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Decomposing the 2010 global carbon dioxide emissions rebound

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Figure 1: Energy intensity and carbon intensity of energy.


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All authors contributed to the analysis. F.J. led the work. P.J.B. and P.J.W. contributed data analysis and writing. A.M. and D.I.S. provided input to the research design and writing.

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Jotzo, F., Burke, P., Wood, P. et al. Decomposing the 2010 global carbon dioxide emissions rebound. Nature Clim Change 2, 213–214 (2012).

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