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University of East Anglia

Record High for Global Carbon Emissions

Caption: Global emissions of carbon dioxide from burning fossil fuels are set to rise again in 2013, reaching a record high of 36 billion tonnes -- according to new figures from the Global Carbon Project, co-led by researchers from the Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research at the University of East Anglia.

Credit: Gregory Heath, CSIRO

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