Saturday, September 26, 2009

Carbon emissions and the economic crisis

Earlier this year I had speculated on the impact of the global recession on carbon emissions. The BBC has an item on this recently:
"The global recession and a range of government policies are likely to bring the biggest annual fall in the world's carbon dioxide emissions in 40 years."
Let us hope that the small respite gained will be used well before the economic recovery accelerates emissions again...