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US cities may be under-reporting their emissions… by up to 145%

This article was originally published by Sarah Wray on Cities Today, the leading news platform on urban mobility and innovation, reaching an international audience of city leaders. For the latest updates follow Cities Today on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram, and YouTube, or sign up for Cities Today News. A new study finds that US cities could be underestimating their greenhouse gas emissions by an average of 18.3% and in some cases by up to 145%. The researchers put the discrepancies largely down to inconsistencies in the way cities calculate emissions. The study, published in Nature Communications, compared the self-reported emissions inventories of 48…

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