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Panel: Consider tinkering with oceans to suck up more carbon

Dec. 08, 2021 11:39 AM EST

The United States should research how to tinker with the oceans — even zapping them with electricity — to get them to suck more carbon dioxide out of the air to fight climate change, the National Academy of Sciences recommends. The panel outlines six ways that could help oceans...

'Watered-down hope': Experts wanted more from climate pact

Nov. 15, 2021 16:54 PM EST

GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — While world leaders and negotiators are hailing the Glasgow climate pact as a good compromise that keeps a key temperature limit alive, many scientists are wondering what planet these leaders are looking at. Crunching the numbers they see a...

Globe bounces back to nearly 2019 carbon pollution levels

Nov. 03, 2021 21:24 PM EDT

GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — The dramatic drop in carbon dioxide emissions from the pandemic lockdown has pretty much disappeared in a puff of coal-fired smoke, much of it from China, a new scientific study found. A group of scientists who track heat-trapping gases that...

UN chief urges 'rapid' emission cuts to curb climate change

Sep. 16, 2021 03:32 AM EDT

GENEVA (AP) — The head of the United Nations called Thursday for “immediate, rapid and large-scale” cuts in greenhouse gas emissions to curb global warming and avert climate disaster. Ahead of the annual U.N. General Assembly meeting next week, Antonio Guterres...