Carbon dioxide emissions reach record high - KansasCity.com
WASHINGTON -- Emissions of heat-trapping carbon dioxide reached an all-time high last year, further reducing the chances that the world could avoid a dangerous rise in global average temperature by 2020, according to the International Energy Agency, the energy analysis group for the world's most industrialized states. Global emissions of carbon-dioxide, or CO2, from fossil-fuel combustion hit a record high of 31.6 gigatonnes in 2011, according to the IEA's preliminary estimates, an increase of 1 Gt, or 3.2 percent from 2010.
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SAO PAULO / BRASILIA, May 23 (Reuters Point Carbon) – Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff vetoed on F…