News tagged with carbon dioxide

Historic climate pact enters into force

A hard-fought pact to stave off worst-case-scenario global warming enters into force Friday after record-fast ratification by nations reassembling next week for a fresh round of UN climate talks.

dateNov 04, 2016 in Environment
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New, space-based view of human-made carbon dioxide

Scientists have produced the first global maps of human emissions of carbon dioxide ever made solely from satellite observations of the greenhouse gas. The maps, based on data from NASA's Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2 (OCO-2) ...

dateNov 02, 2016 in Environment
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Cloudy feedback on global warming

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory researchers have identified a mechanism that causes low clouds - and their influence on Earth's energy balance - to respond differently to global warming depending on their spatial pattern.

dateOct 31, 2016 in Earth Sciences
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