Title Global carbon emissions expected to hit all-time high in 2018 Media name/outlet The Independent Media type Web Country/Territory United Kingdom Date 5/12/18 Description Professor Kevin Anderson, a climate change scientist at the University of Manchester, said the new results were not surprising given the lack of ambition on display from “self-proclaimed climate progressive countries”.
“If the UK, a self-proclaimed climate progressive country, celebrates the exploitation of a new North Sea oil reserve [Clair Ridge], whilst simultaneously exploring for shale gas and expanding Heathrow, is it any surprise global emissions are rising?” he asked.
URL https://www.independent.co.uk/environment/carbon-emissions-record-levels-climate-change-greenhouse-gases-global-warming-cop24-a8668456.html Persons Kevin Anderson
Research Beacons, Institutes and Platforms
- climate change
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