News tagged with greenhouse gas emissions

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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An overlooked source of carbon emissions

Nations that pledged to carry out the Paris climate agreement have moved forward to find practical ways to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, including efforts to ban hydrofluorocarbons and set stricter fuel-efficiency standards. ...

dateNov 02, 2016 in Environment
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