View of surface mining and a lignite-fired power station on the Polish side of the Polish-German-Czech border triangle on February 05, 2018 in Bogatynia, Poland | Florian Gaertner/Photothek via Getty Images

The World Is Supposed to Cut Its Carbon Emissions, But It’s Not Happening

After three years of remaining flat, global carbon dioxide emissions rose in 2017, according to the International Energy Agency.