Apparently, where you build renewables matters more than how much capacity you build. According to the results of a 2013 paper published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, the amount of carbon dioxide, SO2, NOx, and PM2.5 displaced by renewable energy generation varies widely across the United States.
U.S. State & Regional Level Climate Policies
The United States has a number of initiatives as well as local, state, and federal policies, established to regulate the nation’s greenhouse gas emissions. Due to the decentralized nature of the country’s governmental structure, efforts at mitigation tend to vary in number, level of aggressiveness, and structure, depending on the… read more