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US Emissions Climbed 6.2% in 2021, Partially Reversing 2020’s Decline

By January 14, 2022No Comments

Coal Burned for Electricity Spiked 17% for Its First Year Over Year Increase Since 2014

“Much like in-person happy hours, greenhouse gases rebounded in a big way last year.As Covid restrictions eased in 2021, US greenhouse gas emissions jumped 6.2%, according to a report from the Rhodium Group. That represents a sharp U-turn from the I Am Legend days of 2020, when emissions plunged 10% for their largest yearly drop on record.”
Morning Brew, By Neal Freyman, 01/10/22

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