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May 26, 2024
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EPA: US GHG Emissions Rose 1.3% in 2022
Annual GHG Inventory Shows US Lagging on Biden’s 50%-reduction-by-2030 Target
Fossil fuel combustion made up 93% of U.S. carbon dioxide emissions in 2022.
Fossil fuel combustion made up 93% of U.S. carbon dioxide emissions in 2022. | EPA
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The topline figures from EPA’s new inventory of U.S. greenhouse gas emissions from 1990 to 2022 show the country’s slow and uneven progress toward President Joe Biden’s goal of cutting emissions by 50 to 52% below 2005 levels by 2030.
Environmental Protection AgencyFossil FuelsIndustrial DecarbonizationRenewable PowerTransportation Decarbonization