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# Carbon Dioxide

Last year
Debunked: No, excess carbon dioxide in the atmosphere is not down to natural causes
Spurious claims were made by an Australian climate change denier
All time
FactCheck: Does this Dublin video prove masks increase carbon dioxide to dangerous levels?
A protester in Dublin claims her carbon dioxide-measuring device proves masks cause CO2 levels to exceed ‘dangerous’ amounts.
Debunked: No, wearing a face mask does not 'disrupt pH levels' and increase cancer risk
A widely shared Facebook post incorrectly claims that wearing a mask causes people to breathe in their own carbon dioxide.
FactCheck: Is Ireland responsible for just 0.000012% of the world's carbon emissions?
Reducing CO2 emissions is seen as key to resolving the climate crisis – but how much carbon does Ireland produce?
New US environment chief questions carbon link to global warming
Scientists quickly lashed out at Pruitt for his comments.
Take a look inside Taiwan's environmentally-friendly twisting tower
Trees and plants outside the building will absorb 130 tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions per year.
Google is about to tell you how dirty the air you are breathing is
The new software to map air quality is being tested in the United States.
Turning your house green from the inside out spoke to expert Jim Clarke about how to make the most out of plants around the home.
The ozone hole is recovering so well it's adding to global warming
UN agencies had some news about the environment today.
Carbon dioxide levels reach historic high - US monitors
The level of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere has broken above 400 parts per million for the first time in human history.
Ryanair announces (another) new charge on passengers
The airline says it needs to cover its bill for a new EU law which aims to combat climate change – but a Fine Gael MEP has said that the charge is “a complete joke”.
IEA estimates make 2010 carbon emissions 'the highest in history'
The surprising increase in emissions – growing at their fastest-ever rate – puts temperature goals almost out of reach.