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Passenger Vehicle Emissions In US Comparable To A Mt. St Helens Eruption Every 3 Days

December 8th, 2016 | by Guest Contributor

Since the Mount St Helens eruption produced 10 million tons of CO2, this means that passenger vehicles in the USA alone emit as much CO2 as a Mt St. Helens eruption happening somewhere in America every 3 days. The transportation sector (airplanes, trains, ships and automobiles) makes up 26% of US greenhouse gas emissions with the remainder coming from electricity, industry, agriculture and commercial/residential use



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