The IPCC’s (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change) Fifth Assessment Report (AR5) released September 25, 2013 stated that humans are the ‘dominate cause’ of global warming and warned that continued emissions of greenhouse gases will cause further warming and changes in all aspects of the climate system. Increasing atmospheric CO2 concentrations, in particular, are considered to be the largest contributor to the climate changes and warming trends observed. According to the IPCC, it is essential to curb the production and release of CO2 and other greenhouse gases.

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