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And @guardianeco #environmentnetwork terrifying story about runaway emissions. Time to wave goodbye to 2C target

Greenhouse gas emissions increased by a record amount last year, to the highest carbon output in history, putting hopes of holding global warming to safe levels all but out of reach, according to unpublished estimates from the International Energy Agency. The shock rise means the goal of preventing a temperature rise of more than 2 degrees Celsius - which scientists say is the threshold for potentially "dangerous climate change" - is likely to be just "a nice Utopia", according to Fatih Birol, chief economist of the IEA. It also shows the most serious global recession for 80 years has had only a minimal effect on emissions, contrary to some predictions. FURTHER READING Australian climate change report bolsters Gillard's carbon tax campaign Figueres raises spectre of "regulatory gap" without climate deal Last year, a record 30.6 gigatonnes of carbon dioxide poured into the ...

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