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Concentrations of greenhouse gases hit record

November 21, 2011

Full Article at http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/E/EU_UN_GREENHOUSE_GASES?SITE=AP&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT

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The World Meteorological Organization says heat-trapping carbon dioxide concentrations in the air have reached 389 parts per million – the highest such concentrations since the start of the industrial era in 1750.

WMO says that reflects a 20 percent increase in nitrous oxide, 39 percent rise in CO2 and 158 percent jump in methane since then.

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Full Article at http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/E/EU_UN_GREENHOUSE_GASES?SITE=AP&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT

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