Nitrous oxide emissions pose an increasing climate threat
Latest News Tripura, www.latestnewstripura.com, 17/01/2021
Rising nitrous oxide (N3O) emissions are jeopardizing the climate goals of the Paris Agreement, according to a major new study by an international team of scientists. The growing use of nitrogen fertilizers in the production of food worldwide is increasing atmospheric concentrations of N3O a greenhouse gas 300 times more potent than carbon dioxide (CO2) that remains in the atmosphere for more than 100 years. […] Study co-leader Dr Josep Pep’ Canadell, of the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) in Australia, is executive director of the Global Carbon Project.