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Billion-Dollar Extreme Weather Events

This map and related materials pertaining to all types of extreme weather can be found here. Last updated January 2022

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U.S. State Greenhouse Gas Emissions Targets

A greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions target is a state-level goal to reduce emissions by a specific amount by a pre-determined date. The targets can cover all greenhouse gas emissions or specific gases (e.g., carbon dioxide only). The targets can be …

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U.S. State Electricity Portfolio Standards

Thirty states and the District of Columbia require electric utilities to deliver a certain amount of electricity from renewable or other clean electricity sources. Most of these requirements take the form of either: a renewable portfolio standard (RPS)—adopted by 20 …

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U.S. State Clean Vehicle Policies and Incentives

The transportation sector became the largest source of U.S. greenhouse gas emissions in 2016. While transportation sector emissions have fallen by 6.1 percent from their 2005 peak, transportation sector emissions grew about 21.5 percent from 1990 to 2016, largely driven …

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Low Carbon and Alternative Fuel Standard

The transportation sector is the largest source of U.S. greenhouse gas emissions. While transportation sector emissions have fallen by 6.1% from their 2005 peak, transportation sector emissions grew about 21.5% from 1990 to 2016, largely driven by increased demand for …

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U.S. State Energy Financial Incentives for CCS

Many states encourage the development of projects to capture carbon from point sources such as coal and gas fired power plants and ethanol plants. Once captured, the carbon dioxide (CO2) may be transported via pipeline for geologic storage in a …

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