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Amazon Rainforest Could Become Carbon Emitter, Experts Fear

Two severe droughts that have hit the Amazon rainforest in the last five years are feared to have caused a reversal in the area’s ability to counter global greenhouse gas…

Arctic Ice Cap Melting not Inevitable Process

There is no temperature threshold beyond which the Arctic ice cap will be pushed into an inevitable melting process, says a recently published report. The study, published in the British…

Japan Introduces Environment Tax

Japan is proposing an environment tax to help the country curb its greenhouse gas emissions, says Nikkei Business Daily. The tax commission of Japan is proposing that the tax be…

Kyoto Extended at Cancun Climate Summit?

With representatives from some 190 countries partaking in the UN climate summit in Cancun, negotiations over how to reach an international agreement to curb greenhouse gas emissions have been predominantly…