Climate Change: Global growth of carbon dioxide emissions continues | May 7, 2012 Issue - Vol. 90 Issue 19 | Chemical & Engineering News
Volume 90 Issue 19 | p. 8 | News of The Week
Issue Date: May 7, 2012

Climate Change: Global Growth Of Carbon Dioxide Emissions Continues

Department: Government & Policy | Collection: Sustainability
News Channels: Environmental SCENE
Keywords: Carbon Dioxide, climate change

After declining 1.5% in 2009, global carbon dioxide emissions rose 5.8% in 2010, the largest yearly jump in two decades, according to a Worldwatch Institute report released on April 28. Worldwatch is a Washington, D.C.-based, environmental think tank.

Report author Xing Fu-Bertaux says economic recovery is the primary reason for the increase. In addition, the report finds little progress in reducing global greenhouse gas emissions, . . .

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