By the Numbers: Earth heating up

On Earth Day, a look at how global energy demand and carbon dioxide emissions are expected to continue increasing worldwide.
1:07 | 04/23/21

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On this Earth Day we take a look at by the numbers and energy use and carbon dioxide emissions across the planet which are of course she drivers of manmade climate change. Global energy demand is sent to increase by four point 6% dean 20/20 one. Which had more than offset the 4% contraction in energy demand during Tony Tony when much of the world of course went into lockdown because of hope in nineteen. Demand for all fossil fuels is on the rise with a cold predicted despite four and a half percentage point 11. Worldwide carbon dioxide emissions so destructive to our planet. Are expected to increase four point 8% this year according to the International Energy Agency. President Biden and other world leaders hope to reverse this trend with vital setting a goal of fifty to 52% reduction in the country's net greenhouse gas emissions. That's below 2005 levels over the coming decades. And finally the UN climate panel says global greenhouse gas emissions. Need to drop 45%. Below 2010 levels during the next ten years in order to meet the Paris agreement school. I'm limiting warming to one and a half degrees Celsius.

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