Summary #1048

The Western world is consuming less fossil fuels than ever

reuters.com
  • According to official global data, fossil fuel generation dropped in the US, EU and India - three of the top four largest fossil fuel consumers.
  • At the same time, the three countries noted an increase in renewable fuel consumption.
  • These changes are largely fueled by the Paris Agreement, which was implemented to combat climate change and reduce pollution.
  • In the fourth country, China, consumption is on an entirely other scale, and both their fossil consumption and renewables consumption are growing at a breakneck pace.

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