Greenpeace UK executive director John Sauven comments to the Guardian newspaper on the record emissions figures released by the International Energy Agency:
"This news should shock the world.
"Yet even now politicians in each of the great powers are eyeing up extraordinary and risky ways to extract the world's last remaining reserves of fossil fuels - even from under the melting ice of the Arctic.
"You don't put out a fire with gasoline. It will now be up to us to stop them."