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Following national trends, greenhouse gas emissions linked to climate change continue dropping locally [in Tucson, Arizona], a government report shows.

The region’s weak economy clearly is playing a role in the decline, a University of Arizona expert said. But it’s not just dollars and cents.

Recent signs of a shift to solar energy and to natural gas from coal burning for electricity also have made a difference, said the UA expert, Derek Lemoine, an assistant professor who specializes in energy and environmental economics.

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