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Greenhouse gas concentrations reach record high

Greenhouse gas concentrations reach record high

Greenhouse gas levels in the atmosphere have reached record breaking levels again, according to a report released by the United Nations World Meteorological Organization (WMO) on Thursday. Observations from the WMO Global Atmosphere Watch (GAW) show that carbon dioxide levels in the …Continue reading

Planting Trees Cannot Replace Cutting Carbon Dioxide Emissions, Scientists Say

A new study argues that a singular focus on planting trees will not help in keeping global warming to well below two degrees celsius above the pre-industrial levels. To ensure that global temperature remains under this safe limit, the signatories to the …Continue reading

Applications Open for Global Competition in Clean Technology

A competition under the Global Cleantech Innovation Programme (GCIP) has now opened applications for 2017. GCIP is a joint initiative of the Global Environment Facility (GEF) and the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO). This is the world’s largest clean technology competition …Continue reading