News tagged with carbon emissions

Ocean acidification slowing coral reef growth

New findings from fieldwork undertaken at the University of Sydney's One Tree Island Research Station provide evidence ocean acidification resulting from carbon dioxide emissions is already slowing coral reef growth.

dateFeb 24, 2016 in Environment
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Nearly 200 nations pledge to slow global warming

Nearly 200 nations adopted the first global pact to fight climate change on Saturday, calling on the world to collectively cut and then eliminate greenhouse gas pollution but imposing no sanctions on countries that don't.

dateDec 12, 2015 in Environment
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A breathing planet, off balance

Earth's oceans and land cover are doing us a favor. As people burn fossil fuels and clear forests, only half of the carbon dioxide released stays in the atmosphere, warming and altering Earth's climate. The other half is ...

dateNov 13, 2015 in Environment
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