EM SC 240N
Energy and Sustainability in Contemporary Culture

Text Version of Figure 3.11


According to the US EIA, carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from electricity generation totaled 1,925 million metric tons in 2015, the lowest since 1993 and 21% below their 2005 level. Overall, emissions tended to rise between 1990 and 2007, when they gradually began to fall, with 2015 at the lowest levels depicted on the graph.