Global fossil carbon emissions rebound near pre-COVID-19 levels

R. B. Jackson, P. Friedlingstein, C. Le Quéré, S. Abernethy, R. M. Andrew, J. G. Canadell, P. Ciais, S. J. Davis, Zhu Deng, Zhu Liu, J. I. Korsbakken, G. P. Peters

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Abstract

Fossil CO2 emissions in 2021 grew an estimated 4.2% (3.5%–4.8%) to 36.2 billion metric tons compared with 2020, pushing global emissions back close to 2019 levels (36.7 Gt CO2).
Original languageEnglish
Article number031001
JournalEnvironmental Research Letters
Volume17
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 17 Mar 2022

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