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CO2 in Atmosphere Reaches Record-Setting 400 PPM The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) reported that on May 9, 2013 the daily mean concentration of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere of Mauna Loa, Hawaii, surpassed 400 parts per million (ppm) for the first time since measurements began in 1958. Mauna Loa is the oldest continuous carbon dioxide (CO2) measurement station in the world and the primary global benchmark site for monitoring this potent heat-trapping gas. Read More
Pricing Externalities: Redefining Profit to Reflect Reality A new report authored by Trucost in conjunction with The Economics of Ecosystems & Biodiversity Coalition (TEEB) is a notable attempt to quantify the monetary value of natural systems and determine the impact of incorporating business "externalities" into company balance sheets. Read More