News tagged with emission levels

Governments 'misjudging' scale of CO2 emissions

Policy makers in Europe and United States are markedly underestimating the changes needed to mitigate CO2 emission required to prevent dangerous climate change because they work in 'silos', according to pioneering research. ...

Feb 21, 2010
3.4 / 5 (16) 3

What could 4 degree warming mean for the world?

(PhysOrg.com) -- A leading climate scientist has presented new research findings on the increasing potential for a 4 degrees Celsius rise in global temperatures if the current high emissions of greenhouse ...

Sep 28, 2009
2.1 / 5 (13) 11

Choosing a Low Radiation Cell Phone

(PhysOrg.com) -- An Environmental Working Group (EWG) team has released a consumer guide on the radiation levels emitted by over 1,000 cell phones sold in the U.S. The guide is the most comprehensive ever ...

Sep 10, 2009 weblog
4.4 / 5 (12) 10

Pollution figures put Europe under spotlight

European policy makers must collaborate more closely in the fight against global warming, according to a leading expert who compiled the most detailed ever record of greenhouse gas emissions across the continent.

Jun 23, 2009
2 / 5 (13) 4

Global warming to carry big costs for California

(AP) -- From agricultural losses to devastation wrought by wildfires, California's economy is expected to see significant costs resulting from global warming in the decades ahead, according to a new report.

Mar 12, 2009
4.3 / 5 (56) 11