Carbon Pollution News
Current rates of warming are likely to continue for at least another 10 to 20 years no matter how quickly humanity reduces carbon pollution.
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.
The 28-nation bloc is aiming to reduce 40 percent by 2030, some leaders called for the target to be raised.
Results of 17 models used from 1970 and 2007 were studied to find how accurate their predictions were.
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
Major storms that used to happen once a century will happen on average once a year in many places.
A third to 99 percent of top-layer permafrost could melt by 2100 if carbon pollution is not abated.
Greenhouse gases from melting permafrost and other natural sources will take 100 Gt of the budget.
The technology could enable even developing nations to fight the worst effects of global warming.
Some studies claim we have already overshot the 1.5 degree Celsius target due to thawing permafrost.
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.
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