A note on the historical industrial production of carbon dioxide
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The historical record of CO2 emissions from industrial activity is reexamined. The overall annual growth rate has been about 3.5% but with wide variations due to economic fluctuations. It is unlikely that the total CO2 production would have been greatly different had the major wars of the Twentieth Century been avoided.
KeywordsGrowth Rate Dioxide Carbon Dioxide Twentieth Century Industrial Production
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