Global CO2 emissions Down 1.3 percent in 2009

Global CO2 emissions Down 1.3 percent in 2009

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polluting smoke stacksGlobal carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions in 2009 fell 1.3 percent, marking the first such decline in a decade, German renewable energy institute IWR said on Friday.

The institute cited the global economic crisis and rising investments in renewable energies for the fall in emissions.

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