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CO2 levels highest in history, continue to accelerate

CO2 levels highest in history, continue to accelerate

WASHINGTON, Sept. 9 (UPI) --New figures from the United Nations suggest that carbon dioxide levels in the Earth's atmosphere are rising faster than they have in the last 20 years.
Brooks Hays
Fossil fuels behind climate change, WMO says

Fossil fuels behind climate change, WMO says

GENEVA, Switzerland, Sept. 9 (UPI) --The World Meteorological Organization said Tuesday the warming effect on the climate because of greenhouse gases increased 34 percent since 1990.
Daniel J. Graeber
WMO: CO2 levels at record highs

WMO: CO2 levels at record highs

GENEVA, Switzerland, Nov. 6 (UPI) -- The World Meteorological Organization said Wednesday the amount of greenhouse gases trapped in the atmosphere reached a record high in 2012.

WMO says warming trends will continue

GENEVA, Switzerland, May 3 (UPI) -- There are signs that sustained warming trends will continue because of high atmospheric concentrations of greenhouse gases, a weather group said from Geneva.

Natural disaster links to weather nag U.N.

COPENHAGEN, Denmark, Dec. 15 (UPI) -- The effects of climate change are complicating the effort to address the threat of natural disasters in developing nations, U.N. officials said in Denmark.

Warm decade

COPENHAGEN, Denmark, Dec. 8 (UPI) -- The period from 2000-09 will be considered one of the warmest on record, a U.N. agency said Tuesday at the Climate Change Conference in Denmark.
By United Press International

Meteorologist wants more Africa data

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, April 4 (UPI) -- The United Nations' top meteorologist said Africa needs to play a larger role monitoring climate change and extreme weather events.

U.N. meteorologist predicts cooler summer

LONDON, April 4 (UPI) -- A U.N. meteorologist says the cooling effect of the La Nina current in the Pacific will likely mean slightly lower temperatures across the world this year.

Chinese scientist wins WMO award

BEIJING, Feb. 24 (UPI) -- A Chinese scientist received the prestigious World Meteorological Organization award Tuesday, the Xinhua News Service reported.
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Michel Jarraud
Susan Solomon (3L), speaks to journalists during a press conference at UNESCO in Paris, February 2, 2007, as from L to R: IPCC WGI co-chair Dahe Qin; IPCC Chairman Rajendra Pachauri; the secretary general of the World Meteorological Organisation (WMO), Michel Jarraud and the executive director of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), Achim Steiner, look on. The UN climate panel issued its strongest warning yet that human activities are heating the planet, adding pressure on governments to do more to combat accelerating global warming. (UPI Photo/Eco Clement)
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