By Jeff Spross on April 10, 2014
The meetings included officials from a number of states -- Kentucky and West Virginia among them -- along with trade associations, environmental groups, and major companies.
By Ari Phillips on April 8, 2014
Concrete is the most consumed substance on Earth after water. It is also a major contributor to climate change.
By Jeff Spross 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.
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By Emily Atkin on March 26, 2014
It would be the first time crude oil could travel on trains through the Bay Area, the resolution said.
By Jeff Spross on March 26, 2014
According to a report by CO2 Scorecard, carbon emissions from U.S. exports in 2007 to 2012 overran emission cuts from the natural gas boom.
By Jeff Spross on March 21, 2014
New data shows a plan submitted by the Natural Resources Defense Council for regulating existing power plants would cut even more carbon emissions than previously thought.
By Jeff Spross on March 19, 2014
A major utility group overshot how much previous rules for sulfur dioxide emissions would hike electricity rates by 16 to 24 percent.
By Jeff Spross on March 7, 2014
The system just held its first auction since lowering its cap, and the price of permits jumped -- indicating a renewed incentive to reduce emissions.
By Katie Valentine on March 4, 2014
The lifecycle emissions of Keystone XL would be far greater than the State Department estimates, and other ways of transporting Canadian oil aren't done deals.
By Jeff Spross on March 4, 2014
If properly designed, a tax of $200 per ton of carbon dioxide emissions would result in more jobs for the state's economy than the "do nothing" baseline.