BBC World News – Carbon emissions rise to a new record



BBC: The biggest companies in the world have helped carbon emissions rise to a new record, according to the UN.

Tom Burke: If you are, for instance, the motor industry, you can change your technology and use electricity instead of petrol for your fuel.  But if you are the actual fossil fuel producers, really there isn’t anything else that you can do.


About tomburke

Tom Burke is the Chairman of E3G, Third Generation Environmentalism, and an Environmental Policy Adviser (part time) to Rio Tinto plc. He is a Visiting Professor at both Imperial and University Colleges, London. He is a member of the External Review Committee of Shell and the Sustainable Sourcing Advisory Board of Unilever and a Trustee of the Black-E Community Arts Project, Liverpool.
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