Scientists from Denmark were studying a king penguin colony to assess its impact on greenhouse gas emissions.
However, researchers warn that the recent drastic falls are only likely be temporary.
Scientists say the environmental changes that took place in the end-Triassic extinction event could be similar to what is predicted for the near future.
"I wouldn't be shocked to see a five percent or more drop in carbon dioxide emissions this year," researcher Rob Jackson said.
An expert told Newsweek: "This year's growth was slower than last year's. That's a glimmer of good news, but we need emissions to drop, not rise."
19 million-year-old wood chips were found in sediment layers in the Bay of Bengal.
Scientists from the Deep Carbon Observatory have provided results from a decade-long study into the world's carbon reservoirs.
Researchers reconstructed atmospheric carbon dioxide concentrations dating back 2.5 million years.
"The Amazon is a carbon sink, which slows the rate of carbon dioxide build up in the atmosphere, and thus climate warming," said James Randerson from the University of California, Irvine.
The prototype was found to be highly efficient at producing formic acid—a promising fuel carrier that could revolutionize hydrogen cars.
The soft drink industry generates vast amounts of waste product. Could some of this be put to good use?
Entrepreneur Sukhmeet Singh is buying the straw Indian farmers used to burn and is turning it into fuel and other products— dramatically reducing pollution in the process.
The president is embracing climate change deniers so hardcore it would be comical if it weren't tragic.
Stratocumulus clouds became unstable as CO2 concentrations increased, simulations reveal.
The Clarion-Clipperton Fracture Zone is currently being explored as an area for deep sea mining.
While artificial photosynthesis techniques have been around for decades, they have not been adopted to produce renewable energy due to several drawbacks.
Levels of the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide, which traps heat in Earth's atmosphere, reached record highs in April.
To the disbelief of spectators, all of the animals which entered into the gates perished, while miraculously, the priests emerged unscathed.
The actor and environmental activist said "we're all to blame" for the climate crisis.
Scientists say the biggest extinction event ever was caused by comparable rate of cO2 emissions to those seen today.
The Danes are spending billions on wind turbines in the city and have found an ingenious way to win over its citizens