Greenhouse gases hits record high

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Greenhouse gases levels in the atmosphere have hit a record high according to the World Meteorological Organisation.

The organisation reported this week that the level of greenhouse gases in the air around the world in 2012 topped the previous record, set the year before.

Despite worldwide attention to the issue of global climate change this continues an upward trend of the amount of greenhouse gases in our atmosphere.

Scientist now say that there has been a 141% increase since around the 1900’s.

The United Nations’ Environment Programme set the goal of  stopping this increase by 2020.

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