The Most Detailed Map of Auto Emissions in America

The New York Times today published an article with detailed maps of automobile emissions in the U.S. Despite significant national progress in reducing emissions from power generation in recent years, transportation emissions have remained stubbornly high. After decreasing during the Great Recession, transportation emissions have been increasing since 2013. 

According to the article, "...even as vehicles have become more efficient, Americans, buoyed by a strong economy and low gas prices, have been driving more miles and buying more S.U.V.s and pickup trucks, which have lower gas mileage. Freight trucking is also on the rise."

Read the full article and view the maps here.