These graphs show the changes in emissions and growth in the Power, Buildings, Industry, Transportation, and Agriculture sectors in US
Power Emissions and generation
There was steady emissions and generation growth through the mid-2000s. Until recently, emissions grew in tandem with increasing electricity demand.
Industry Industry emissions
Industrial emissions declined before the recession even as industrial production rose
Buildings Building sector emissions
Emissions grew slowly, but steadily, until 2005, when emissions peaked and slowly declined.
Transport Emissions and transport activity
Both passenger and freight travel increased significantly since 1980. Passenger travel dropped significantly during the recession.