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University of Maryland awarded $2.3 million grant to document greenhouse gas reductions

University of Maryland awarded $2.3 million grant to document greenhouse gas reductions

The University of Maryland’s Center for Global Sustainability was jointly awarded a $2.3 million grant to evaluate nationwide greenhouse gas reduction efforts along with the Rocky Mountain Institute, according to a news release.

The grant was issued by former New York City Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, who is serving as the United Nations Secretary-General’s special envoy for climate action. Information collected at the University of Maryland will be submitted in a report to the U.N. to “demonstrate U.S. progress in meeting carbon reduction commitments made under the Paris Climate Agreement,” the release states.

The report, which is the third of its kind that the university...

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