Carbon Pollution

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Brood X: Billions of cicadas to emerge after spending 17 years burrowed underground
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Brood X: Billions of cicadas to emerge after spending 17 years burrowed underground

After the brood mates and their eggs hatch, the young cicadas will go on to feed underground for another 17 years, in the brood of 2038.

EU admits that it will miss its targets for reducing greenhouse gases by 2030
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EU admits that it will miss its targets for reducing greenhouse gases by 2030

The 28-nation bloc is aiming to reduce 40 percent by 2030, some leaders called for the target to be raised.

Computer models that calculated climate change have more or less 'gotten it right'
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Computer models that calculated climate change have more or less 'gotten it right'

Results of 17 models used from 1970 and 2007 were studied to find how accurate their predictions were.

Carbon emissions around the world is increasing every year but at a lower rate
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Carbon emissions around the world is increasing every year but at a lower rate

China is the biggest polluter, with 28 percent of the 2019 emissions and the US No. 2 at 14.5 percent.

More than two-thirds of the populations in China, India, Thailand are at risk due to rising sea levels
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More than two-thirds of the populations in China, India, Thailand are at risk due to rising sea levels

Major storms that used to happen once a century will happen on average once a year in many places.

New, improved climate models show Earth warming faster than previously thought
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New, improved climate models show Earth warming faster than previously thought

A third to 99 percent of top-layer permafrost could melt by 2100 if carbon pollution is not abated.

Carbon budget: 14 years till we run out of the budget at current CO2 emission rate
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Carbon budget: 14 years till we run out of the budget at current CO2 emission rate

Greenhouse gases from melting permafrost and other natural sources will take 100 Gt of the budget.

New powder can capture carbon pollution from power plants cheaply, effectively
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New powder can capture carbon pollution from power plants cheaply, effectively

The technology could enable even developing nations to fight the worst effects of global warming.

Melting permafrost emissions pose serious threat to climate rescue plans: Study
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Melting permafrost emissions pose serious threat to climate rescue plans: Study

Some studies claim we have already overshot the 1.5 degree Celsius target due to thawing permafrost.

US cars, factories spew 5.38 bn tonnes of carbon dioxide in 2013
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US cars, factories spew 5.38 bn tonnes of carbon dioxide in 2013

American cars and factories spewed 5.38 billion tons of carbon dioxide in 2013, up from 5.27 billion in 2012, the report said. Carbon dioxide is the chief man-made global warming gas.

Obama administration pushes ahead with tough carbon pollution limit requirements
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Obama administration pushes ahead with tough carbon pollution limit requirements

The Obama administration is pressing ahead with tough requirements to limit carbon pollution from new coal-fired power plants, moving to impose for the first time strict limits on the pollution blamed for global warming