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184. Carbon Dioxide Levels Continue to Rise Despite COVID-19 Lockdown

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On November 23, 2020, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) announced that despite the industrial slowdown and movement restrictions associated with the COVID-19 pandemic, greenhouse gas emission continue at record levels, increasing temperatures, and driving more extreme weather, ice melt, sea-level rise, and ocean acidification.

The full report is available at:

WMO. Carbon dioxide levels continue at record levels, despite COVID-19 lockdown, November 23, 2020. https://public.wmo.int/en/media/press-release/carbon-dioxide-levels-con…


Contributor: IIYAMA Miyuki (Research Strategy Office)