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Eastside carbon emissions still below pre-pandemic levels, studies find

Posted on AllSides April 15th, 2024
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Greenhouse gas emissions from most Eastside cities remain below the highs seen before the COVID-19 pandemic, according to analyses of 2022 emissions from Redmond, Bellevue, Mercer Island, Issaquah and Kirkland. Each of the cities began keeping track of emissions in different years, but this is the first time the cities have released their findings together and used the same methodologies to account for carbon dioxide, methane and other greenhouse gases released from activities such as driving, warming and cooling of buildings, garbage disposal and wastewater treatment. The reports are the...

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