Carbon Dioxide in the Atmosphere hits record high – #Climate

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April 2018 is a notable but almost unnoticed moment in recorded human history. The average amount of CO2 in our atmosphere exceeded 410 parts per million for the first time in recorded history. Breath deeply, because you are breathing a unique mixture that no human ancestor ever experienced. “So what“, you might exclaim, “We have a … Read more

EPA poised to scrap fuel economy targets – Yikes! – #Climate

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This might or might not happen, or might happen but be watered down. The LA Times reports it as follows … EPA poised to scrap fuel economy targets that are key to curbing global warming — setting up clash with California The Trump administration is poised to abandon America’s pioneering fuel economy targets for cars … Read more

UK carbon emissions has fallen to levels last seen in 1890

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Carbon Brief, a UK based website that covers the latest developments in climate science, climate policy and energy policy, has published an analysis that points out just how dramatically the UKs CO2 emissions have fallen … Analysis: UK carbon emissions in 2017 fell to levels last seen in 1890 Carbon Brief analysis shows the UK’s CO2 … Read more