Alarming CO2 Surge at Mauna Loa: Stark Indicator of Climate Action Failure

The daily atmospheric carbon dioxide from Mauna Loa in Hawaii is the acid test of how the world is succeeding in combatting climate change. Just before the 28th annual United Nations Framework Climate Change Convention meeting opens in oil-rich Dubai, it is a depressing reading.

The atmospheric carbon dioxide has been 422.36 parts per million, 5.06ppm more than the same day in 2022. The rise in atmospheric carbon dioxide in the last 12 months is probably the largest ever recorded – more than double the previous decade’s annual average.

Adding to the perspective, the concentration was nearly 395.64 ppm a decade ago. Read More

News Credit: The Guardian

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