Greenhouse Gas Emissions Accelerate Like a ‘Speeding Freight Train’ in 2018

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Daytime traffic amid smog in Beijing on Sunday. China produces 27 percent of global carbon emissions, the most of any country.CreditWu Hong/EPA, via Shutterstock
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Daytime traffic amid smog in Beijing on Sunday. China produces 27 percent of global carbon emissions, the most of any country.CreditCreditWu Hong/EPA, via Shutterstock

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Greenhouse gas emissions worldwide are growing at an accelerating pace this year, researchers said Wednesday, putting the world on track to face some of the most severe consequences of global warming sooner than expected.

Scientists described the quickening rate of carbon dioxide emissions in stark terms, comparing it to a “speeding freight train” and laying part of the blame on an unexpected surge in the appetite for oil as people around the world not only buy…

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