New publication on the greenhouse gas emission trends across Africa over the last 3 decades

Earlier in January, a new review article written by Mounia Mostefaoui and colleagues was published in Earth System Science Data.

The aim of the publication was to assess African anthropogenic greenhouse gas emissions and removals by using different data products, including inventories and process-based models, and to compare their relative merits with inversion data coming from satellites. Their results show a good match among the various estimates in terms of overall trends at a regional level and on a decadal basis, but large differences even among similar data types, which is a limit to the possibility of verification of country-reported data.

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