Ranked carbon- emitting states: CA, TX, LA, FL, all in the Ten Across region
The transition from fossil fuels to renewable and cleaner options is imperative, and no region of the country has a more central role in this change than Ten Across. The economic ecosystem built around the extraction and burning of fossil fuels must give way to alternative energy sources and a more thoughtful approach to the built environment.
Ecosystem of infrastructure: The Gulf Coast represents >50% of U.S. refining and processing capacity—highly vulnerable to increasingly extreme weather events.
Combined miles of fossil energy pipelines in Gulf of Mexico