TITLE

Climate's seven deadly sinners

AUTHOR(S)
Ravilious, Kate
PUB. DATE
January 2014
SOURCE
New Scientist;1/18/2014, Vol. 221 Issue 2952, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses research by Damon Matthews of Concordia University in Montreal, Canada, and colleagues in a 2014 issue of the journal "Environmental Letters" that suggests seven nations, including US, China, and Russia, are responsible for more than 60 per cent of the global warming between 1906 and 2005. The team used historical data of carbon dioxide (CO2) from burning fossil fuels and changes in land use, such as deforestation, to calculate national contributions.
ACCESSION #
93735677

 

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