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Nat Gas “Played a Large Role” in Lowering Carbon Emissions, Berkeley Lab Finds

The U.S. has made significant carbon emission reduction gains over the past 15 years primarily due to the increased use of natural gas in power generation, recently released Berkeley Lab data details. Emissions tied to the electricity sector were poised to surge over the last fifteen years, according to 2005 EIA predictions, yet the nation actually reduced power-related greenhouse gas emissions compared to government projections, the findings show.

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