Here’s the proof: climate policies bring results in CO2 reduction
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Here’s the proof: climate policies bring results in CO2 reduction

Dr Anna Firsova
Dr Anna Firsova

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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