Global CO2 emissions ‘plunged by 7% in 2020 due to Covid-19 pandemic’

The decline in global emissions was the largest on record, according to a new report

‘Global methane emissions hit record heights in 2020’

The agriculture, livestock farming, waste and fossil fuel sectors are the largest sources of methane, according to a new report

Global carbon emissions remain flat for third year in a row

Global carbon emissions from burning fossil fuels did not grow in 2015. The main reason of that was due to a declining consumption of coal in China, according to a study by researchers at the University of East Anglia (UEA) and the Global Carbon Project launched at COP22. It shows emissions growth remained below 1% […]

Carbon emissions “highest in human history” in 2012

Carbon emissions were the “highest in human history” last year and by the end of 2013 could hit record levels. That’s according to new research by scientists in the UK, Norway and Germany released today which suggests emissions could hit 36 billion tonnes by the end of the year. They found carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from […]

Global Carbon Project launches its first UK office

An international project aimed to develop a complete picture of the global carbon cycle has opened its first UK office at the University of East Anglia. The Global Carbon Project (GCP) provides up-to-date scientific data of carbon emissions and helps provide better estimates of global carbon budgets. The UK office located within the Tyndall Centre […]