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2020 Saw a Historic Drop in Emissions, But It Can’t Last

Preliminary research shows emissions dropped by more than 10%

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Greenhouse gas emissions dropped by more than 10% in the U.S. in 2020 due to efforts to mitigate the spread of Covid-19, according to a preliminary report published by the independent research company Rhodium Group on Tuesday.




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Drew Costley

Drew Costley

Drew Costley is a Staff Writer at FutureHuman covering the environment, health, science and tech. Previously @ SFGate, East Bay Express, USA Today, etc.

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