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China's greenhouse gas emissions rising, undermining government’s climate push
Chinese methane emissions are rising at an alarming rate despite recent government regulations aimed at curbing the climate-changing pollutant, a new report has revealed.
Last year fourth warmest as greenhouse gases rise: EU's Copernicus Climate Change Service
Last year was the fourth warmest on record, extending a scorching streak driven by rising concentrations of man-made greenhouse gases, the European Union's Copernicus Climate Change Service says.
IKEA targets big cut in greenhouse gas emissions from production
IKEA, the world’s biggest furniture group, pledged on Friday to cut greenhouse gas emissions from its production by 80 percent in absolute terms by 2030 from their levels two years ago.
UN says level of greenhouse gases hit new high
The levels of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere, the main driver of climate change, have hit a new record high, the UN says, warning that the time to act was running out.
Double trouble: Plastics found to emit potent greenhouse gases
Hawai’i University researchers report the unexpected discovery that the most common plastics emit traces of methane and ethylene when exposed to sunlight.
Turkish agency builds greenhouse, teaches agriculture in Mexico
Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TİKA) has established two greenhouses in Mexico which will provide food to 300,000 people in a year, the state-run agency said.
Methane's greenhouse gas effect warming Earth's surface
For the first time, scientists have directly measured methane's growing greenhouse gas effect at Earth's surface.
Asphalt-based filter to sequester greenhouse gas at wellhead
Rice University scientists have found a way to make their asphalt-based sorbents better at capturing carbon dioxide from gas wells: Just add water.
Switching to organic farming could cut greenhouse gas emissions
Converting land from conventional agriculture to organic production could reduce greenhouse gas emissions, the run-off of excess nitrogen from fertilizers, and cut pesticide use.
Surprising carbon sink: Cement absorbs, stores greenhouse gas
Climate scientists have mostly treated cement as a net contributor to CO₂ emissions. New research suggests the building material isn't all bad.
Global deal reached to phase out super greenhouse gases
In a major step toward curbing global warming, the world community agreed on Saturday to phase out a category of dangerous greenhouse gases widely used in refrigerators and air conditioners.
Antarctic sees highest level of greenhouse gas in 4 million years
Carbon dioxide levels in Antarctica have reached their highest levels for four million years.
Greenhouse gas emissions rules proposed for planes
A UN panel proposed long-sought greenhouse gas emissions standards for airliners and cargo planes beginning in 2020 for new aircraft designs and three years later for designs already in production.
Europe's greenhouse gas emissions fall to record low
Greenhouse gas emissions in Europe have plunged to the lowest level ever recorded after the EU member states reported an estimated 23-percent drop in emissions between 1990 and 2014.
China to release climate pledges to UN
China, the world's largest emitter of greenhouse gases, is likely to soon submit to the UN its pledge on cutting back such emissions blamed for global warming, a top US official said.
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