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US Falling Emissions a Mirage: Offshoring and Fracking by Bruce Melton

By CO2, Emissions, Fracking, Methane, Truthout.org

(First published on Truthout April 2, 2014) America’s emissions are not falling, as suggested by the US Energy Information Administration (EIA). The two main reasons are offshored goods and services and fracked natural gas. The EIA does two things that obscure reality when evaluating emissions. One is that it counts only emissions made in the…

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