CO2 Emissions Stood Still in 2016

Global CO2 emissions stood still in 2016, according to a new report from the Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency. The top six emitting nations/regions, with the exception of India, saw CO2 output either fall or remain static as electricity generation moved away from coal and the uptake of renewables increased. The five largest emitting countries plus the European Union account for 51% of the global population, 65% of global GDP, and approximately 63% of total global GHG emissions. (more…)

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