New research has shown big reductions in carbon emissions over 10 years in 18 developed countries. The falls were the result of extensive policies encouraging decarbonisation and a drop in energy use, which offer a model for the rest of the world.

In 10 seconds? Scientists have observed a 10-year trend of falling CO2-emissions in 18 ‘peak-and-decline’ developed countries that managed to reduce the use of fossil fuels and energy in general, encouraging other countries to follow their path.

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