EIA: GHG emissions up, but growth rate declines

11/20/2006
While volumes of greenhouse gases emitted in the US are rising, the rate of increase and amounts emitted in relation to economic growth are falling.In an annual estimate required by Congress, the US Energy Information Administration said 2005 emissions of greenhouse gases associated with human activity totaled 7.1 billion tonnes of carbon dioxide equivalent (CO2e). That’s up 0.6% from the year before and 17% from 1990 (see table). Click here to enlarge imageEmissions of CO2, the target of most policy proposals for global-warming remediation, grew in 2005 at a below-average rate of 0.3%. Emissions-adjusted to CO2e to reflect global warming potential-of nitrous oxide were up 1.9% and...
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