22 Sep '11, 3pm

CO2 emissions soared 45 percent from 1990 to 2010, new report says #carbon #emissions

22 Sep 2011: CO2 Emissions Soared 45 Percent from 1990 to 2010, Report Says Global carbon dioxide emissions increased by 45 percent between 1990 and 2010 , reaching a record high 33 billion tons last year, according to a report by the European Commission’s Joint Research Center. Can We Trust Climate Models? Increasingly, the Answer is ‘Yes’ Forecasting changes to the Earth’s climate has long presented a huge challenge to scientists. But better understanding of the climate system, improved observations of the current climate, and rapidly improving computing power are slowly leading to more reliable methods. READ MORE The report said that increased energy efficiency, renewable energy, and nuclear power are not compensating for a surge in emissions from developing countries, most notably China — with a 257 percent increase in CO2 emissions from 1990 to 210 — and India, whose ...

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