Fossil Fuel Use Pushes Carbon Dioxide Emissions into Dangerous Territory

by Emily E. Adams

Jul 23, 2013
Increasing global emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2), a heat-trapping gas, are pushing the world into dangerous territory, closing the window of time to avert the worst consequences of higher temperatures, such as melting ice and rising seas. Since the dawn of the Industrial Revolution, carbon emissions from burning fossil fuels have grown exponentially.
Fossil Fuel Use Pushes Carbon Dioxide Emissions into Dangerous Territory
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