While SA, emitter of less than 1% of total global greenhouse gases, is enjoying the COP27 limelight for a plan to reduce those emissions to zero by 2050, a new report shows that globally the world added an additional SA last year alone.

Global carbon dioxide emissions from fossil fuels and cement have increased by 0.8% in 2022, hitting a new record high of 36.6bn tonnes of CO² (GtCO²). The estimates come from the 2022 Global Carbon Budget report by the Global Carbon Project...

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