Anthropogenic CO₂ emissions keep rising. In 2018, 83% was from fossil fuel combustion, 46% of which was from only 11 sectors in 5 countries.
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2019 additions of carbon-free energy were greater than fossil fuels, but only by 9%. More worryingly, the world continued to add fossil fuels.
There was no net-decarbonisation of the world energy system during the 18 years from 1999 to the end of 2017.
Energy consumption keeps increasing, mostly due to increased electricity and oil consumption.
Electricity generation by fossil fuels reduced in 2019, for only the second time in a decade.