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Carbon Monitor in Chinese

2020-06-17

Our mirror site in Chinese and other languages provides detailed information about recent changes of CO2 emissions in Asia for different sectors. Information on the emissions of pollutants co-emitted with fossil fuel burning will be updated.

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Emissions in China have snapped back to their 2019 level

2020-06-17

Recent Carbon Monitor data combined with spaceborne NO2 observations show that after the end of the lockdown in China, emissions returned to pre-pandemic levels in the provinces with the most industrial activity

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CO2 emissions record drop during pandemics (Scientific American)

2020-05-20

"Scientists sought to reject claims that emissions reductions from COVID-19 are a silver lining. The magnitude of reductions has to be similar but to persist over time and can’t be as disruptive" said Steven Davis, U. California, Irvine

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Emissions drop during pandemic, an unexpected challenge (The Hill)

2020-05-14

"The 9 percent drop cited in the IEA report would put the U.S. on track to meet its Paris climate accord goals, but only if it kept that up beyond 2020. 'We’d need to do it year after year " said Steven Davis, from U. California, Irvine.”

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