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Greenhouse gas emissions fall: Good news and bad news

The good news is that in 2019 U.S. greenhouse gas emissions dropped by 2.1 percent. This drop reflects an 18 percent fall in emissions from coal-fired electric power plants. However, the U.S. didn’t stop producing electricity. Instead, many electric power generation plants switched to natural gas. Increased emissions in gas-driven electric power production helped offset some Read More…

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Ignore climate change in decision making; what does this mean?

Recent Trump administration overhauls of guidelines for federal agencies may instruct them to ignore climate change. The context is that these agencies would not have to take climate change into account when defining the impact of major infrastructure projects. The goal is to speed up the approval process for these large projects.  Efficiency is a Read More…