US coal power declines drive 2.1% emission cut in 2019 -report

Published 16:22 on January 7, 2020  /  Last updated at 22:04 on January 7, 2020  /  Americas, International, US  /  No Comments

US emissions reversed course in 2019 on a record plunge in coal-fired generation, but flat or rising discharges from other sources leave the country far off track from meeting its UN Paris Agreement goals, according to preliminary estimates published Tuesday.

US emissions reversed course in 2019 on a record plunge in coal-fired generation, but flat or rising discharges from other sources leave the country far off track from meeting its UN Paris Agreement goals, according to preliminary estimates published Tuesday.

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