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U.S. Greenhouse Gas Emissions Rose by 1.4 Percent in 2007

Article: U.S. Greenhouse Gas Emissions Rose by 1.4 Percent in 2007

WASHINGTON, DC, December 3, 2008 (ENS) – Total U.S. greenhouse gas emissions were 7,282 million metric tons carbon dioxide equivalent in 2007 – an increase of 1.4 percent from the 2006 level, federal government figures show. The figures are contained in an annual report titled, “Emissions of Greenhouse Gases in the United States 2007,” released…

UK Greenhouse Gas Emissions On Track to Hit Kyoto Target

Article: UK Greenhouse Gas Emissions On Track to Hit Kyoto Target

LONDON, UK, March 27, 2008 (ENS) – Environment Secretary Hilary Benn today said that the UK is making progress on cutting greenhouse gas emissions, but there is still much work to do. Provisional statistics published today for total UK greenhouse gas emissions for 2007 showed a drop of two percent below the previous year, with…