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Greenhouse gases rise with GDP but fall more slowly with recession

October 8th, 2012 by Thomson Reuters

Greenhouse gas emissions rise when economies expand but don’t fall as quickly when recession strikes, perhaps because people stick with a higher-emitting lifestyle from the boom times, a study showed. The report, ‘Asymmetric effects of economic growth and decline on CO2 emissions’ in the 7 October 2012 edition of the journal Nature Climate Change dents […]

Recession must not delay action to reduce greenhouse gas emissions

March 20th, 2012 by Charlie Dunmore

This article is reproduce with permission – © Thomson Reuters 2012 All rights reserved The European Union cannot use the economic slowdown as an excuse to delay action on fighting climate change, the bloc’s first-ever chief scientific adviser has warned. Molecular biologist Anne Glover took on the newly created role reporting to European Commission President […]