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Despite pandemic, level of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere hits historic levels

Economies worldwide nearly ground to a halt over the 15 months of the coronavirus pandemic, leading to a startling drop in global greenhouse gas emissions.
Despite pandemic, level of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere hits historic levels
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Earth's carbon dioxide levels hit 4.5 million

The amount of carbon dioxide in the Earth's atmosphere has reached its annual peak, climbing to 419 parts per million (ppm) in May, according to scientists from Scripps Institution of Oceanography and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).Why it matters: It's the highest CO2 reading since reliable instrument data began 63 years ago, but evidence shows it's also a peak since well before the start of human history.Stay on top …

6 days ago|Los Angeles, United States
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Carbon dioxide levels hit 50% higher than pre-industrial time

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said the average carbon dioxide level for May was 419.13 parts per million. That's 1.82 parts per million higher than May 2020 and 50 per cent higher than the stable pre-industrial levels of 280 parts per million, said NOAA climate scientist Pieter Tans.

5 days ago|Canada
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Global carbon dioxide levels continued to rise despite pandemic

Emissions rose to 419 parts per million in May, the highest such measurement in the 63 years that the data has been recorded

5 days ago|London, United Kingdom
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Carbon dioxide in the air at highest level since measurements began

Despite a massive reduction in commuting and in many commercial activities during the early months of the pandemic, the amount of carbon in Earth's atmosphere in May reached its highest level in modern history, a global indicator released on Monday showed.

5 days ago|United Kingdom
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Despite Pandemic, Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide Levels Hit New Peak

The amount of carbon in Earth's atmosphere in May reached its highest level in modern history, a global indicator released on Monday showed.

5 days ago|New Delhi, India
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Highest in over 4 million years: Earth's carbon dioxide levels soar to record high despite pandemic

The pandemic barely registered as a blip as humanity continued to spew carbon dioxide into Earth's atmosphere over the past year, scientists said.

5 days ago|United States
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Carbon Dioxide Levels Now 50% Higher Than Preindustrial Time

(CBS13/CW31) – The annual peak of global heat-trapping carbon dioxide in the air has reached another dangerous milestone: 50% higher than when the industrial age began.And the average rate of increase is faster than ever, scientists reported Monday.The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said the average carbon dioxide level for May was 419.13 parts per million. That’s 1.82 parts per million higher than May 2020 and 50% higher than t…

6 days ago|United States
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Carbon dioxide in the air at highest level since measurements began

Despite a massive reduction in commuting and in many commercial activities during the early months of the pandemic, the amount of carbon in Earth's atmosphere in May reached its highest level in modern history, a global indicator released on Monday showed.

5 days ago|Atlanta, United States
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Carbon dioxide levels hit 50% higher than preindustrial time

Scientists say the annual peak of global heat-trapping carbon dioxide in the air has reached another dangerous milestone: 50% higher than when the industrial age began

5 days ago|United States
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Carbon dioxide levels hit 50% higher than preindustrial time

Scientists say the annual peak of global heat-trapping carbon dioxide in the air has reached another dangerous milestone: 50% higher than when the industrial age began

5 days ago|London, United Kingdom
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