Greenhouse gases

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Climate-Heating Greenhouse Gases at Record Levels, Says UN

Climate-Heating Greenhouse Gases at Record Levels, Says UN The main greenhouse gas emissions driving climate change have all reached record levels, the UN’s meteorology experts have reported.   Carbon dioxide, methane and nitrous oxide are now far above pre-industrial levels, with no sign of a reversal of the upward trend, a World Meteorological Organization report…

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Court Orders Dutch Government to Cut Greenhouse Gases

Court Orders Dutch Government to Cut Greenhouse Gases On October 9, cheers erupted in a Dutch appeals court as it upheld a 2015 ruling ordering the government to cut the country’s greenhouse gas emissions by at least 25 per cent by 2020. Hague Appeals Court Presiding Judge Marie-Anne Tan-de Sonnaville rejected the government’s appeal, reaffirming…