Climate Change and Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Ameren has long recognized the need to address the climate change challenge. We believe it is possible to achieve climate goals while still protecting consumer costs, and we believe these goals should be determined through a legislative, rather than regulatory approach.

Ameren has addressed the climate issue by:

What we're doing now to achieve our climate goals:

  • Since 2008, our carbon dioxide mass emissions have been reduced 20%.
  • Ameren's greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions were nearly 14 million tons lower in 2012 compared to 2011.
  • We are offsetting the equivalent of roughly two million tons of GHG emissions with our clean energy programs, such as renewables (wind, solar, methane recovery), energy efficiency and Pure Power.

View our Corporate Social Responsibility Report for more information on sustainability at Ameren.

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