US GHG emissions slowly increase in 2022 on less coal, more natural gas in power sector

Published 19:25 on January 10, 2023  /  Last updated at 19:25 on January 10, 2023  /  Americas, International, US  /  No Comments

US GDP growth outpaced GHG emissions in 2022 for the first time since 2019, as electricity generation was less reliant on coal than renewables but natural gas still took the biggest share, according to a report released Tuesday.

US GDP growth outpaced GHG emissions in 2022 for the first time since 2019, as electricity generation was less reliant on coal than renewables but natural gas still took the biggest share, according to a report released Tuesday.

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