It seemed simple: Washington Post journalists wanted to determine the difference between the emissions that countries admit to releasing and those actually present in the atmosphere.
On the eve of the U.N.
]On the eve of the U.N. Climate Change Conference, these unaccounted-for gasses seemed to be extremely important. If leaders around the world were not reporting their emissions and taking responsibility for the consequences on the planet, then how can any international agreement reduce greenhouse gas emissions aim at the correct target?