Friday, September 13, 2013
Top 50 Emitters Threaten Global Climate Effort, CDP Says
Growing pollution at 50 of the world’s biggest-emitting companies threatens to undermine global efforts to contain rising temperatures, according to a report by CDP, formerly known as the Carbon Disclosure Project.
Carbon emissions from the 50 top emitters in the FT Global 500, including ArcelorMittal (MT), RWE AG, Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (WMT) and Exxon Mobil Corp., rose an average 1.7 percent a year since 2009 to 2.54 billion metric tons in 2012, the report shows. Those 50 pump out 75 percent of all emissions reported by the Global 500.
See full Article: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-09-12/top-50-emitters-threaten-global-climate-effort-cdp-says.html