atmospheric co2

Slashing Coal Emissions Alone May Avert Climate Threat

Article: Slashing Coal Emissions Alone May Avert Climate Threat

NEW YORK, New York, September 12, 2008 (ENS) – An ongoing rise in atmospheric levels of the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide emitted by burning fossil fuels might be kept below harmful levels if emissions from coal are phased out within the next few decades, says Dr. James Hansen, director of the NASA Goddard Institute for…

Growth in China's CO2 Emissions Double Previous Estimates

Article: Growth in China's CO2 Emissions Double Previous Estimates

SAN DIEGO, California, March 11, 2008 (ENS) – The growth in China’s emissions of the primary greenhouse gas carbon dioxide, CO2, is far greater than previous estimates, making the goal of stabilizing atmospheric greenhouse gases much more difficult, finds a new analysis by economists at the University of California. The authors of the study, Maximillian…