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Global carbon dioxide levels reach highest point ever, likely for good

September 30, 2016

CBC News | September 30, 2016

Car­bon diox­ide lev­els can seem an obscure con­cept, mak­ing it dif­fi­cult for peo­ple to gauge what, exact­ly, is going on. To put it into con­text, Dan­ny Har­vey, a pro­fes­sor in the depart­ment of geog­ra­phy at the Uni­ver­si­ty of Toron­to, who teach­es about cli­mate change, explains that before the Indus­tri­al Rev­o­lu­tion, car­bon diox­ide lev­els were around 280 parts per mil­lion. Read more.