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Rising emissions put oil and gas sector under scrutiny

Fresh data shows CO2 emissions are rising, and higher oil and gas use is partly to blame Fresh data shows CO2 emissions are rising, and higher oil and gas use is partly to blame.
By The Wildcat 7 December 2018 Europe & Russia / Policy & Regulation 0 33591
The venue for the COP24 conference in Katowice, Poland. (┬ęcop24.gov.pl)

Carbon dioxide emissions from the EU, North America and advanced economies in Asia are expected to rise by 0.5% year on year in 2018 – the first increase in five years – the International Energy Agency said this week

The Paris-based agency noted that higher oil and gas consumption had offset reductions resulting from lower coal consumption in advanced economies. Moreover, global CO2 emissions – led by China and India – are reportedly rising even more steeply as a result...