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Carbon emissions will reach 37 billion tonnes in 2018, a record high

For the second year in a row global greenhouse emissions from fossil fuels have risen, putting 2018 on course to set a new record, according to an annual audit from the Global Carbon Project.

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For three years, carbon emissions from fossil fuels have grown little or not at all, opening a window of opportunity to halt climate change.

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