The coronavirus pandemic is expected to cause a record 7% drop in global energy-related carbon dioxide emissions in 2020, but governments are not doing enough to prevent a rapid rebound, according to an influential report.Carbon dioxide emissions from energy use are expected to drop to 33.4 gigatonnes in 2020, the lowest level since 2011 and the largest year-on-year decline since 1900, when the records began the International Energy Agency (IEA) said in its annual report on the world’s energy outlook.
The pandemic has caused a sharp decline in global economic activity, with demand for energy falling by 5% in 2020, the biggest drop in the last century except the world wars and the Great Depression of 1929, the dog said. world energy guard. Carbon emissions are expected to decline faster as zero carbon renewable energy sources continue to grow, while the use of fossil fuel sources declines sharply.
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