This week in climate news - 5 November 2017

The most popular articles from the past week.

China's carbon market still facing problems: official

China's carbon trading scheme is still facing problems and needs further improvements, a senior climate official told reporters on Tuesday, as the country tries to meet its commitment to launch nationwide trading this year. »
31 October 2017, 06:40 - reuters - Search similar - Email

World Meteorological Organization data shows record global carbon dioxide surge

The level of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere rose by a record rate last year. »
31 October 2017, 04:20 - smh - Search similar - Email

Brazil hopes to reward landowners for preserving Amazon forest

The best way to further reduce deforestation in the Amazon rainforest is paying owners to preserve their land, and Brazil plans to discuss how to fund such a program at a climate summit next month, the country's environmental minister said on Monday. »
30 October 2017, 18:00 - reuters - Search similar - Email

Global atmospheric CO2 levels hit record high

UN warns that drastic action is needed to meet climate targets set in the Paris agreement. The concentration of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere rose last year to hit a level not seen for more than three million years, the UN has warned. »
30 October 2017, 13:40 - guardian - Search similar - Email

Carbon dioxide levels grew at record pace in 2016, U.N. says

The amount of carbon dioxide in the earth's atmosphere grew at record rate in 2016 to a level not seen for millions of years, potentially fuelling a 20-metre rise in sea levels and adding 3 degrees to temperatures, the United Nations said on Monday. »
30 October 2017, 11:40 - reuters - Search similar - Email

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