Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide

Submitted by pmd on Tue, 10/18/2011 - 15:10

Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide from Mauna Loa, Hawaii from IPY III (1957-58) to IPY IV (2007-2009)

Also known as the "Keeling Curve"

You might not know this (most people don’t,) but 2007-2008 is an International Polar Year (IPY). More than 60 countries, including the U.S., have developed large-scale polar research projects that rely heavily on international coordination and collaboration.

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The 'other' Arctic sea ice melt

Reports focus on the possibility a record minimum for Arctic sea ice in September, but a major loss during the early summer months is climatologically more important

Time to Start Work on a Panic Button?



For two decades, the world’s governments have failed to meet their own commitment to reduce emissions of carbon dioxide, the main heat-trapping gas.

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