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IEA: Global CO2 Emissions Hit New Record In 2011, Keeping World On Track For ‘Devastating’ 11°F Warming

First the bad news from the International Energy Agency (IEA). Thanks to a huge jump in Chinese emissions, “global carbon-dioxide (CO2) emissions from fossil-fuel combustion reached a record high of 31.6 gigatonnes (Gt) in 2011.” The worse news is that, “The new data provide further evidence that the door to a 2°C trajectory is about to close,” according to IEA [...]
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Utilities / Energy : NewEnergyNews (3 years ago)

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Issues & Causes / Environmentalism : Planetsave (3 years ago)

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