Carbon Pollution Rate for the Electricity Sector (% change, all fuel sources)

Hover over the bar graph below to view the change in the rate of carbon pollution emitted from the electricity sector from 2005 to 2018 in a state or region. The rate of carbon pollution is expressed as pounds of CO2 emissions divided by megawatt-hours of electricity generated in a state or region.


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Source: EIA, 2018.

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50 States Comparison Scatterplot

Compare states using two sets of criteria. Hover over a state's data point to see how they compare to other states in the chosen criteria.

Change the criteria using the drop down boxes to alter the variables in the graph below: