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Report: CO2 emissions level off, not enough to save climate

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Carbon emissions from burning fossil fuels have been nearly flat for three years in a row -- a "great help" but not enough to stave off dangerous global warming, a report said Monday.
Emissions of planet-warming carbon dioxide stayed level in 2015 at 36.3 billion tonnes (GtCO2) and were projected to rise "only slightly", by 0.2 percent in 2016, according to the annual Global Carbon Budget report compiled by teams of scientists from around the world.
"This third year of almost no growth in emissions is unprecedented at a time of strong economic growth," said research leader Corinne Le Quere of the University of East Anglia.
Driven largely by reduced coal use in China, this was a

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