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Despite COVID-19 lockdowns, greenhouse gases continue to rise around the world: WMO
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Despite COVID-19 lockdowns, greenhouse gases continue to rise around the world: WMO

The WMO's Bulletin listed the atmospheric concentration of CO2 in 2019 at 410 ppm, up from 407.8 ppm in 2018, and said the rise had continued this year.

There is nothing we can do to stop the oncoming effects of climate change says a new study
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There is nothing we can do to stop the oncoming effects of climate change says a new study

Natural drivers of global warming already set in motion by carbon pollution will take on their own momentum.

US pulls out of Paris Accord: Amid changing scenario, experts fear move may weaken fight against global warming
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US pulls out of Paris Accord: Amid changing scenario, experts fear move may weaken fight against global warming

While experts opine that it is unlikely that other countries will follow suit, concerns remain that some nations might adopt a go-slow approach.

Greenland on way towards losing ice faster than any century in last 12,000 years, say scientists
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Greenland on way towards losing ice faster than any century in last 12,000 years, say scientists

Researchers are of the opinion that countries around the world need to take action to reduce emissions, slow decline of ice sheets and mitigate sea-level rise.

Scientists discover first active methane leak from the sea bed in Antarctica
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Scientists discover first active methane leak from the sea bed in Antarctica

The seepage of the methane was first discovered in 2011 by a team of divers but studies on the site began only in 2016.

USA increases drilling for oil and gas, contributes to most of the methane emissions globally finds two studies
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USA increases drilling for oil and gas, contributes to most of the methane emissions globally finds two studies

In South Asia, South America and Africa, growing agricultural activities have caused methane levels to spike.

Global warming has undone 6,500 years of worldwide cooling in the last 150 years
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Global warming has undone 6,500 years of worldwide cooling in the last 150 years

Accelerating greenhouse gases have contributed to global average temperatures that are now moving past one degree Celsius above the mid-19th century.

Rate of climate change in deep waters of the ocean could be to be seven times faster by 2050 even if we reduce emissions
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Rate of climate change in deep waters of the ocean could be to be seven times faster by 2050 even if we reduce emissions

The results also showed that no amount of carbon emission reduction can reverse the rate of change that has already taken place.

Humans are responsible for the rising sea levels, climate change; not the change in Earth’s orbit
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Humans are responsible for the rising sea levels, climate change; not the change in Earth’s orbit

The largest sea-level decline was witnessed during the last glacial period some 20,000 years ago, the water level dipped to about 121 metres.

Palm oil: research shows that new plantations produce double the emissions of mature ones
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Palm oil: research shows that new plantations produce double the emissions of mature ones

Palm oil plantations on peatland contribute between 16.6- 27.9 percent of total GHG emissions from Malaysia and Indonesia.

Ozone-depleting substances caused half of Arctic warming, sea ice loss from 1955 to 2005
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Ozone-depleting substances caused half of Arctic warming, sea ice loss from 1955 to 2005

The ozone-depleting substances have also caused about a third of all the global warming from 1955 to 2005.

Delhi Assembly Election 2020: Two NGOs draft 'green manifesto', demand ban on cutting of trees, I-T rebate for using public transport
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Delhi Assembly Election 2020: Two NGOs draft 'green manifesto', demand ban on cutting of trees, I-T rebate for using public transport

Ahead of the Delhi assembly election, two environmental NGOs have drafted a "green manifesto" demanding a blanket ban on the felling of trees and income tax rebate for those using metro train and bus for travel

Volcanic rock movements release greenhouse gases, contribute to global warming
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Volcanic rock movements release greenhouse gases, contribute to global warming

The study found that these geological changes have caused global warming for the past 65 million years.

COP25 'lost opportunity' as it ends with no deal, no targets to cut greenhouse gases
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COP25 'lost opportunity' as it ends with no deal, no targets to cut greenhouse gases

The negotiators left the issue of how to deal with carbon emissions until COP26 in Glasgow, next year.

As UN meet on climate change in Madrid limps towards finish line, nations have little progress to show
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As UN meet on climate change in Madrid limps towards finish line, nations have little progress to show

This was to pass declarations calling for greater ambition in cutting planet-heating greenhouse gases and in helping poor countries suffering effects of climate change

COP25: Madrid climate meet shows discord at critical juncture
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COP25: Madrid climate meet shows discord at critical juncture

COP25 was important because it would set the ground for talks on climate change, global warming at COP26.

New study shows paying countries for their forests deters them from cutting trees
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New study shows paying countries for their forests deters them from cutting trees

Since forests are carbon sinks, cutting down a tree is equal to emitting greenhouse gases.

Arctic coasts melting due to global warming are releasing locked carbon dioxide
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Arctic coasts melting due to global warming are releasing locked carbon dioxide

A previous study had shown that thawing permafrost on land releases large quantities of greenhouse gases.

Donald Trump serves notice to walk out of Paris Accord on climate change even as diplomats plot to save It
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Donald Trump serves notice to walk out of Paris Accord on climate change even as diplomats plot to save It

The Donald Trump administration formally notified the United Nations on Monday that it would withdraw the United States from the Paris Agreement on climate change, leaving global climate diplomats to plot a way forward without the cooperation of the world’s largest economy

Global warming causes lakes to heat up at the surface, remain cool at the bottom
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Global warming causes lakes to heat up at the surface, remain cool at the bottom

Lakes play an important role in the global carbon cycle, acting as large natural bioreactors.