Global carbon emissions will surge to pre-pandemic levels but COP26 pledges bring hope for climate change fight

Gerard Cockburn
Dan Jervis-Bardy
By Gerard Cockburn, and Dan Jervis-Bardy
Updated November 4 2021 - 12:50am, first published 12:30am
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson wants world leaders to tackle stronger action on climate change. Picture: Getty Images

Global carbon emissions are set to surge back to near pre-pandemic levels, according to new research which has sparked fresh warnings about the need for urgent and sustained cuts to pollution.

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Gerard Cockburn

Gerard Cockburn

Economics Reporter

Dan Jervis-Bardy

Dan Jervis-Bardy

Federal Politics Reporter

Dan covers federal politics from Parliament House, with a special focus on climate policy and the NDIS. He has previously reported on ACT politics and urban affairs since joining the Canberra Times in 2018.

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