California’s 2018 Wildfires Have Emitted A Year’s Worth of Power Pollution

https://e360.yale.edu/digest/californias-2018-wildfires-have-emitted-a-years-worth-of-power-pollution

California’s record-breaking 2018 wildfire season has released emissions equivalent to about 68 million tons of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere – equal to the emissions produced from generating one year’s worth of electricity in the state, or about 15 percent of California’s total annual emissions, according to a new statement by the U.S. Department of the Interior.

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Original Title: California’s 2018 Wildfires Have Emitted A Year’s Worth of Power Pollution
Full Text of the Original Article: https://e360.yale.edu/digest/californias-2018-wildfires-have-emitted-a-years-worth-of-power-pollution