Carbon Dioxide

Carbon dioxide (chemical formula CO2) is a colorless gas with a density about 53% higher than that of dry air. Carbon dioxide molecules consist of a carbon atom covalently double bonded to two oxygen atoms. It occurs naturally in Earth's atmosphere as a trace gas. The current concentration is about 0.04% (412 ppm) by volume, having risen from pre-industrial levels of 280 ppm. Natural sources include volcanoes, hot springs and geysers, and it is freed from carbonate rocks by dissolution in water and acids. Because carbon dioxide is soluble in water, it occurs naturally in groundwater, rivers and lakes, ice …

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WRI · 10 December 2021 English

This paper discusses how applied behavioral science can translate recent travel reductions into long-term organizational and sector-wide practices and policies that decrease harmful aviation emissions by supporting reduced air travel.

body), estimated that airplane emissions of carbon dioxide would triple by 2050, growing from over 500


CSEP · 23 November 2021 English

CSEP Working Paper-17 October 2021 Long-Term Goal-Setting and Planning for Decarbonising the Indian Power Sector – Need for a Coordinated Approach Daljit Singh www.csep.org Copyright © Daljit Singh Centre for …

modelling and analysis of multiple 1 In addition to carbon dioxide (CO2), there are other GHGs, and their global more easily aligned with the 17 In addition to carbon dioxide (CO2), there are other GHGs, and their global


SEI · 23 November 2021

Some of the world’s largest carbon dioxide-emitting countries and leading heavy industry companies have committed to mid-century net-zero targets. This makes it increasingly urgent to analyse not just


World Bank Group · 19 November 2021

cities, with most urban transport emissions coming from cars. More than seventy percent of global carbon dioxide emissions come from cities, making mitigation efforts at the local level an important contributor


PIK · 16 November 2021

mitigation action and allowing a temporary overshoot of temperature targets require large-scale carbon dioxide removal (CDR) in the second half of this century that may induce adverse side effects on land


PIK · 15 November 2021

combined with large-scale expansion of renewable energy is a no-regret decision for all strategies; Carbon Dioxide Removal (CDR) plays an important role for achieving net-neutral targets under all scenarios,


World Bank Group · 11 November 2021 English

activities have considerable potential to emit carbon dioxide along the value chain and to consume large


RSIS · 11 November 2021 English

Nuclear Power for a Low-Carbon Future? Thirty-two countries operate nuclear power plants, which provide 10% of the world’s electricity and more than one quarter of all low-carbon electricity. [...]

prevented the equivalent of around 70 gigatonnes of carbon dioxide emissions over the past 50 years. It strongly


World Bank Group · 11 November 2021 English

devastating floods in 2014. Furthermore, the carbon dioxide (CO2) intensity of Serbia’s economy is more


EPRS · 11 November 2021 English

The way most food is produced is harming the planet. A profound change is needed, involving all agri-food actors. As consumers, we sit at the end of the agri-food chain. …

products. Car manufacturers are required to state carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions for all cars advertised or


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