Greenhouse Emissions Rocketed In '07: US Report

Law360, New York (December 8, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- The U.S. Energy Information Administration’s annual report has concluded that a combination of environmental and economic factors caused a historic spike in total greenhouse gas emissions and carbon dioxide emissions in 2007.

The 16th annual report — released Wednesday by the EIA, the independent analytical agency within the Department of Energy — found that 2007 greenhouse gas emissions increased 1.4 percent from the previous year's total and attributed the historic jump primarily to increases in carbon dioxide.

The 1.4 percent increase in total greenhouse gas emissions...
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