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Greenhouse Gas Emissions Hitting Record Highs


Environment  (tags: Greenhouse gas, emissions, environment, pollution, co2 )

Anna
- 1294 days ago - news.yahoo.com
Despite 20 years of effort, greenhouse gas emissions are going up instead of down, hitting record highs as climate negotiators gather to debate a new global warming accord.



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Carol H. (229)
Monday June 6, 2011, 6:47 am
sadly noted, thanks Anna
 

Past Member (0)
Monday June 6, 2011, 7:55 am
Thanks Anna, noted.
 

Lin Penrose (92)
Monday June 6, 2011, 8:58 am
Noted, thanks Anna. Does Not look good for anything that breathes clean air.
 

Mary T. (185)
Monday June 6, 2011, 11:12 am
Sadly noted but we all know that their are doing nothing to stop this.
 

Dave C. (227)
Monday June 6, 2011, 12:41 pm
sadly noted, but I disagree with the premise that 20 years of trying....20 years of discussing global warming and maybe about 10 years of a minority of people, caring and working to reduce emissions....BIG BUSINESS, GOVERNMENTS, and most people in industrialized nations haven't been trying to cutdown on emissions and "2nd/3rd world countries" many people are just trying to survive....
unfortunately because we have been so slow and lazy in counter-acting this it is likely levels will rise for another 20 years even if today we suddenly did all the good things....
the best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago, the 2nd best time today...
the best time to have reduced emissions was 20 years ago, but better today than never...

keep working....and keep care2ing....
 

Bruce Van Tassell (7)
Monday June 6, 2011, 2:02 pm
We'er toast, unless more are willing to give up what's called progress which really isn't. I love horses myself and the thought of riding to the store if there still is one not so bad. The hand held devices, the cars, the instant gratification life styles must go and even then would the emissions go down? We've started something that probably can't be controlled it's man controlling life that got us in the mess.
 

Fred Krohn (34)
Monday June 6, 2011, 3:09 pm
Lessee, after all those insects, volcanoes, cattle, and natural forest fires comes human-initiated pollution. There are too many humans on the planet; we should have begun space colonies decades ago but government got in the way so we have nowhere to expand to. Government still obstructs real effort to either balance out human presence or use tech to compensate. So it goes...
 

Janice Lawrence (43)
Monday June 6, 2011, 3:55 pm
I can tell a difference. The swings in climate are just too big now.
 

Sonny Honrado (6)
Monday June 6, 2011, 4:10 pm
NOTED! We are killing ourselves with these emissions.
 

Jonjon Hoy (146)
Monday June 6, 2011, 4:37 pm
Too bad their is no way to recycle this emission and break it down for good use.
 

Edward Catterton (14)
Monday June 6, 2011, 7:21 pm
Noted with a heavy heart for the children who must try and live with this, and their children if theres to be enough time for that to be, aho.
 

Chelsie H. (19)
Monday June 6, 2011, 7:44 pm
That's not good. Noted; thanks.
 

Pam Thinesen (0)
Monday June 6, 2011, 8:19 pm
When oh when will the U.S. Government stop letting big industry run our country?!! This is so very sad, mostly for our children, grandchildren, and all the non-human species. It's one thing to not act because of ignorance, but when humans become aware of their mistakes, if they don't act, then I wish only those would be the ones affected by the aftermath of not taking action.
 

Colleen L. (2)
Tuesday June 7, 2011, 1:02 am
Such sad news. When will they ever learn?... When it's too late as always. Thanks Anna
 

Steven Walle (38)
Tuesday June 7, 2011, 1:07 am
Thank you Anna. Sadly noted. Be Blessed.
 

Walter Firth (45)
Tuesday June 7, 2011, 4:33 am
Noted Thanks Anna
 

Carlene V. (203)
Tuesday June 7, 2011, 5:10 am
Sadly noted. Knew we'd have a Obama hater coming out to try and pin this on him and I am so over that tired old refrain...
 

William Y. (54)
Tuesday June 7, 2011, 8:50 am
Noted sadly.
 

Monica D. (580)
Tuesday June 7, 2011, 6:08 pm
I think we need a more sustainable economic system as advocated by CASSE at http://steadystate.org . I encourage everyone who has not yet signed their position statement to consider doing so, at that site.
 

Monica D. (580)
Tuesday June 7, 2011, 6:10 pm
Climate change is very concerning. We must do what we can to reduce climate changing emissions.
 

Pamela C. (75)
Wednesday June 8, 2011, 2:27 am
We need to stop overpopulating and overwhelming this planet. Stupidity and apathy can no longer be tolerated. The greed of corporations must be stopped.
 

Lynne Buckley (0)
Thursday June 9, 2011, 5:28 am
Extremely disturbing. Time is running out if we don't stop reversing statistics like these.
 

Mark H. (33)
Friday June 10, 2011, 11:25 am
The funny thing is.......when countries are stable, socially and economically, population becomes stable.
 

David E. (1)
Tuesday June 21, 2011, 3:39 am
noted
 
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