Bacon, beer and and all things fizzy at risk after CO2 shortage

2018-06-26 16:06

With it being Summer across certain parts in Europe, could this mean beerless braais for them?

Globe doubles commitment to cut fossil fuels - report

2016-12-12 18:01

Global commitments to divest from fossil fuels doubled in 2016, the Global Fossil Fuel Divestment and Clean Energy Investment Movement report has revealed.

CO2 may 'intoxicate' fish

2016-01-21 07:04

By mid-century, higher levels of carbon dioxide in ocean water could leave fish 'intoxicated'.

US states try to block Obama clean power plan

2015-08-14 21:36

Fifteen US states have petitioned a federal court to block new rules by President Barack Obama's administration to encourage clean power and cut harmful carbon emissions from power plants.

Japan's CO2 emissions second-highest on record

2015-04-14 11:15

Japan's greenhouse-gas emissions have risen to the second-highest on record in the year ended March 2014, reflecting a rise in coal-fired power.

Burying carbon dioxide could slow climate change

2014-03-27 15:38

A radical policy shift is needed to slow climate change this century and a new technology involves piping carbon dioxide away and burying it deep underground.

Global temperatures to rise 4°C by 2100

2014-01-11 05:00

Research indicates that global average temperatures will rise at least 4°C by 2100 and potentially more than 8°C by 2200 if carbon dioxide emissions are not reduced.

CO2 removal may lower costs of climate protection

2013-04-16 08:13

An analysis shows that carbon dioxide removal could be used under certain requirements to alleviate the most costly components of mitigation, but it would not replace the bulk of actual emissions reductions.


Earth just hit a terrifying milestone for the first time in more than 800,000 years

2018-05-09 10:22

For the first time, average monthly levels of CO2 exceeded 410 parts per million in April, according to observations from the Mauna Loa Observatory. Human activity has pushed those gas levels into uncharted territory. There will be deadly consequences.

Plants won't boost global warming much

2016-03-16 22:01

Vegetation will release far less extra carbon dioxide in a warming world than previously assumed, giving humans a bit more room.

Southern Ocean soaks up more greenhouse gases

2015-09-10 21:05

The vast Southern Ocean around Antarctica has started to soak up more greenhouse gases from the atmosphere in recent years, helping limit climate change.

Carbon emissions from new cars in EU fall

2015-04-16 10:45

Average carbon dioxide emissions from new cars sold in the European Union have fallen 2.6% last year, beating goals set for 2015.

Rising CO2 may cut nutrient levels in crops

2014-05-08 13:37

The amounts of two important nutrients, zinc and iron, were found to be lower in wheat, rice, soybeans and field peas grown with higher levels of carbon dioxide.

Gases that damage ozone layer found in ice and air

2014-03-10 12:31

Experts are trying to pinpoint sources of four man-made gases that damage the earth's ozone layer, found in Greenland's ice and in air samples in Tasmania and Australia.

Carbon footprint of shoes damaging environment

2013-05-23 08:21

Study finds the bulk of shoes’ carbon footprint comes from manufacturing processes.

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