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Recession likely to hinder rebounding emissions levels

The Hill, June 21, 2020

June 21, 2020

Recession likely to hinder rebounding emissions levels

“The economy is dependent on energy,” said Steve Davis, a professor at the University of California, Irvine. “If you’re making stuff, you need heat and electricity to make that stuff. Then you need oil to deliver that stuff. So when the economy slows down, you get less consumption demand as people do less and make less.”