Emissions Set To Hit All-Time High In 2023, International Agency Says
Carbon emissions are projected to reach record high-levels in 2023 and continue climbing thereafter, an International Energy Agency (IEA) report found.
The IEA blamed inadequate government spending for renewable and clean energy measures for the projected emissions spike set for 2023. The projected emissions level is 800 million metric tons lower than it would’ve been without current sustainable efforts, but still 3.5 billion metric tons higher than needed to reach net-zero by 2050, according to the Paris-based agency’s report released Tuesday.
“Since the Covid-19 crisis erupted, many governments may have talked about the importance...