Cities’ Emissions Are Decreasing Even as Their Economies and Populations Grow

https://e360.yale.edu/digest/cities-emissions-are-decreasing-even-as-their-economies-and-populations-grow

Twenty-seven cities across the globe, home to 54 million people, have already reached their peak greenhouse gas levels and are now seeing emissions fall an average 2 percent per year, according to C40 Cities, a coalition of local governments working to fulfill the Paris climate agreement. This downward trend is happening even as the cities’ economies grow an average of 3 percent per year, and their populations 1.4 percent per year.

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Original Title: Cities’ Emissions Are Decreasing Even as Their Economies and Populations Grow
Full Text of the Original Article: https://e360.yale.edu/digest/cities-emissions-are-decreasing-even-as-their-economies-and-populations-grow