The collapse has been particularly dramatic in the power sector, where monthly coal use is down 70-80% compared to last year. The UK’s top-up carbon tax, rising output from renewables and the closure of several coal-fired power stations are behind this trend. Carbon Brief has plotted two charts to illustrate what’s going on, using new data from the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS).
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Germany’s Öko-Institut warned the EU must cut global warming transport emissions by 94% by 2050 to stop the planet’s temperature rising above the two degree limit agreed by world leaders at the Paris climate summit in December 2015.
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