Carbon emissions fall at fastest rate in 30 years as electricity sector moves away from coal

Carbon emissions generated by the electricity sector fell at the fastest rate in at least 30 years as countries turned their backs on coal, analysis suggests. Coal-fuelled electricity declined 3 per cent in 2019, leading to a 2 per cent fall in the power sector’s carbon dioxide emissions, according to a worldwide assessment by climate think tank Ember.

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