TITLE

Greenhouse gases are on the rise

PUB. DATE
June 2006
SOURCE
ICIS Chemical Business;6/12/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 23, p44
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article reports on the rising emissions of greenhouse gases, according to the World Bank's Little Green Data Book 2006. The World Bank claims global emissions of carbon dioxide have increased 15% since 1992. Much of this increase has been attributed to the rapidly expanding economies of China and India. But developing countries continue to account for an increasing share of the rising carbon dioxide emissions. INSET: CHINA: MASSIVE POLLUTION PROBLEMS.
ACCESSION #
21428443

 

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