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US Greenhouse Gas Emissions

U.S. More Than Half Way Towards 2020 Greenhouse Gas Pledge

Reuters | Posted 06.16.2014 | Green

WASHINGTON, April 15 (Reuters) - U.S. greenhouse gas emissions fell nearly 10 percent from 2005 to 2012, more than halfway toward the United States'...

10 U.S. Cities Vow To Cut Emissions From Buildings

AP | By ALICIA CHANG | Posted 03.31.2014 | Green

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mayors from 10 U.S. cities took aim at their skylines Wednesday, pledging to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions from their buildings...

Study: U.S. Methane Emissions Much Higher Than EPA Estimates

AP | SETH BORENSTEIN | Posted 11.25.2013 | Green

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States is spewing 50 percent more methane — a potent heat-trapping gas — than the federal government estimates, a n...

Natural Gas, Efficiency Fuel U.S. Carbon Emissions Decline

Posted 10.22.2013 | Green

From Climate Central's Bobby Magill: U.S. carbon dioxide emissions related to energy consumption dropped to their lowest point since 1994 last year...

Will Obama Sidestep Congress On Climate Change?

AP | DINA CAPPIELLO | Posted 04.22.2013 | Green

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama is talking about climate change like it was 2009. The president, who rarely uttered the words "climate change"...

Greenhouse Gases Rise With GDP, Slower To Fall In Recession

Reuters | Posted 12.07.2012 | Green

* New buildings, cars keep emissions up in a downturn * May need economic rethink of GDP, CO2 growth-study By Alister Do...