Visualizing CO2 Emissions: Case Study NYC

For one thing, he [Pushker Kharecha of Columbia University’s Earth Institute] says, as I suspected, New York isn’t as bad as other places. If you compare cities to suburbs and rural areas, cities are often more energy efficient. People who live in detached houses, who drive everywhere, whose power comes from coal and gas, often have much higher CO2 emissions per capita.

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