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Public lands fly under climate radar

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Global greenhouse gas emissions are set to rise again in 2018. New research from the United States Geological Survey casts light on emissions from fuels produced on federal lands and finds that they accounted for over 20% of US emissions in recent years.

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  1. Emmett Interdisciplinary Program in Environment and Resources, Stanford University, California, USA

    • Nathan Ratledge
  2. Department of Earth System Science, University of California Irvine, California, USA

    • Steven J. Davis
  3. Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of California Irvine, California, USA

    • Steven J. Davis
  4. Apogee Economics and Policy, Washington, DC, USA

    • Laura Zachary


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