Greenhouse emissions reached record levels in 2020, even with pandemic lockdowns

Posted by on October 25, 2021 9:55 am
Categories: US National Stories

Emissions rise from the Duke Energy Corp. coal-fired Asheville Power Plant in Arden, N.C., in 2018.

The U.N. meteorological agency says despite a decrease in emissions due to reduced economic activity during COVID-19, CO2 and other warming gases continued to accumulate in the atmosphere.

(Image credit: Charles Mostoller/Bloomberg via Getty Images)

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