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New Web-based Application to Compare Global Carbon Maps

A Closer Look at Moderating Views of Climate Sensitivity

Originally Published by NY Times

– An experienced climate scientist joins those seeing less warming from the building greenhouse effect.

Benefits of emissions cuts kick in only next century

 Jan Håkan Dahlström/Plainpicture)

Has the Kyoto protocol done more harm than good?

 WestEnd61/Rex Features)Originally Published by New Scientist - Fifteen years after its painful birth in Kyoto, Japan, the world's first legally binding agreement to limit emissions of greenhouse gases has now ended.

The world to burn as much coal as oil by 2017

Originally Published by New Scientist

– Capturing the emissions of the most polluting fossil fuel is the only hope of reducing climate change

Doha Outcome: Kyoto Protocol Lives, Global Climate Deal by 2015

Originally Published by ENS

– At the UN’s annual climate change conference just concluded in Doha, 194 countries agreed to an extension of the Kyoto Protocol through 2020.

Major shift at UN climate summit

 BBCOriginally Published by the BBC - UN delegates in Qatar agree that rich countries should compensate poor nations for climate damage, and extend the Kyoto Protocol until 2020.

With Carbon Dioxide Emissions at Record High, Worries on How to Slow Warming

Originally Published by NY Times

– Global emissions of carbon dioxide were at a record high in 2011 and are likely to take a similar jump in 2012, scientists reported Sunday — the latest indication that efforts to limit such emissions are failing.

Ten African countries unite to protect rainforests

Image of Kakum Rainforest, Ghana. Credit; oneVillage Initiative

Kakum Rainforest, Ghana.

Lowest US carbon emissions won’t slow climate change

Originally Published by New Scientist

– Thanks to a rise in the use of natural gas, emissions are at their lowest since 1992. The fall will boost the natural gas industry, but in reality the emissions have simply been exported.

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