Global CO2 emissions rise for the first time since 2014, energy demand up 2.1% in 2017 -IEA « Carbon Pulse

Global CO2 emissions rise for the first time since 2014, energy demand up 2.1% in 2017 -IEA

Published 23:17 on March 21, 2018  /  Last updated at 23:36 on March 21, 2018  /  Americas, Asia Pacific, EMEA, International  /  No Comments

Global energy-related CO2 emissions increased by 1.4% in 2017 after three years of remaining flat, as strong economic growth stoked energy demand that was mostly met by fossil fuels and as major economies lagged on energy efficiency drives, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said Wednesday.

Global energy-related CO2 emissions increased by 1.4% in 2017 after three years of remaining flat, as strong economic growth stoked energy demand that was mostly met by fossil fuels and as major economies lagged on energy efficiency drives, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said Wednesday.

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