Greenhouse Gases

World Needs Clean Energy Revolution: UN chief

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UNITED NATIONS — Rich and poor nations need a "clean energy revolution" in order to cut greenhouse gas emissions responsible for global warming, UN chief Ban Ki-moon said here Wednesday.

 

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CO2 At New Highs Despite Economic Slowdown

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Alister Doyle, Environment Correspondent OSLO - A man fishes on the ice-covered Kazanka River, with the air temperature at about -25 degrees Celsius (-13 degrees Fahrenheit), in the Russian city of Kazan January 17, 2010. Credit: Reuters/Andrei Rudakov

OSLO (Reuters) - Levels of the main greenhouse gas in the atmosphere have risen to new highs in 2010 despite an economic slowdown in many nations that braked industrial output, data showed on Monday. ... Read more about CO2 At New Highs Despite Economic Slowdown

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US Cult Of Greed Is Now A Global Environmental Threat, Report Warns

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Excessive consumption has spread to developing countries and could wipe out efforts to slow climate change, Worldwatch Institute says. The average American consumes more than his or her weight in products each day, fuelling a global culture of excess that is emerging as the biggest threat to the planet, according to a report published today. ... Read more about US Cult Of Greed Is Now A Global Environmental Threat, Report Warns

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The Copenhagen Diagnosis

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Authors of the landmark 2009 climate report "The Copenhagen Diagnosis" estimate that by 2020 industrial nations must reduce their greenhouse gas emissions by around 40% below 1990 levels to secure a decent chance of avoiding dangerous human interference with the climate system. ... Read more about The Copenhagen Diagnosis

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Monitor Climate Pledges On New UNEP Site

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