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Linden - New Jersey - APRIL 22: A chimney from the Linden Cogeneration Plant is seen in Linden New Jersey April 22, 2022. United States is the second-largest contributor of CO2 emissions, responsible for 4.8 billion tons of CO2 in 2017. The United States emitted a total of 6.5 billion tons of greenhouse gases. U.S. net emissions decreased by 12% between 2005 and 2017 with the electric power sector emissions falling 27% as a result of increased use of renewable energy, shifting from coal to natural gas, and leveling of electricity demand. The transportation sector is the largest contributor to emissions, responsible for 29% of emissions, followed by electricity (28%), and industry (22%).. (Photo by Kena Betancur/VIEWpress)
Linden - New Jersey - APRIL 22: A chimney from the Linden Cogeneration Plant is seen in Linden New Jersey April 22, 2022. United States is the second-largest contributor of CO2 emissions, responsible for 4.8 billion tons of CO2 in 2017. The United States emitted a total of 6.5 billion tons of greenhouse gases. U.S. net emissions decreased by 12% between 2005 and 2017 with the electric power sector emissions falling 27% as a result of increased use of renewable energy, shifting from coal to...
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