Posted by: Sandy Steinman | April 30, 2020

Greenhouse Gas Emissions Predicted To Fall Nearly 8% — Largest Decrease Ever 

NPR reports

The COVID-19 pandemic is delivering the biggest shock to the global energy system in seven decades, according to a new report by the International Energy Agency.

Global energy demand is expected to fall by 6% this year, seven times the decline brought by the financial crisis 10 years ago. IEA projections show oil and gas being hit hard. But demand for coal could fall by an extraordinary 8% — the largest decline since World War II.

Read more at  Greenhouse Gas Emissions Predicted To Fall Nearly 8% — Largest Decrease Ever : Coronavirus Live Updates : NPR


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