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Carbon dioxide levels grew at record pace in 2016, U.N. says

Reuters India Tuesday, 7 November 2017
GENEVA, Oct 30 (Reuters) - The amount of carbon dioxide in the earth's atmosphere grew at record rate in 2016 to a level not seen for millions of years, potentially fuelling a 20-metre rise in sea levels and adding 3 degrees to temperatures, the United Nations said on Monday.
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The World Meteorological Organization says that levels of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere reached record highs in 2016. Palm Beach, Florida CBS affiliate WPEC lead meteorologist Jeff Berardelli joins CBSN to discuss the impact on our climate.

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