Greenhouse Gases Continue to Rise

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Greenhouse Gases Continue to Rise

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WASHINGTON - The greenhouse gases widely blamed for raising the planet's temperature are still building up in the atmosphere.

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said Monday there was a continuing increase in carbon dioxide and nitrous oxide in the air last year, though methane leveled off.

The agency said and there was a decline in two chlorofluorocarbons, gases blamed for the ozone hole over the Antarctic.

Overall, NOAA said, its annual greenhouse gas index "shows a continuing, steady rise in the amount of heat-trapping gases in the atmosphere."

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Greenhouse gases continue to rise trapping heat in the atmosphere.
By YCON: posted on 2-5-2006








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