2010 carbon emissions hit record high

Carbon emissions in 2010 were the highest in history, casting doubts onto the world target of a 2% rise in temperature. According to the latest estimates by the International Energy Agency (IEA), energy-related carbon-dioxide emissions climbed to a record 30.6 Gigatonnes (Gt) in 2010, a 5% jump from the previous record year in 2008, when […]