Carbon emissions from the United States energy sector declined between 2007 and 2015 in 43 states and increased in eight, the Energy Information Administration (EIA) has reported.
“On a per capita basis, energy-related CO2 emissions decreased in 49 states [...] and increased in [Louisiana and Nebraska] between 2005 and 2015,” the EIA said.
The data covers coal, gas and petroleum, and measured emissions released at areas where fossil fuels are consumed. The states with highest energy-related emissions in 2015 were either densely populated or large energy producers...
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