Climate change: 5 countries that have historically contributed the most to global warming

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For the first time, the study takes into account not only the burning of fossil fuels, but also the emissions from deforestation.

First the United States, followed by China, then Russia, Brazil and Indonesia.

These five countries, according to a new study on the historical accumulation of carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions, Major pollutants Of the world.

The study, conducted by the Carbon Brief Thought Group ahead of the 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26) starting November 1 in Glasgow, Scotland, focuses on the intervening period. 1850 and 2021.

And, for the first time, it takes that into account Deforestation When calculating CO2 output. That is why Brazil and Indonesia are in the main place.

Esmond Harmon

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