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Fossil Fuel Emissions Set to Rise

Carbon emissions from fossil fuels have risen for the first time in 3 years.

The University of East Anglia, in partnership with the Global Carbon Project, claim that emissions will reach 41 billion tonnes globally in 2017.

The increase is being put down to an estimated 2% increase in the burning of fossil fuels, with China a primary factor with an emissions increase of 3.5%.

Coal use in China and the US is increasing, something not seen since 2013. This increase is due in part to the introduction of new policies and the removal of some controls in the US since Donald Trump became President of the US.

As a result, 2017 is set to place in the top 3 of the hottest years on record according to the World Meteorological Organisation.

Conversely, the US and EU are forecast to have reduced their emissions by 0.4% and 0.2% respectively. However, it is believed these declines are lower than previously seen.

“A window into the future”

The project’s research lead, Professor Corinne Le Quéré, from the University of East Anglia stated: “Global CO2 emissions appear to be going up strongly once against after a three-year stable period.”

“This is very disappointing.”

“This year, we have seen how climate change can amplify the impacts of hurricanes with more intense rainfall, higher sea levels and warmer ocean conditions favouring more powerful storms.”

“This is a window into the future. We need to reach a peak in global emissions in the next few years and drive emissions down rapidly afterwards to address climate change and limit its impacts.”

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