No COVID-19 climate silver lining in the US power sector

  title={No COVID-19 climate silver lining in the US power sector},
  author={Max Luke and Priyanshi Somani and Turner Cotterman and Dhruv Suri and Stephen J. Lee},
  journal={Nature Communications},
Recent studies conclude that the global coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic decreased power sector CO2 emissions globally and in the United States. In this paper, we analyze the statistical significance of CO2 emissions reductions in the U.S. power sector from March through December 2020. We use Gaussian process (GP) regression to assess whether CO2 emissions reductions would have occurred with reasonable probability in the absence of COVID-19 considering uncertainty due to factors unrelated to the… 
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