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Greenhouse gas-caused warming felt in just months

The heat generated by burning a fossil fuel is surpassed within a few months by the warming caused by the release of its carbon dioxide into the atmosphere, according to new work from Carnegie's Xiaochun Zhang and Ken Caldeira ...

dateJun 02, 2015 in Environment
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EU targets 40% cut in emissions by 2030

EU ministers on Friday formally agreed the bloc's negotiating mandate for the upcoming climate talks in Paris, including a 40-percent cut in greenhouse gas emissions by 2030 over 1990 levels.

dateSep 18, 2015 in Environment
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