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Lab CO2 Emissions (1) Which state has the highest total CO2 emissions? Answer: Texas (2) Provide a hypothesis for why this state has the highest total level of CO2 emissions. Is there some characteristic of this state that causes the higher emission levels? (State by State Total CO2 Emissions Hypothesis: Texas has allot of CO2 emissions that can come from numerous reasons. This can be caused by Texas being an oil paradise or Texas being the largest state. Texas also has a larger population than most other states and Texas’s large rugged areas has allot of plant that can also cause harm to the environment. Such as, the W.A. Parish plant in Thompsons Texas and the Martin Lake plant in Tatum Texas are coal-fired power plants. Also, the South Texas plant in Wadsworth Texas are nuclear power plants. All these could be possible reasons on why Texas has a higher CO2 emission rate. (3) (From the article below) "Are larger cities more energy efficient than smaller ones?
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