U.S. GHG Emissions Rebound In 2021 As Economy Recovers From Virus

January 10, 2022
As the U.S. economy started to recover last year from the covid pandemic, greenhouse gas emissions surged toward pre-pandemic levels, with some researchers suggesting the tally underscores the need for additional federal climate policy to meet the Biden administration’s 2030 climate targets. Research firm the Rhodium Group in a preliminary estimate released Jan. 10 finds 2021 GHG emissions increased 6.2% from 2020 levels, though they are still 5% below 2019 levels. The rebound in emissions was largely expected, as much...

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