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By Eberhard Rhein According to the IEA, global green house gas emissions will have to decline substantially – from close to 40 billion tons in 2012 to only 23 billion tons in 2030 – to prevent average temperatures on earth from soaring beyond the 2009 international target of +2°C. Such a decline is most unlikely to take place. In its global energy outlook 2010 -30, BP estimates that the 2030 global C02 emissions will be 27 per cent higher than in 2010. Author :
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