Emissions

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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Powering the Earth

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By Matt Barringer, CNN Design Ever wondered how much carbon the world emits from the power it uses? The colored circles show each region's population and their electricity consumption and carbon emissions. Use the slider at the top to see annual emissions generated from 1980 to 2007. Click on the name of the regions at the top for a closer view of the relevant figures. ... Read more about Powering the Earth

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