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Articles related to emissions

Cover Story: Artificial Photosynthesis: Feeding and Fuelling the Future
A global scientific project using nanotechnology and synthetic biology to re-engineer photosynthesis may help solve our energy, food, water and greenhouse gas problems.
conSCIENCE: Carbon and Forests: The Big Picture
Energy generated by burning forestry waste and other biomass sources should be recognised as renewable.
Expert Opinion: National Greenhouse Accounts Released
The latest National Greenhouse Accounts, which compare Australia’s emissions to our Kyoto Protocol obligations, show that Australia’s carbon pollution is currently tracking at 104% of 1990 levels. Australia’s Kyoto Protocol target is to limit emissions to 108% of 1990 levels, on average, over the period from 2008–12.
Online Feature: IPCC: emissions cuts are about ethics as well as economics
The dramatic cuts in emissions needed to limit global warming to 2°C raise not just technical and economic challenges but also profound questions of ethics and values.