San Diego Dirtier than China

In a new working paper called “The Greenness of China: Household Carbon Dioxide Emissions and Urban Development,” Siqi Zheng, Rui Wang, Edward L. Glaeser, and Matthew E. Kahn rank 74 Chinese cities in terms of their household carbon footprints.

"So just how far apart are residential emissions in the U.S. and China? As the authors write:

Even in the dirtiest city (Daqing), a standardized household produces only one-fifth of that in America's greenest city (San Diego)."

Thanks to Franny Ritchie

Full Story: China’s Greenest Cities, and Its Brownest: No Match for San Diego

Comments

Comments

Ummm...

Just curious...

When did San Diego become America's "Greenest City"?

Talk about not being able to see the forest for the trees...

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