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9 September headlines
Greenhouse gas levels rising at fastest rate since 1984
A surge in atmospheric CO2 saw levels of greenhouse gases reach record levels in 2013, according to new figures. Concentrations of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere between 2012 and 2013 grew at their fastest rate since 1984. BBC.
Research shows surprise global warming ‘hiatus’ could have been forecast
Australian and US researchers have shown that the slowdown in the rate of global warming in the early 2000s, known as a so-called “global warming hiatus”, could have been predicted if today’s tools for decade-by-decade climate forecasting had been available in the 1990s. Guardian.
Britain urges climate target reprieve for poorer nations
Poorer countries will be allowed to continue increasing their greenhouse gas emissions for at least the next 15 years under the government proposals for a global climate change deal. Britain has already committed to halving its 1990 level of emissions by 20205. The Times.
UK to reveal strategy for climate change talks
World government are facing a “pivotal moment” on dealing with climate change, the UK’s energy secretary will say, before a meeting of heads of state and government in New York this month. Ed Davey will unveil the UK government’s strategy for the negotiations. Guardian.
Why investors are ignoring war, terror and turmoil – Financial Times
Climate change: the time to act is now – Business Times
Climate change back on the agenda – Guardian
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