CICERO - Center for International Climate Research

Reaching peak emissions

Robert B Jackson, Josep G. Canadell, Corinne Le Quéré, Robbie Andrew, Jan Ivar Korsbakken, Glen Peters, Neboisa Nakicenovic

Rapid growth in global CO2 emissions from fossil fuels and industry ceased in the past two years, despite continued economic growth. Decreased coal use in China was largely responsible, coupled with slower global growth in petroleum and faster growth in renewables.

More details