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Trucks cross the Vincent Thomas Bridge above a container ship at the Port of Los Angeles on Nov. 30, 2021 in San Pedro, Calif.

U.S. greenhouse gas emissions jumped in 2021, a threat to climate goals

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — U.S. greenhouse gas emissions rose by 6.2% last year compared to 2020, new data released Monday shows. The spike was attributed to a slew of causes, including behavior changes after COVID-19 vaccines became widely available, the research firm Rhodium Group reported. But it also means governmental goals to combat climate change… Read More

The coal power station on the border between WV and PA

Environmental Group Says Greenhouse Gas Reduction Result Of Obama Policies, Not Trump

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The Trump Administration is touting a new report that shows a decrease in greenhouse gas emissions nationwide. But Ohio environmental advocates say the celebration will be short-lived because of President Donald Trump’s new policies. The U.S. EPA says greenhouse gas emissions went down almost 3% last year compared to 2016, and large power plant emissions fell by 4.5%. The Trump… Read More