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2023 sees record fossil fuel use and emissions, challenging transition to low-carbon energy amid climate thresholds.


Fossil fuel use, emissions hit records in 2023, report says

In 2023, global fossil fuel consumption and related emissions reached record levels despite a slight decrease in fossil fuels’ share of the overall energy mix. This paradox highlights the challenges of transitioning to lower carbon energy sources as global temperatures approach critical thresholds. This information comes amidst the first full year of rerouted Russian energy flows post-Ukraine invasion and the absence of COVID-19 restrictions, according to the industry’s Statistical Review of World Energy report.

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