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Global Warming Pollution in New Jersey: Key Steps to Reduce Emissions from Electricity Generation and Transportation

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Publication Date: April 2005

Publisher(s): New Jersey Public Interest Research Group. Law and Policy Center

Author(s): Dave Algoso; Emily Rusch

Funder(s): Energy Foundation

Funder(s): Energy Foundation

Topic: Environment (Weather and climate)

Keywords: reducing emissions

Type: Report

Coverage: New Jersey

Abstract:

Global Warming Pollution in New Jersey provides an inventory of carbon dioxide emissions in New Jersey. The study reveals that transportation and electricity generation produce 70 percent of emissions of carbon dioxide, the leading global warming pollutant, and that emissions from these sectors are expected to rise. The report concludes with suggestions for policies that could help reduce emissions in the state.