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‘Brutal news’: global carbon emissions jump to all-time high in 2018

Rapid cuts needed to protect billions of people from rising emissions due to increase in use of cars and coal — Global carbon emissions will jump to a record high in 2018, according to a report, dashing hopes a plateau of recent years would be maintained. It means emissions are heading in the opposite direction …

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Analysis: Fossil-fuel emissions in 2018 increasing at fastest rate for seven years

Hopes that global CO2 emissions might be nearing a peak have been dashed by preliminary data showing that output from fossil fuels and industry will grow by around 2.7% in 2018, the largest increase in seven years — The new data, from researchers at the Global Carbon Project (GCP), is being published in Earth System …

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World off Course to Meet Emissions Reduction Goals

A new energy report shows a disconnect between scientific research targets and what is happening in the energy markets — Despite energy efficiency and solar energy and other renewables playing an ever-larger role in the global energy mix, carbon emissions are increasing, and the world is not on course to meeting emissions reduction goals set …

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‘Despair’ as global carbon emissions to hit new record in 2018

International Energy Agency chief says chance of meeting targets of the Paris Agreement are getting ‘weaker and weaker’ — Global carbon emissions will rise to a new record level in 2018, making the chances of reaching a target to keep temperature increases to 1.5 or 2°C “weaker and weaker every year, every month”, the head …

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EU can increase 2030 pledge to Paris Agreement, says climate chief

The EU should raise its Paris deal pledge to a 45% emissions cut by 2030, commissioner Miguel Arias Cañete tells ministers in Brussels — The European Union will begin a process to increase its pledge to the Paris Agreement, its climate chief said on Wednesday. The EU’s current pledge to the Paris deal is for …

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