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Chart: Advanced economies trend toward decarbonization

Advanced economies are emitting less carbon now than at any time since the 1980s.

Source: OECD via Bespoke Investment Group; Chart: Axios Visuals

Why it matters: Even if countries don't achieve their Paris Agreement goals, decarbonization is a long-term trend worth investing in. As countries get richer, they invariably also get cleaner. This week Britain burned no coal for electricity for the first time since the Industrial Revolution.