New Report Shows U.S. Carbon Emissions Continued to Decline in 2016 – Thanks to Shale

The latest annual edition of “Trends in Global CO2 Emissions” by PBL Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency and the European Commission’s Joint Research Centre (JRC) contains good news for the world as a whole, and for the United States in particular. The report is the third this year to find that overall world carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions have remained flat for the third year in a row, and that U.S. CO2 emissions continue to decline as well.

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  1. […] development is having major impacts on the region – it’s driving new investments, helping to lower emissions and improve air quality, and is enticing manufacturing industries long forgotten (like steel) to come back to Appalachia. […]

  2. […] development is having major impacts on the region – it’s driving new investments, helping to lower emissions and improve air quality, and is enticing manufacturing industries long forgotten (like steel) to come back to Appalachia. […]

  3. […] and EPA’s findings echo global emissions inventories released this year that similarly have found the United States is leading the way in carbon emissions reductions […]

  4. […] bring back U.S. manufacturing and helping to rejuvenate the American chemical industry. And it is significantly lowering U.S. carbon emissions by providing a readily available supply of natural gas to be used for power […]

  5. […] small part to the abundance of natural gas in the Marcellus Shale. These new plants are helping to reduce air emissions for the power sector, and are bringing more than $10.5 billion in investments,  12,359 megawatts […]

  6. […] small part to the abundance of natural gas in the Marcellus Shale. These new plants are helping to reduce air emissions for the power sector, and are bringing more than $10.5 billion in investments,  12,359 megawatts […]

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