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Researchers: Carbon emissions hit record levels in 2011

Ross Cronkrite | Science Recorder | December 02, 2012

Researchers: Carbon emissions hit record levels in 2011

Researchers say that carbon emissions hit a record high in 2011.

Carbon emissions hit record levels in 2011, according to a statement from the University of East Anglia (UEA).

Researchers expect global carbon dioxide emissions to rise again in 2012, reaching a record high of 35.6 billion tons (according to new figures from the Global Carbon Project). The Global Carbon Project is co-led by researchers from the Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Researchers at the UEA.

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