Noxious Uncoupling

“Fossil fuel emissions in the United States have fallen significantly since 2005 and declined each of the previous three years, in part because of a boom in cheap natural gas and renewable energy, which have been rapidly displacing dirtier coal-fired power.” But, as one climate and energy analyst explains, “we haven’t yet successfully decoupled U.S. emissions growth from economic growth.” NYT: U.S. Carbon Emissions Surged in 2018 Even as Coal Plants Closed.

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