Top polluter, China, posted smallest emissions increase in the past 10 years; U.S. emissions declined by 3.8 per cent.
Mounting public pressure for cleaner environment has government looking at multiple ways to curb pollution
Policies to curtail amount of greenhouse gases come with considerable benefits, too
The 720-megatonne estimate is 65 megatonnes lower than the total at this time last year.
Sustainability strategy entails growing the business without increasing net carbon footprint.
International Energy Agency shows record-high emissions from fossil fuels could result in additional shipping and aviation levies.