KATOWICE, Poland | The Latest: Carbon dioxide emissions see steep jump in 2018
KATOWICE, Poland — The Latest on the two-week U.N. climate meeting in Poland (all times local):
Scientists say after several years of little growth, global emissions of heat-trapping carbon dioxide have experienced their largest jump in seven years.
World carbon dioxide emissions are estimated to have risen 2.7 percent from 2017 to 2018. That’s according to three studies released Wednesday from the Global Carbon Project, an international scientific collaboration that tracks greenhouse gas emissions.