2010 Record Year for Carbon Emissions

5.9 percent is increase is biggest ever

Dec 5, 2011
Outside Magazine

Global carbon dioxide emissions increased more in 2010 than any year on record according to a study released Sunday by the Global Carbon Project. Emissions dropped by 1.9 percent in 2009, a decline widely attributed to the recession, but rebounded in 2010 by 5.9 percent. The project's analysis confirms other estimates of the increase.

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