December 15, 2011

Global carbon dioxide emissions have increased by 49 per cent in the last two decades

A new report by international researchers published in the December 2011 journal, Nature Climate Change, states that global carbon emissions from fossil fuels saw their largest ever annual increase in 2010, also representing a 49% rise since 1990, with the authors urging for action to reverse this direction.

Sources: PhysOrg, NY Times

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