Doyle: America’s Greatest Untold Success Story

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CEA’s Kevin Doyle examines how Virginia’s environment is getting cleaner with key pollutants on the decline as a result of a diverse energy portfolio.

Even without being a signatory to the Paris climate accord, we will by 2025 be more than two-thirds of the way to reaching our targeted emissions reduction of 28 percent from 2005 levels, according to Bloomberg Philanthropies. In fact, the U.S. has pared its annual carbon dioxide-equivalent output by almost as much as the entire European Union since 2005, according to the Environmental and Energy Study Institute. Each year, that works out to a reduction of 760 million metric tons versus the 770 million for the entire E.U.

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