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Global CO2 emissions hit record high in 2018, as Greenland ice melt goes into ‘overdrive’

By Russell McLendon Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images

Global carbon dioxide emissions in 2018 are soaring to the highest level on record, according to a new report from the Global Carbon Project, published this week in the peer-reviewed journal Environmental Research Letters. As time runs out for preventing the worst effects of climate change, this suggests humanity is not only moving too slowly in curbing CO2 emissions — we’re moving backward.

12/07/18
                                                               
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Carbon emissions to hit all-time high, says report

By Mark Tutton Photo by Global Carbon Report 2018

A new report projects that annual global carbon emissions will reach an all-time high this year. Carbon emissions from human activity are driving climate change and curbing them is a central aim of the Paris Agreement, which aims to keep the global temperature rise well below 2 degrees Celsius, and if possible to 1.5 degrees Celsius.

12/05/18