Want to know how much gunk your state is — or isn’t — pumping into the air? Check out this data-visualization tool from Georgetown Climate Center.
We’ve spent hours (sorry, boss!) playing with this multifaceted tool, which builds easy-to-read visuals by combining datasets such as electricity generation, carbon pollution and renewables potential.
“This tool has a ‘state lens’ for all datasets with a focus on energy and climate. And we want to make it user-friendly for the public and decision-makers in the state,” Drew Veysey, institute associate at Georgetown Climate Center, told the Clean Energy Finance Forum.
We took a gander at the stats for New York and were pleased to see a steady increase in renewables-generation over the last several years:
Along with a marked drop in CO2 emissions since 2005:
Go ahead: Dig in, and let us know what strikes you most.
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