This Article is From Nov 06, 2013

Greenhouse gases in atmosphere hit new record: UN

Greenhouse gases in atmosphere hit new record: UN

File photo of a man taking a picture of a screen showing a counter constantly updating the greenhouse gases in the Earth’s atmosphere (AFP)

Geneva: The amount of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere hit a record high in 2013, continuing an ever-faster rise that is driving climate change, the United Nations weather agency said on Wednesday.

In an annual report on greenhouse gases, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) said concentrations of carbon dioxide (CO2), methane and nitrous oxide "reached new highs" last year.
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