Throughout 2020, Rhodium Group has been tracking real-time energy and emissions implications of COVID-19. Based on preliminary economic and energy data, we estimate that this historic shock to economic activity led to a 10.3% drop in US emissions in 2020
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In 2013, a year after Xi Jinping came to power, China set out an ambitious market-oriented reform program. In the final instalment of the China Dashboard, we assess China's progress against the reform goals it set out for itself.
Congress passed a raft of legislation funding the government for 2021 and much-needed COVID-19 fiscal relief. As part of this legislative push, Congress also included the first major climate legislation in over a decade and a surprise package of tax credit extenders.
Pandemic Causes Historic — But Fleeting— Drop In U.S. Climate Emissions
NPR Jan 14
3 Lessons From a Very Strange Year for Carbon Pollution
The Atlantic Jan 12
Greenhouse gas emissions in the U.S. saw largest drop since World War II due to...
CBS News Jan 12
The pandemic led to an unprecedented drop in emissions
Axios Jan 12
US greenhouse gas emissions fell 10% in 2020 as Covid curbed travel
The Guardian Jan 12
Record Drop in U.S. Emissions Is No Cause for Celebration
Scientific American Jan 12
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