Tag: Kyoto Protocol

Carbon Emissions Continue to Rise Despite Reductions

In a report entitled โ€œLong-term trend in global CO2 emissionsโ€ prepared by the European Commission’s Joint Research Centre and PBL Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency, it has been found that global emission of carbon dioxide (CO2) have increased by 45% between 1990 and 2010 and reached an all-time high of 33 billion tonnes by 2010, all despite increased energy efficiency, nuclear energy and a growing renewable energy industry.