Global carbon dioxide emissions expected to return to pre-pandemic levels
Canberra, Nov 4 (The Conversation) Global carbon dioxide emissions, which had decreased due to restrictions imposed during the corona virus infection, have now started rising again and this year it is expected to reach near pre-pandemic levels . This information has been given in our report released today.
This important report has come at a time when leaders from around the world met in Glasgow for the COP26 talks. Its purpose is to formulate and implement an effective strategy to deal with the threat of ‘global warming’.
The analysis was carried out by the ‘Global Carbon Project’, a group of scientists from around the world and collects information about the global ‘greenhouse gas’.
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Global carbon dioxide emissions from fossil fuels fell by 5.4 percent in 2020 compared to the year before. But this year it is expected to increase by 4.9 percent from the level of 2020. The reason for this is the increase in demand for fuel due to the opening up of the global economy.
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Emissions from China have been faster than in other countries. It is one of the few countries where emissions increased (by 1.4 percent) in 2020. India is projected to have a faster rate of emissions this year than China. Emissions in the US and the European Union are also expected to increase by 7.6 percent this year.
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