Steam and smoke rise from a coal power station in Gelsenkirchen, Germany. Scientists are more confident than ever that pumping carbon dioxide into the air by burning fossil fuels is warming the planet. CO
2
 levels have hit a distressing high for the entire planet.
Steam and smoke rise from a coal power station in Gelsenkirchen, Germany. Scientists are more confident than ever that pumping carbon dioxide into the air by burning fossil fuels is warming the planet. CO 2 levels have hit a distressing high for the entire planet. File photo The Associated Press
Steam and smoke rise from a coal power station in Gelsenkirchen, Germany. Scientists are more confident than ever that pumping carbon dioxide into the air by burning fossil fuels is warming the planet. CO 2 levels have hit a distressing high for the entire planet. File photo The Associated Press

CO2 levels from fossil fuel consumption on Earth hit critically high level

May 07, 2015 12:21 PM