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INFOGRAPHIC: Whose Carbon Is America Burning?

INFOGRAPHIC: Whose Carbon Is America Burning?

In 2007, US carbon emissions peaked at roughly 6,029 Mt. We know a lot a how these emissions are generated, and why they have declined since then. But few of us realize where they come from. The flag

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U.S. Plug-In Car Sales Triple in 2012; UK Electric Car Sales Expected to Double in 2013

U.S. Plug-In Car Sales Triple in 2012; UK Electric Car Sales Expected to Double in 2013

Early returns show that 2012 will go down as a good year for electric car sales. In the United States, 53,000 plug-ins were sold, compared to about 17,500 in 2011. While there isn't sufficient data to

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US Emissions Rose 4% in 2010, Partly Due to Increased Coal Use

US Emissions Rose 4% in 2010, Partly Due to Increased Coal Use

Despite all of the ongoing efforts to increase renewable energy and curb our carbon footprints, carbon dioxide emissions in the United States rose 3.9 percent last year. While this is upsetting in itself,

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