India is Now World’s Fastest-Growing Major Polluter: India Spend

Screen Shot 2015-07-02 at 8.48.04 AM“For the first time ever, the year 2014 saw India’s carbon dioxide emissions growth accounting for the largest share of global emissions growth, according to a new global report. India’s CO2emissions from energy use had increased by 8.1% during the year, making it the world’s fastest-growing major polluter. It was the single-most significant trend revealed in the latest edition of British Petroleum’s comprehensive Statistical Review of World Energy, but the Indian media got the story upside down. Most coverage celebrated India’s sky-high energy-consumption figures, while glossing over its record-breaking emissions growth, a historical milestone with serious implications.” India Spend. Read it on delhiair.org.

India is Now World’s Fastest-Growing Major Polluter

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