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Atmospheric Scientists Release First "Bottom-up" Estimates of China's CO2 Emissions
July 6, 2012
Atmospheric scientists at the Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences and Nanjing University have produced the first "bottom-up" estimates of China's carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions for 2005 to 2009, and the first statistically rigorous estimates of the uncertainties surrounding China's CO2 emissions.
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