New report expects global emissions of carbon dioxide to rebound to pre-pandemic high this year

Read the full story at Inside Climate News.

As world leaders and diplomats wrap up the climate negotiations in Scotland in the coming days they will be confronted by new data showing that global carbon dioxide emissions are expected to rise sharply this year, possibly tying the all-time high reached before the Covid-19 pandemic.

The new data, compiled by the Global Carbon Project and published Wednesday in the journal Earth System Science Data, highlights the key factors that are driving global emissions, including China and India’s resurgent use of coal, and points to the big challenges nations face to curb warming.

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