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U.S. carbon dioxide emissions up in 2018

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Carbon dioxide emissions in the U.S. rose sharply in 2018 after declining for three years.

Those emissions jumped by 3.4 percent last year.

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According to researchers, the increase marks the second largest yearly gain in climate change causing carbon dioxide emissions in more than two decades.

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