India To Top U.S. As 2nd-Largest Carbon Spewer From Power: IEA Report

The International Energy Agency in its latest report ‘World Energy Outlook’ stated that India will overtake the U.S. to become the world’s second-biggest emitter of carbon dioxide from the power sector before 2030. 

Carbon dioxide emissions from India’s power sector are expected to rise nearly 80% by 2040 as power use almost triples, driven in part by air conditioning. China will remain the biggest emitter. 

Source- Bloomberg

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  • International Energy Agency was established in 1974.
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