UPDATE – Q4 drop can’t offset nearly 7% rise in 2018 RGGI emissions

Published 22:21 on January 31, 2019  /  Last updated at 18:01 on February 4, 2019  /  Americas, US  /  No Comments

Power sector emissions covered under the northeast US RGGI carbon market increased by almost 7% last year despite falling in Q4, marking only the second time in the programme’s history that yearly CO2 output has accelerated.

*Updates figures from last week’s story to account for emissions adjustments made by RGGI on Friday*

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