30 May '11, 3am

Carbon emissions at highest levels ever: Report: LONDON - CARBON emissions are at their highest ever levels, sto...

LONDON - CARBON emissions are at their highest ever levels, stoking fears of a global temperature rise over the 'dangerous' two degrees Celsius threshold, data seen by the Guardian newspaper showed on Monday. Unpublished estimates from the International Energy Agency revealed that the world economy's return to growth in 2010 coincided with a 1.6 gigatonne rise in carbon dioxide emissions, the highest ever recorded jump. 'This is the worst news on emission,' IEA chief economist Faith Birol told the British newspaper. 'It is becoming extremely challenging to remain below two degrees', he added. 'The prospect is getting bleaker. That is what the numbers say.' Scientists believe that a temperature rise of more than two deg C would represent 'dangerous climate change'. The IEA has warned that annual energy-related emissions should be no higher than 32Gt by 2020. The latest figu...

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