Thursday, May 24, 2007

U.S. Carbon Dioxide Emissions from Fossil Fuels Declined by 1.3 Percent in 2006

"Factors that drove emissions lower include weather conditions that reduced the demand for heating and cooling services; higher energy prices for natural gas, motor gasoline, and electricity, that reduced energy demand; and the use of a less carbon-intensive fuel mix (more natural gas and non-carbon fuels) in the generation of electricity."

EIA Press Release

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