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Carbon emissions flatline as richer nations drop coal for renewables

Thursday, 27 February 2020

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Despite widespread expectations of another increase, global energy-related carbon dioxide emissions stopped growing in 2019, according to IEA data released on 11 Feb 2020.

“We now need to work hard to make sure that 2019 is remembered as a definitive peak in global emissions, not just another pause in growth,” said Dr Fatih Birol, the IEA’s Executive Director.

Dr Birol also added "The IEA ...

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