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Emissions from U.S. Industrial Facilities Fell Nearly 5% in 2019

Jennifer A Dlouhy, on Bloomberg Green, reports that U.S. industrial emissions fell by nearly 5% in 2019.

The C3 Take
  • The transition from coal to natural gas has helped the United States become a global emissions reducer.
  • Innovation and markets, not top-down government mandates are the right ways to protect our environment.

“The drop is consistent with a decade-long downward trend in greenhouse gas releases from large stationary sources, partly propelled by the power sector’s ongoing shift away from coal to renewable sources and cleaner-burning natural gas.”

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