Tuesday, May 31, 2011

If the rest of the world is cutting, why are emissions rising?

Finally cause for celebration, the Guardian reports:

Greenhouse gas emissions increased by a record amount last year, to the highest carbon output in history, putting hopes of holding global warming to safe levels all but out of reach, according to unpublished estimates from the International Energy Agency… 
Last year, a record 30.6 gigatonnes of carbon dioxide poured into the atmosphere, mainly from burning fossil fuel – a rise of 1.6Gt on 2009...

1 comment:

  1. This is indeed very welcomed news and should put those warmests back into their box.

    Equally pleasing was Alan Jones's firm handling of that warmest elarmist Professor David Karling on the radio. These people with too much book learn'n don't stand up to proper scrutiny. Action replay here: http://www.2gb.com/index2.php?option=com_newsmanager&task=view&id=8984