by Jeff Spross Posted on June 18, 2014
An eye-popping two-thirds of Americans support a new federal rule cutting carbon dioxide emissions from the nation's power plants, the latest in a string of polls finding similar approval.
by Emily Atkin Posted on June 6, 2014
Brazil's cuts to greenhouse gases are more than three times bigger than the effect of taking all the cars in the U.S. off the road for a year.
We know the job market will change, but by how much? And is the transition worth it?
by Katie Valentine Posted on June 3, 2014
"Reducing this carbon pollution is in our national interest."
by Jeff Spross Posted on May 28, 2014
The Chamber's analysis is likely the latest in a long history of "doom and gloom" predictions that overstate the costs and vastly lowball the benefits of cutting carbon dioxide and other pollutants.
by Jeff Spross Posted on April 16, 2014
The agency's annual inventory of greenhouse gas emissions found a decline after 2007, but there could be at least one hole in the measurements.
by Kiley Kroh Posted on April 9, 2014
The concentration of carbon dioxide, the greenhouse gas that drives climate change, hit a level unseen in human history this week.
by Jeff Spross Posted on April 7, 2014
A new field test by researchers in California appears to confirm that humanity's carbon dioxide emissions could decrease the nutritional value of crops, further threatening future food security.
by Jeff Spross Posted on March 19, 2014
The program, started by Charles Keeling in 1958 and continued by his son, is one of two that directly measure the amount of CO2 in the Earth's atmosphere.
by Katie Valentine Posted on March 6, 2014
The NRDC called the passage of the bill in the House "a major weakening of the Clean Air Act." Prospects are weaker in the Senate, and President Obama would be expected to veto it if it came to his desk, however.