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Greenhouse gases on the rise, even banned gases resurface

22-Nov-2018

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Gases responsible for global warming reached a new high in 2017.

Mainly carbon dioxide, methane and nitrous oxide are most responsible for climate change.

Carbon dioxide levels reached 405 parts per million (ppm) in 2017, a level not seen in 3-5 million years.

The banned gas CFC-11 also resurfaced and was linked to factories in China.

Need deep and rapid reductions of emissions of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases in all sectors.

Study by World Meteorological Organization, published in their annual greenhouse gas bulletin.

Better build underwater colonies at this rate before we all sink in to the sea

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Atmospheric scientist at the University of Bristol.

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Specialized agency of the United Nations.