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The concentration of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere in Japan exceeds international standard
Japan's Meteorological Service reported that the average content of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere rises and Japan all three observation points in excess of the country's record of international standard.
Carbon dioxide is one of the greenhouse gases that cause global warming climate change.
Meteoupravlenie Japan is monitoring the content of carbon dioxide in the city of Ofunato Iwate Prefecture in the north-east of the country, as well as in the southern prefecture of Okinawa Island and Yonaguni Island Minamitorisima, which is located well south of Tokyo.
These observations for the month of April in all three of these points show that the monthly average concentration of carbon dioxide exceeded the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, or IPCC standard in the 400 molecules of carbon dioxide per one million molecules of oxygen.
The global average rate is currently equal to about 390 parts per million. But after a few years, according to the Japanese Meteorological Administration, it will exceed the standard of 400 particles.