U.S. CO2 Emissions Fall to Lowest First-quarter Level in 20 years

U.S. CO2 Emissions Fall to Lowest First-quarter Level in 20 years

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pollution in WisconsinCarbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from energy use in the first quarter of this year fell to their lowest level in the US in 20 years, as demand shifted to natural gas-fired generation and away from coal-fired electricity due to record low gas prices, the energy department said.

The nation’s carbon emissions fell 8 percent from the same period a year ago.

(READ the story from Reuters)


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