AGAGE News

  • October 31, 2017
  • The Conversation

World greenhouse gas levels made unprecedented leap in 2016

According to figures released by the World Meteorological Organisation, atmospheric CO₂ concentrations reached the highest level for at least 3 million years.

  • October 31, 2017
  • The Conversation

World greenhouse gas levels made unprecedented leap in 2016

AGAGE scientists Paul Fraser and Paul Krummel co-authored an article in The Conversation about the rise of global average carbon dioxide concentrations during 2016. This is the highest level for at least 3 million years, having climbed by 3.3 ppm relative to the 2015 average.

  • September 14, 2017
  • The Conversation

After 30 years of the Montreal Protocol, the ozone layer is gradually healing

The treaty, signed in September 1987, is slowly but surely reversing the damage caused to the ozone layer by industrial gases.

  • September 14, 2017
  • The Conversation

After 30 years of the Montreal Protocol, the ozone layer is gradually healing

AGAGE scientist Paul Krummel co-authored an article in The Conversation about the Montreal Protocol, which is slowly but surely reversing the damage caused to the ozone layer by industrial gases such as chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs).

  • August 8, 2017
  • BBC Radio

BBC Radio: Counting Carbon

What do Indian cows, Russian CD-ROMs and Italian refrigeration have in common? They're all symptoms of a massive problem.

  • May 31, 2017
  • The Conversation

Global stocktake shows the 43 greenhouse gases driving global warming

The data cover the past 2,000 years without gaps, and are the result of a compilation of measurements analysed by dozens of laboratories around the world.

  • May 31, 2017
  • The Conversation

Global stocktake shows the 43 greenhouse gases driving global warming

AGAGE scientists Paul Fraser and Paul Krummel co-authored an article in The Conversation about the most comprehensive collection of atmospheric greenhouse gas measurements, which confirms the relentless rise in some of the most important greenhouse gases.

  • April 17, 2017
  • University of Bristol

Banned industrial solvent sheds new light on methane mystery

Since 2007, scientists have been searching to find the cause of a sudden and unexpected global rise in atmospheric methane, a potent greenhouse gas, following almost a decade in which concentrations had stayed relatively constant.

  • December 5, 2016
  • State of the Climate

Australian Government State of the Climate 2016 Released

Every two years, the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) and the Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology (BoM) release a State of the Climate Report for Australia. State of the Climate 2016 is their fourth climate report. All State of the Climate reports (2016,...

  • November 14, 2016
  • The Conversation

Cape Grim celebrates 40 years of continuous operation

In 2016, an isolated scientific outpost in northwest Tasmania made a historic finding. The Cape Grim Baseline Air Pollution Station measured carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere  exceeding 400 parts per million.