Global carbon emissions set to rise for first time in four years

Madeleine Cuff
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Global emissions are on the rise for the first time in four years | Credit: Martin Muránsky / Shutterstock.com
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Global emissions are on the rise for the first time in four years | Credit: Martin Muránsky / Shutterstock.com

Data from Global Carbon Project suggests bump in China's coal use has driven a two per cent rise in global carbon emissions in 2017, spelling bad news for climate targets

After years of flat-lining, global carbon dioxide emissions are set to rise again in 2017 and hit a new record high, according to fresh data that seriously threatens international efforts to avert dangerous...

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