News tagged with greenhouse gas emissions

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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Global warming to pick up in 2015, 2016: experts

Man-made global warming is set to produce exceptionally high average temperatures this year and next, boosted by natural weather phenomena such as El Nino, Britain's top climate and weather body said in a report Monday.

dateSep 14, 2015 in Environment
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Nitrous oxide from urine patches in pastures

Commonly known as 'laughing gas' and currently used both in anaesthetics and as a 'legal high', nitrous oxide (N2O) is a powerful greenhouse gas produced in the soil by micro-organisms, especially so on land grazed by animals.

dateSep 02, 2015 in Environment
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