Global CO2 emissions hit record high, inflation rates vary

Financial Times March 1, 2024, 08:00 PM UTC

Summary: In 2023, global carbon dioxide emissions from energy reached a record high of 37.4bn tonnes. US inflation eased to 2.4% in January, while the eurozone saw a 2.6% inflation rate in February. UK house prices rose, and 117 MPs urged funding for victims of the infected blood scandal. Economic growth in Brazil stalled, and China's manufacturing activity slowed for the fifth consecutive month. Elon Musk sued OpenAI for breach of contract. The University of Texas photographed a bird listed as 'lost' after 20 years.

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