Chemists discover a greenhouse gas that's 7,100 times worse than CO2

Scientists from the University of Toronto have discovered a human-made chemical lurking in the atmosphere that's an exceptionally long-lived greenhouse gas. Called perfluorotributylamine (PFTBA), it's a record-setting molecule that if left unchecked could have a profound impact on climate. » 12/12/13 11:10am 12/12/13 11:10am

Levels of greenhouse gases are worse than the worst-case scenarios from…

According to a report published today by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO), greenhouses gas levels in Earth's atmosphere have reached a record high. What's more, the report indicates that the rate of that increase shows no signs of slowing down. In fact, it's accelerating. » 11/21/11 12:31pm 11/21/11 12:31pm