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‘Time Is Running Out’ To Stop Rising CO2 Levels, Says UN

May 30th, 2014 · No Comments

‘Time Is Running Out’ To Stop Rising CO2 Levels, Says UN
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by Noah Rayman posted on May 28, 2014 04:52PM GMT
April was the first time the monthly average of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere passed 400 parts per million, a threshold that the U.N. says has “symbolic and scientific significance”.

The amount of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere reached a record high last month, according to the UN’s weather agency, highlighting the need to curb rising greenhouse gas emissions.

The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) said Monday that the monthly average CO2 concentration in the northern hemisphere surpassed 400 parts per million in April. CO2 levels have topped 400 before, but this is the first time the monthly average passed the threshold, which the UN says has “symbolic and scientific significance.”
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