Global CO2 output flat in 2015 as EU bucks reduction trend -report

Published 17:16 on December 7, 2016  /  Last updated at 17:17 on December 7, 2016  /  EMEA, EU ETS  /  No Comments

Global CO2 output stalled in 2015 mainly because of a 2% cut in coal burning and cement production, but the EU bucked that trend by being the only major economy to increase its power and industrial emissions, a report found.

Global CO2 output was flat in 2015 as a 2% cut in coal burning and cement production was counterbalanced by a rise in emissions from the combustion of natural gas and oil products, a report found, with the EU bucking a wider reduction trend.

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