Decoupling of global emissions and economic growth confirmed. Analysis by IEA, March 2016

IEA analysis shows energy-related emissions of CO2 stalled for the second year in a row as renewable energy surged

Global energy-related carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) – the largest source of man-made greenhouse gas emissions – stayed flat for the second year in a row, according to analysis of preliminary data for 2015 released today by the International Energy Agency (IEA).

“The new figures confirm last year’s surprising but welcome news: we now have seen two straight years of greenhouse gas emissions decoupling from economic growth,” said IEA Executive Director Fatih Birol. “Coming just a few months after the landmark COP21 agreement in Paris, this is yet another boost to the global fight against climate change.”

See the analysis here or use this link to the IEA press release.

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