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A recent study published by scientist Zeke Hausfather in the journal Geophysical Research Letters studied the accuracy of several computer models used to predict the climate change. The study found high levels of accuracy in these computer models with an average skill score of 69%. The ‘skill score’ was used to determine the success of ..
Recent study published in the journal Nature Climate Change showed a link between the lower global carbon emission growth with India’s slowing economy. The growth in carbon dioxide emission has reduced in 2019 compared to 2018 according to the study and is linked to lower coal usage by India and China. China accounts for 50% ..
Topics: Carbon dioxide • Carbon finance • Chemical compounds • Clean Development Mechanism • Climate forcing agents • Coal • deforestation • Emissions trading • Global warming • Greenhouse gas • Greenhouse gas emissions • Lakshmi Puri • Manoj G. Tirodkar • Nature
Recent reports show that the level of carbon dioxide emission continues to grow despite the decline in coal consumption. The carbon dioxide emission is set to rise by 0.6% in 2019 according to the Global Carbon Project. Though this is lower than last year’s rate, the current emission rate will reach record high levels in ..
As per the G20 Brown to Green Report 2018, none of the G20 nations have their emission levels low enough to meet the 2030 targets. The report measures how the world’s top 20 economies nations are doing along the road to meet the guidelines set by the Paris Agreement. As per the report, Greenhouse gas ..
Topics: Climate change mitigation • Climate forcing agents • Environment • G20 • G20 Pittsburgh summit • Global warming • Greenhouse gas • Law by country • Paris Agreement • Politics by country • United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change
A slew of forest fires have appeared in the rainforests of the Amazon, which causing large parts of the forest to go up in flames and has destroyed biomass accumulated over millions of years of accumulated biomass in an instance. While forest fires in the Amazon are not new, this year a record 73000 forest ..
Topics: Amazon rainforest • Biomass • Carbon dioxide in Earth's atmosphere • Climate forcing • Climate forcing agents • deforestation • Forest • Nature • Old-growth forest • Rainforest • Rainforests • Wildfire