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New fossil fuels ‘incompatible’ with 1.5°C goal, comprehensive analysis finds

Some countries have used more fossil fuels this year to try and boost their energy security. Image: Unsplash/Chris LeBoutillier

Simon Evans
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Global CO2 emissions from burning fossil fuels, billions of tonnes per year.
Global CO2 emissions from burning fossil fuels, billions of tonnes per year. Image: Carbon Brief.
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CO2 emissions from burning oil and gas, billions of tonnes per year. Image: Carbon Brief.

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The energy from new oil and gas development would be needed to meet rising global demand. Image: Pixabay/MustangJoe

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Analysis: UK emissions fall 3.4% in 2022 as coal use drops to lowest level since 1757

Simon Evans

March 9, 2023

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