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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

Policy Editor, Carbon Brief

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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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