World carbon budget will be exhausted in a generation, scientists warn

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Record levels of emissions predicted for 2014 leave the planet needing substantial carbon cuts to limit global warming to 2°C

Global CO2 emissions reached a record high of 36 billion tonnes in 2013, "eroding the chances" of keeping global warming within internationally recognised safe levels, scientists said today. The 2.3...

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