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IEA: coronavirus will trigger biggest ever plunge in energy demand, emissions

IEA: coronavirus will trigger biggest ever plunge in energy demand, emissions

The International Energy Agency (IEA) has warned economic lockdowns brought on by the coronavirus pandemic look set to cut global energy demand and carbon dioxide emissions by record amounts. Global energy demand could slump by six per cent in 2020 due to the restrictions placed on homes and industry in …

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Coronavirus could trigger biggest fall in carbon emissions since World War Two

Coronavirus could trigger biggest fall in carbon emissions since World War Two

According to the chair of a network of scientists providing benchmark emissions data carbon dioxide emissions could fall by the largest amount since World War Two this year as the coronavirus outbreak brings economies to a virtual standstill. Professor Rob Jackson, who chairs the Global Carbon Project, which produces widely-watched …

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