Reaching peak emissions

Robert B. Jackson, Josep G. Canadell, Corinne Le Quere, Robbie Andrew, Jan Ivar Korsbakken, Glen P. Peters, Nebojsa Nakicenovic

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Rapid growth in global CO2 emissions from fossil fuels and industry ceased in the past two years, despite continued economic growth. Decreased coal use in China was largely responsible, coupled with slower global growth in petroleum and faster growth in renewables.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)7-10
Number of pages4
JournalNature Climate Change
Early online date7 Dec 2015
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2016


  • carbon dioxide
  • climate change
  • cumulative emissions
  • global warming
  • mitigation targets

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