Fwd: How Much Greenhouse Gas Does Your State Emit?
From: Scott Jackson (sjackzen46gmail.com)
Date: Mon, 19 May 2014 22:49:51 -0700 (PDT)
A map from Ecowatch.

Scott Jackson
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Date: Mon, May 19, 2014 at 9:20 PM
Subject: How Much Greenhouse Gas Does Your State Emit?


*How Much Greenhouse Gas Does Your State Emit?*Brandon
Baker<http://ecowatch.com/author/brandon-baker/>| May 17, 2014 9:00 am

Just like our 50 states vary in size, infrastructure and finances, they
also differ in the amount of dangerous gases their industries emit into the

Using the most recent state-level carbon dioxide data from the U.S. Energy
Information Administration and large-facility greenhouse gas emission data
from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency,
compiled a ranking of the greenhouse gas output of each state.

“Climate change is an ever-growing concern for our planet,” Christian
Neeser writes. “It is not a problem that is easily quantifiable or
solvable, but we can start with awareness.”

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Despite its strong
clean, wind energy, Texas was the highest-emitting state, by far,
nearly doubling second-place California. Vermont was the lowest greenhouse

MyLife also considered the state Census population estimates to figure out
the emissions-per-capita ranking. New
the lowest emissions per capita, while Wyoming had the highest.
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