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EMISSIONS RISE EVEN AS NATIONS TRY TO MEET PARIS AGREEMENT GOALS

11/27/2017

A new report from the Global Carbon Project and the University of East Anglia projects that carbon emissions will have risen about two percent by the end of 2017. According to the report, global carbon dioxide emissions from fossil fuels and industry will reach about 37 billion metric tons in 2017, setting a new record. Emissions from all human activities, including fossil fuel use, industry, and land-use change, is projected to be about 41 billion metric tons, close to the record set in 2015. The report points to China and other developing countries as the cause of the increase. For the full story see https://news.mongabay.com/2017/11/new-research-projects-two-percent-incr...