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Carbon dioxide emissions continue to grow amidst slowly emerging climate policies

Authors: 
Peters GP, RM Andrew, JG Canadell, P Friedlingstein, RB Jackson, JI Korsbakken, C Le Quéré, A Peregon
Year: 
2020
Journal: 
Nature Climate Change
Journal Volume/Pages: 
10:3-6

A failure to recognize the factors behind continued emissions growth could limit the world’s ability to shift to a pathway consistent with 1.5 °C or 2 °C of global warming. Continued support for low-carbon technologies needs to be combined with policies directed at phasing out the use of fossil fuels.

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