Amount of warming triggering carbon dioxide in air hits new peak, growing at near-record fast rate
By SETH BORENSTEIN AP Science Writer | Tuesday, June 6, 2023, 12:05 a.m.
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FILE - Steam rises from the coal-fired power plant Niederaussem, Germany, on Nov. 2, 2022. The cause of global warming is showing no signs of slowing as heat-trapping carbon dioxide in Earth’s atmosphere increased to record highs in its annual Spring peak, jumping at one of the fastest rates on record, officials announced Monday, June 5, 2023. (AP Photo/Michael Probst, File)