As in: At current emission levels, we will suffer Total Weather Apocalypse by 2050.
emission reductions from recycling are not massive, but they are still significant.
The DEP has authority only over manufacturing or emission sites, not mere storage sites, as this one is.
early 15c., "something sent forth," from Middle French émission (14c.) and directly from Latin emissionem (nominative emissio) "a sending out, projecting, hurling, letting go, releasing," from past participle stem of emittere "send out" (see emit). Meaning "a giving off or emitting" is from 1610s.
emission e·mis·sion (ĭ-mĭsh'ən)
A discharge of fluid from a living body, usually a seminal discharge.