Recession Cuts CO2

Recession Helps Environment

The Internal Energy Association (IEA) estimates that global CO2 emissions have fallen by 2% in 2009. The same report states that the global economic recession is responsible for 3/4's of that loss. Aside from household cutbacks, a drastic decrease in fossil fuel investment is also a result of the recession. The full IEA report due to be published in November will also contain tips for developed nations to maintain this reduction in carbon pollution. Click below for more information:

Recession and policies cut carbon