Tag: US carbon emissions

News and Policies, U.S.

US carbon emissions see largest yearly gain in 8 years, data show

January 8, 2019

Via: CNBC energy

U.S. carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions saw a yearly increase of 3.4 percent in 2018, according to preliminary estimates released Tuesday. The rise represents the second-biggest yearly gain in over two decades, independent research provider the Rhodium Group said in a […]

Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Using Electricity for Heat Creates Massive Carbon Reductions, RMI Finds

June 15, 2018

Via: Energy Manager Today

Businesses and homes that use electricity for heat instead of fossil fuels can avoid 10% of US carbon emissions, a new report from the Rocky Mountain Institute found. In addition, the RMI analysis concluded that those savings can increase the […]