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Following diagram shows emission of carbon dioxide by different countries
FACTS ABOUT CARBON EMISSION:
Global greenhouse gas emissions rose 70 % between 1970 & 2004and would rise another 25 to 90 % above 2000 levels by 2030without new restraints. The Intergovernmental Panel on ClimateChange 2007 assessment report said world temperatures are likelyto rise between 1.1 to 6.4 degrees Celsius by 2100, triggering morefrequent floods, droughts, melting of icecaps and threateningspecies extinction.Carbon emissions from the next five years of burning rainforests willbe greater than that for the entire history of aviation up to 2025,according to the Global Canopy Programme. An estimated 30 per
cent of the world‟s total greenhouse emissions in 1997 came from
wildfires in Borneo, which destroyed one million hectares of forests.Since 1751 roughly 315 billion tonnes of carbon have been releasedto the atmosphere from the consumption of fossil fuels and cementproduction. Half of these emissions have occurred since the mid1970s.