Can we trust emission statistics?

Many have reported that CO2 emissions from fossil fuels and industry are flat, but we have had a record increase in CO2 concentrations in the atmosphere. Yes, this is exactly what is expected!

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CO2 concentrations have a well-known seasonal cycle (red) since there is more vegetation in the northern hemisphere, but the CO2 concentration is continuously rising with our CO2 emissions (grey/black).