Carbon concentrations still building despite Covid restrictions, UN report finds

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Record atmospheric concentrations of CO2, continued growth in emissions and rising annual temperatures means the impact of Covid restrictions on overall climate trends is negligible, according to a new report synthesing findings from several scientific bodies

While Covid restrictions placed a short-lived brake on carbon emissions, the overall trend remains firmly upwards, with atmospheric concentrations of CO2 increasing to new records and no sign of the peak...

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