Silver Linings in the IEA Report on 2012 Fossil Fuel Carbon Emissions

June 13, 2013 at 9:49 am Leave a comment

by John Abraham and Dana Nuccitelli,The Guardian, June 11, 2013

“…there are signs that the world’s two largest greenhouse gas emitters, USA and China are beginning to take serious steps to address the climate problem.

Chinese CO2 emissions per unit of electricity generation since 2000

Chinese CO2 emissions per unit of electricity generation since 2000

The IEA (International Energy Agency) report presented four recommendations for limiting global warming to 2°C:

1) Increase energy efficiency in buildings, transportation, and industry.
2) Limit the construction and use of inefficient coal power plants.
3) Minimize methane emissions from oil and gas production.
4) Accelerate the phase-out of fossil fuel subsidies.”

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Entry filed under: Carbon_Emissions, Climate, Energy.

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