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Greenhouse Gas Emissions Rose in 2014 as U.S. Economy Grew More

U.S. energy-related emissions of heat-trapping carbon dioxide grew in 2014 for the second straight year, but not as much as the economy.

Emissions rose 0.7 percent last year, lagging behind growth in gross domestic product of 2.4 percent, the U.S. Energy Department said on its website Monday.