CO2 Emissions Were Flat for Three Years. Now They’re Rising Again.
Bad news. But not at all surprising. The hype about "decoupling" of emissions & growth was way overdone
CO2 Emissions Were Flat for Three Years. Now They’re Rising Again #COP23 #TimeForRenewables
Global CO2 emissions were not increasing for 3 years. But this year they will probably increase again by around 2%.
Reality check: Economic growth in China and India drives up CO2 emissions. Outlook for #climatechange remains grim.
CO2 emissions were flat for 3 years. Now they’re rising again.
After staying flat for three years, global CO2 emissions increased ~2% in 2017
From 2014 to 2016, industrial emissions barely grew even as the global economy expanded, leading experts to hope the world’s carbon trajectory had changed. This year’s rebound in emissions suggests that it’s too soon to celebrate.
Global CO2 emissions will increase in 2017 as China relapsed and EU&US disappointed. India a bright spot.
With a three-year lull in CO2 emissions, people hoped carbon emissions had peaked. They're up again. and explain
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Important to note the slowdown in US emissions decline. There are limits to cheap shale gas replacing old coal. Cheap gas helps, but no substitute for climate policy
And once again, the second derivative, too, is pointing in the wrong direction.
"We still don’t have sufficient policies in place to prevent global emissions from rising, let alone to force them downward" (Very happy added the uncertainty ranges!) #COP23 #carbonbudget
China's CO2 emissions will likely rise ~3.5% this year, with a rebound in coal use and a bad hydropower year. US/EU emissions fell slightly:
The final week of Bonn climate talks open with this news: worldwide carbon emissions, after a 3-year plateau, are rising again
After staying flat for 3 years, global CO2 emissions look like they’ve increased 2% in 2017. When will China peak?
Important note: 21 countries cut carbon emissions while growing their economies the past decade. That includes the U.S.
Meanwhile, in the creeping catastrophe category...
Let's Hope This Is Just a Glitch - CO2 Emissions Were Flat for Three Years. Now They’re Rising Again.
World is far from achieving targets to mitigate climate change and global warming.
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Time for Germany, China and others to start ending coal use.
CO2 Emissions Were Flat for Three Years. Now They’re Rising Again: #climatechange