Rate of CO2 rise is accelerating and hits new high

Greenhouse Gas Bulletin

In a world where we clearly need to be reducing our CO2 emissions, the observation that CO2 levels are rising at an accelerated rate is not exactly good news, but unfortunately that is exactly what the latest WMO Greenhouse Gas Bulletin tells us. On 30th October, the World Meteorological Organisation issued a press release “Greenhouse … Read more

Why are Carbon Dioxide levels still rising?

Justin Gillis, a journalist who covers science and climate change, writes within the New York Times  – Carbon in Atmosphere Is Rising, Even as Emissions Stabilize. So what is the story here, what is this about? He describes how a group of scientists are attempting to come to terms with a bit of a puzzle that … Read more

What Does Climate History reveal about our future?

A new and quite impressive paper has been published in Nature that lays out about two million years of climate history. What has happened in the past is a rather obviously valuable tool because it also enables us to understand the future we face. Prior to this specific paper only small windows of specific periods … Read more