2015-08-05. US Carbon Pollution From Power Plants Hits 27-Year Low.

posted Aug 12, 2015, 7:56 PM by Alan Gould
The Associated Press, The New York Times. For GSS Climate Change chapter 10. Excerpt: Heat-trapping pollution from U.S. power plants hit a 27-year low in April, the Department of Energy announced Wednesday. A big factor was the long-term shift from coal to cleaner and cheaper natural gas, said Energy Department economist Allen McFarland. Outside experts also credit more renewable fuel use and energy efficiency.... http://www.nytimes.com/aponline/2015/08/05/science/ap-us-sci-carbon-pollution.html