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#Carbon Dioxide

# carbon-dioxide - Sunday 23 August, 2020

Debunked: No, wearing a face mask does not 'disrupt pH levels' and increase cancer risk

A widely shared Facebook post incorrectly claims that wearing a mask causes people to breathe in their own carbon dioxide.

# carbon-dioxide - Friday 7 February, 2020

FactCheck: Is Ireland responsible for just 0.000012% of the world's carbon emissions?

Reducing CO2 emissions is seen as key to resolving the climate crisis – but how much carbon does Ireland produce?

# carbon-dioxide - Thursday 9 March, 2017

New US environment chief questions carbon link to global warming

Scientists quickly lashed out at Pruitt for his comments.

# carbon-dioxide - Sunday 15 January, 2017

Take a look inside Taiwan's environmentally-friendly twisting tower

Trees and plants outside the building will absorb 130 tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions per year.

# carbon-dioxide - Sunday 9 August, 2015

Google is about to tell you how dirty the air you are breathing is

The new software to map air quality is being tested in the United States.

# carbon-dioxide - Thursday 19 March, 2015

Turning your house green from the inside out spoke to expert Jim Clarke about how to make the most out of plants around the home.

# carbon-dioxide - Wednesday 10 September, 2014

The ozone hole is recovering so well it's adding to global warming

UN agencies had some news about the environment today.

# carbon-dioxide - Friday 10 May, 2013

Carbon dioxide levels reach historic high - US monitors

The level of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere has broken above 400 parts per million for the first time in human history.

# carbon-dioxide - Thursday 12 January, 2012

Ryanair announces (another) new charge on passengers

The airline says it needs to cover its bill for a new EU law which aims to combat climate change – but a Fine Gael MEP has said that the charge is “a complete joke”.

# carbon-dioxide - Monday 30 May, 2011

IEA estimates make 2010 carbon emissions 'the highest in history'

The surprising increase in emissions – growing at their fastest-ever rate – puts temperature goals almost out of reach.