A Sharp Decline In Coal Use Fuels Drop In Carbon Intensity
Good news: Coal use and carbon intensity are down. Bad news: They need to fall a lot more to meet the goals from the Paris agreement.By Ethan Weston | November 2, 2016
The global economy is relying less on carbon to power it.
And the numbers look promising for the environment. In 2015, global carbon intensity fell by 2.8 percent — a record drop and more than double how much it fell between 2000 and 2014 on average.