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British Steel May Face $130 Million Hit From Brexit Carbon Hitch

British Steel May Face $  130 Million Hit From Brexit Carbon HitchThe costs relate to the private equity-owned steelmaker’s carbon pollution bill for 2018, which is due by March 15, according to the people, who declined to be identified discussing a commercially sensitive matter. British Steel is the most prominent name on an official analysis detailing U.K. companies affected by a European Union decision to freeze the allocation of free carbon permits that can be used to comply with the rules. The steelmaker’s financial headache highlights the difficulties that Brexit uncertainty is causing British industry.



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Amazon announces plans to make half of shipments carbon neutral by 2030

Amazon announces plans to make half of shipments carbon neutral by 2030Online retail giant Amazon has announced plans to make alf if its shipments carbon neutral by the year 2030. The company, which ships millions of packages a year to shoppers, said that it will achieve that goal by switching to renewable energy sources and by asking suppliers to reimagine their packaging. “It won’t be easy to achieve this goal, but it’s worth being focused and stubborn on this vision and we’re committed to seeing it through,” Dave Clark, Amazon senior vice president of worldwide operations, said.



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Arizona Family of 4 Found Dead in Cabin on New Year's Day From Possible Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

Arizona Family of 4 Found Dead in Cabin on New Year's Day From Possible Carbon Monoxide PoisoningA family of four was found dead in a cabin on New Year’s Eve and police believe carbon monoxide poisoning might be to blame.



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The Level of Carbon Dioxide in the Atmosphere Hasn't Been This High in 800,000 Years

The Level of Carbon Dioxide in the Atmosphere Hasn't Been This High in 800,000 YearsThe concentration of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere surged in 2016 to its highest level in 800,000 years, according to a report released Monday by the United Nation's World Meteorological Organization (WMO).



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Carbon dioxide levels grew at record pace in 2016, U.N. says

Carbon dioxide levels grew at record pace in 2016, U.N. saysBy Tom Miles GENEVA (Reuters) – The amount of carbon dioxide in the earth’s atmosphere grew at record rate in 2016 to a level not seen for millions of years, potentially fuelling a 20-metre rise in sea levels and adding 3 degrees to temperatures, the United Nations said on Monday. Atmospheric concentrations of carbon dioxide (CO2), the main man-made greenhouse gas, hit 403.3 parts per million (ppm), up from 400.0 in 2015, the U.N. World Meteorological Organization said in its annual Greenhouse Gas Bulletin.



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Austin, Texas Pulls More Than 400 Police Vehicles Over Carbon Monoxide

Austin, Texas Pulls More Than 400 Police Vehicles Over Carbon MonoxideThe city announced Saturday that it was pulling hundreds of its police vehicles over concerns possible carbon monoxide leaks were making officers sick.



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Austin, Texas Pulls More Than 400 Police Vehicles Over Carbon Monoxide

Austin, Texas Pulls More Than 400 Police Vehicles Over Carbon MonoxideThe city announced Saturday that it was pulling hundreds of its police vehicles over concerns possible carbon monoxide leaks were making officers sick.



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Boy, 13, Identified As Child Killed By Carbon Monoxide at Hotel Pool That Left 6 Other Kids Hospitalized

Boy, 13, Identified As Child Killed By Carbon Monoxide at Hotel Pool That Left 6 Other Kids HospitalizedThe hotel is shut down until further notice.



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1 Child Dead, 5 Injured After Suffering Carbon Monoxide Poisoning in Hotel Pool Area

1 Child Dead, 5 Injured After Suffering Carbon Monoxide Poisoning in Hotel Pool AreaAuthorities are investigating what caused the dangerously high levels.



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