Study Finds That Recent Investments by Energy Industry Have Lowered Greenhouse Gas Emissions
[Source: American Petroleum Institute ]
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25-Mar-2010
Greenhouse gas emissions from the U.S. oil and natural industry declined more than 48 million metric tons of carbon dioxide from 2007 to 2008, a reduction comparable to taking 9.7 million cars off the roads, an American Petroleum Institute-sponsored study estimates. Among the factors contributing to the reduction is more than $58 billion invested by the industry in low-carbon technologies from 2000 to 2008. The study found that emissions reductions fell into three...
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