News : Too Much Greenhouse Gas!

Jul 5, 2013

From the Green Energy TImes:

By Tricia Dinkel

Records are set and then they are broken. In many cases, breaking a record is celebrated—even commemorated through ceremony or accolade. Late last week, atop the Hawaiian volcano Mauna Loa a worldwide record was broken, and while news of the milestone spread fast and far there came no approbation, no celebration and no solace in the achievement.

On May 10, 2013, for the first time in human history, the daily average concentration of atmospheric carbon dioxide surpassed 400 parts per million, indicating the continued increase of fossil fuel burning despite mounting warnings and scientific evidence linking fossil fuel emissions, like CO2 to global climate change.

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