Ocean acidification may double by 2100: study

World / Science & Health Nov 23, 2013

Ocean acidification may double by 2100: study

Ocean acidity is likely to more than double by 2100 because of fossil-fuel pollution, putting fisheries at risk and diminishing the capacity of the seas to absorb carbon-dioxide emissions, a study showed. The seas have already acidified by 26 percent since industrialization began two centuries ...

Missed emissions goals add up to ¥4.4 trillion penalty

Business Nov 18, 2008

Missed emissions goals add up to ¥4.4 trillion penalty

Twenty nations including Japan, Italy and Australia may be releasing more greenhouse gas pollution than they agreed to under the Kyoto Protocol. As a penalty for missing their goals under the treaty, the nations are required to buy permits for every excess ton of carbon ...