TODAY IN ENERGY: U.S. energy-related CO2 emissions expected to rise slightly in 2018, remain flat in 2019

 

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TODAY IN ENERGY: Thursday, February 8, 2018

U.S. energy-related CO2 emissions expected to rise slightly in 2018, remain flat in 2019

EIA estimates that U.S. energy-related carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions declined by 861 million metric tons (14%) from 2005 to 2017. In the latest Short-Term Energy Outlook, EIA projects that CO2 emissions will rise 1.8%, from 5,143 million metric tons in 2017 to 5,237 million metric tons in 2018, then remain virtually unchanged in 2019. In 2019, energy-related CO2 emissions will be about 13% lower than 2005 levels.

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