CO2 levels mark 'new era' in the world's changing climate - BBC News

Levels of CO2 in the atmosphere have surged past an important threshold and may not dip below it for "many generations". The 400 parts per million benchmark was broken globally for the first time in recorded history in 2015. But according to the World ...and more »

What the ancient carbon dioxide record may mean for future climate change - Science Daily

... 2016; Source: University of California - Davis; Summary: Scientists have reconstructed the ancient atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2) record from about 300 million years ago. Their study reveals previously unknown fluctuations of atmospheric CO2 at ...and more »

Greenhouse Gas Levels Breaking All Records - Voice of America

FILE - Steam and smoke is seen over the coal burning power plant in Gelsenkirchen, Germany. Share. Share on Facebook · Share on Twitter · Share on Google+ · Email to a Friend. Print. GENEVA —. The World Meteorological Organization reports the level of ...and more »

El Niño drives concentration of CO2 in atmosphere to new high – UN weather agency - UN News Centre

24 October 2016 – Globally averaged concentration of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere surged again to new records in 2016, and, based on readings of the longest-established greenhouse gas monitoring station at Mauna Loa, Hawaii, the United Nations ...and more »

'New era of climate change reality' as emissions hit symbolic threshold - The Guardian

The WMO predicts carbon dioxide concentrations will stay above the symbolic 400ppm for the whole of 2016 and reach new highs. Photograph: Buddhika Weerasinghe/Getty Images. Share on Facebook · Share on Twitter · Share via Email; View more sharing ...and more »

We just entered an alarming 'new era' of global warming - Mashable

The sun sets beyond visitors to Liberty Memorial as the temperature hovers around 100 degrees in Kansas City, Mo. in July, 2016. Image: Charlie Riedel/AP. 2016%2f09%2f15%2f9c%2fhttpsd2mhye01h4nj2n.cloudfront.netmediazgkymde1lzaz.949e4 ...and more »

CO2 levels hit 400 ppm milestone: A prompt to turn Paris deal into action? - Christian Science Monitor

The UN World Meteorological Organization has said the world has passed 400 p.p.m., a symbolic carbon dioxide threshold. The UN announcement comes two weeks before a climate change summit in Morocco.and more »

Greenhouse gases milestone shows need for action: WMO - Reuters

Pedestrians walk along a footpath in front of a massive chimney billowing smoke for a coal-burning power station in central Beijing January 12, 2012. REUTERS/David Gray. By Alister Doyle and Tom Miles | OSLO/GENEVA. OSLO/GENEVA Greenhouse ...and more »

World enters 'new era of climate reality' as CO2 hits important threshold - CNBC

The average concentration of CO2 in the atmosphere hit the symbolic level of 400 parts per million (ppm) for the first time in 2015 and has continued to surge in 2016, according to the World Meteorological Organization. The WMO published its annual ...and more »

Greenhouse gases pass frightening new milestone - Irish Times

Planet Earth has passed a frightening new milestone, with the highest levels of greenhouse gases seen in the atmosphere for the last 3.5 million years. The globally averaged levels of carbon dioxide have breached the symbolic and psychologically ...and more »