Chinese Scientists See Doubling Of CO2 Emissions

Law360, New York (October 22, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A recent energy report from China's Academy of Sciences may represent a step forward in the country of 1.3 billion's acknowledgment that it is quickly outstripping others in its emissions of carbon dioxide — a gas that many agree contributes to global warming.

In the “China Energy Report,” the Chinese academy said carbon emissions could double in the next 20 years.

Gregg Marland, who tracks global emissions data at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory, says the study shows how “developing countries” have a major role to...
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