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Greenhouse gas levels pass symbolic 400ppm CO2 milestone | guardian.co.uk

The world’s air has reached what scientists call a troubling new milestone for carbon dioxide, the main global warming pollutant. Monitoring stations across the Arctic this spring are measuring more than 400 parts per million of the heat-trapping gas in the atmosphere. The number isn’t quite a surprise, because it’s been rising at an accelerating pace. Years ago, it passed ...

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EU to publish CO2 offset curb plans on Thursday

The European Commission will on Thursday publish proposals to restrict the use of certain industrial gas offsets in its emissions trading scheme from 2013, it said on its website on Wednesday. The long-awaited announcement will come at 1100 GMT, instead of during UN climate talks in Cancun, Mexico as it had intimated earlier this week. Read: Reuters AlertNet – EU to ...

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