Tag Archive for 'C02 levels'

Increased carbon dioxide emissions may significantly decrease survival and growth of some fishes

December 15th, 2011 by Stony Brook University

Fossil fuel combustion, and with it the release of heat-trapping carbon dioxide (CO2), is still growing globally. Beyond climate change, this is also causing the world’s “other CO2 problem,” ocean acidification, i.e., the formation of carbonic acid when CO2 from the atmosphere enters seawater. Previous studies have demonstrated a multitude of negative effects of elevated […]

Everything You Need to Know About Global Warming in 5 Minutes

August 27th, 2010 by Jeremy Grantham

The following essay appeared in the GMO July 2010 quarterly newsletter.   GMO is a global investment management firm committed to providing sophisticated clients with superior asset management solutions and services. ——— 1) The amount of carbon dioxide (CO2) in the atmosphere, after at least several hundred thousand years of remaining within a constant range, started […]