5.9% December 16, 2011 : 4:43 PM

This is an incredibly disconcerting sign:

“An analysis released over the weekend tells us that global carbon emissions leaped 5.9% in 2010, the largest absolute jump since the Industrial Revolution. Compare the nearly 6% increase in pollution last year to the 3% yearly growth in 2000-2010, and 1% in the 90s. Notice a trend?”

Source: Climate Reality blog