TITLE

EMISSIONS CUT WON'T BRING QUICK RELIEF, SCIENTISTS

AUTHOR(S)
Dean, Cornelia
PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
Rachel's Democracy & Health News;1/29/2009, Issue 996, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that researchers at the U.S. National Academy of Sciences have said that reduction of emissions cannot be a solution to global warming. According to the research led by senior scientist Susan Solomon, if the atmospheric concentration of carbon dioxide, the main heat-trapping gas emission, reaches 450 to 600 parts per million (ppm) from 385 ppm today, then the sea level will rise, threatening many coastal areas.
ACCESSION #
37270294

 

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