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Global emissions will hit another record high this year despite a slowdown in coal use

(CNN)Carbon dioxide emissions are expected to reach another record high this year, a new report found Wednesday, with scientists warning the world is losing time to make the drastic reductions needed to avert a climate catastrophe. In 2019, the world is projected to pump out almost 37 billion tons of carbon dioxide, driven by demand for oil and natural gas, according to an annual report from the Global Carbon Project, an international research initiative focused on sustainability. While figures from the Carbon Budget 2019 show an expected 0.6% increase in emissions from fossil fuels from 2018, that rise isn’t as fast as it has been in the preceding years. Global carbon emissions grew by 1.5%…

Global emissions will hit another record high this year despite a slowdown in coal use

(CNN)Carbon dioxide emissions are expected to reach another record high this year, a new report found Wednesday, with scientists warning the world is losing time to make the drastic reductions needed to avert a climate catastrophe. In 2019, the world is projected to pump out almost 37 billion tons of carbon dioxide, driven by demand for oil and natural gas, according to an annual report from the Global Carbon Project, an international research initiative focused on sustainability. While figures from the Carbon Budget 2019 show an expected 0.6% increase in emissions from fossil fuels from 2018, that rise isn’t as fast as it has been in the preceding years. Global carbon emissions grew by 1.5%…

New Delhi ‘keenly watches’ over Chinese ships sailing across Indian Ocean – Navy chief

India keeps close track of all Chinese ships, which have become more frequent in the Indian Ocean, the nation’s Navy commander said, as New Delhi excluded Beijing from the “like-minded” invitees to its naval drills next year. Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Karambir Singh spoke to reporters at his annual media conference on Tuesday, ahead of the Navy Day…

New Delhi ‘keenly watches’ over Chinese ships sailing across Indian Ocean – Navy chief

India keeps close track of all Chinese ships, which have become more frequent in the Indian Ocean, the nation’s Navy commander said, as New Delhi excluded Beijing from the “like-minded” invitees to its naval drills next year. Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Karambir Singh spoke to reporters at his annual media conference on Tuesday, ahead of the Navy Day…