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Australian Bushfires Will Help Push World's CO2 Levels To New Highs

28 days ago   |   By Huffington Post

Bushfires ravaging parts of Australia are expected to contribute up to 2% of what forecasters have predicted to be one of the biggest annual increases in carbon dioxide in the atmosphere since records began. In its annual forecast, the Met Officers predicted that levels of the key greenhouse gas will reach new highs in 2020. This year, carbon dioxide levels are set to rise by 2.7 parts per million compared to 2019, averaging 414 parts per million in the atmosphere over the year - ever higher than pre-industrial levels of around 280 parts per million. The Met Office said it is the first...
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Australian wildfires will help push up CO2 levels in atmosphere to new highs in 2020, Met Office warns

Australian wildfires will help push up CO2 levels in atmosphere to new highs in 2020, Met Office warns

28 days ago   |   By Evening Standard

Australian wildfires will help push up CO2 levels in the atmosphere to new highs in 2020, the Met Office has warned.
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