The bushfire emergency has not slowed the bipartisan charge to push the planet over the climate catastrophe cliff, writes Sam Wainwright.
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On May 11, sensors at the Mauna Loa Observatory in Hawaii recorded that the amount of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere had risen above 415 parts per million (ppm). The safe level is 350 ppm.
This is the first time since humans have existed that there has been this much carbon dioxide in the atmosphere and it is well beyond the safe limit.