• GHG emissions per capita declined 8.7 percent from 2019 to 2020, while the state’s inflation-adjusted GDP per capita declined by 2.7 percent year-over-year over the same time period. Compared to 1990, GHG emissions per capita and inflation-adjusted GDP per capita are down 35 percent and up 67.7 percent, respectively, in 2020. GDP per capita declined for the first time since the Great Recession due to pandemic-induced closures and a slowdown of economic activity. In comparison, GDP per capita in the nation overall fell 3.1 percent from 2019 to 2020.21

21 Real gross domestic product per capita from the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis. Available at: https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/A939RX0Q048SBEA