CICERO - Center for International Climate Research

Addendum to 'A fast method for updating global fossil fuel carbon dioxide emissions'

Gunnar Myhre, Kari Alterskjær, D. Lowe

Updated data for fossil fuel emissions of CO2 show a decline of 1.3% during 2009. This ended a decade with strong increase in the fossil fuel CO2 emissions. The regional differences in the change in the CO2 emissions are substantial for 2009. The share of coal as a fuel has increased since 2002 and this continues also in 2009.

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