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U.S. CO2 emissions reverse trend and show a marked increase from 2012 through 2014

Latest EIA Report Shows Marked Increase in U.S. CO2 Emissions

As the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) recently reported, atmospheric CO2 concentrations have risen to record levels. In line with this report is the latest Monthly Energy Review from the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) finding that U.S. CO2 emissions have reversed their downward trend, showing a significant increase over the past 18 months. According to the report, CO2 emissions for the first half of…

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Despite weakness in OECD economies, CO2 emissions reach record levels

Weakness in OECD Economies Doesn’t Stop Global CO2 Emissions from Reaching Record-High

Global CO2 emissions reached another record high in 2011, driven by growing use of fossil fuels in rapidly industrializing countries such as China and India. The US still tops the world by far in terms of per capita CO2 emissions, though China and India combined now account for as much as the entire OECD roster of industrialized member countries.

Climate Change News Round-Up: 2nd Hottest US Summer, Record Low Arctic Sea Ice, US CO2 Emissions Record, La Nina Returns

There’s certainly no shortage of news, events, discussion and controversy to do with climate change and global warming these days, and this past week has been no exception. Several significant reports based on actual scientific data and analysis were released. Unfortunately, they don’t bode well for the near or longer term future.