Fossil fuel emissions have stalled: CO2 levels remain flat for the third year running as China reduces its coal use



Global emissions of heat-trapping carbon dioxide have flattened out in the past three years.
The latest figures raise hopes that the world is nearing a turning point in the fight against climate change.
Researchers say the slowdown in carbon dioxide emissions is mainly caused by declining coal use in China.
But they have cautioned that it is unclear whether this is a permanent trend, or a temporary blip.
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'It is far too early to proclaim we have reached a peak,' said co-author Glen Peters, a senior researcher at the Centre for International Climate and Environmental... read more

 
14 November 2016 in Science &Technology, Views: 43
Source: Daily Mail
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