levels in the Atmosphere Hit […]

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iPhone’s Green Track Record Will Make You See Red

April 21, 2011

A neatly designed chart designed by Geekaphone condenses the iPhone’s impact on the environment and the people who manufacture it in poor countries. Related Posts:No Related Posts Found! Go find some…

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Economists Propose Flight Tax to Mitigate Effects of Climate Change

April 1, 2011

Economists at the International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED) said that a small tax on international airline tickets could raise $10bn a year. The money could be used to help people adapt to the impacts of climate change. Related Posts:Carbon Levels in the Atmosphere Hit Feared MilestoneChasing Ice Opens in the UKMoving Planet Invites […]

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