Carbon emissions will drop, but experts fear 'revenge pollution'

Sunday 29 March 2020

These are the wrong types of emissions reductions. This in no time for jubilation for a few percentage points.

Honorary Associate Professor Hugh Saddler and Professor Frank Jotzo were both quoted by the Sydney Morning Herald on 29 March for their views on a fall in carbon emissions.

Prof. Saddler said that the near-complete stalling of related tourism activities will also lop transport emissions, and a “big reduction in petroleum product consumption”.

Prof. Jotzo said: “These are the wrong types of emissions reductions. This in no time for jubilation for a few percentage points.”

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