by Jeff Spross Posted on December 16, 2014
"The pledges made so far lead to earlier emission peaking in many countries, with 1-1.5 °C less total warming than without these policies, but not sufficient to meet the 2°C target."
The proposal, passed by Austin's city council last Thursday, is also anticipated to cut carbon emissions from the city's power generation by 75 to 80 percent.
by Katie Valentine Posted on December 15, 2014
The chemical industry, just like the oil and gas industry, needs to be held accountable for its emissions, the report's authors write.
by Jeff Spross Posted on December 11, 2014 Updated: December 12, 2014
"We express an answer to what is considered God's appeal to take action on the urgent and damaging situation of global climate warming."
by Jeff Spross Posted on December 11, 2014
Forty-six percent of those surveyed agreed "much" more that "scientists at the EPA should set pollution standards" over Congress, and another 22 percent agreed with it "somewhat."
by Jeff Spross Posted on December 10, 2014
A letter the Senators sent to the agency on Tuesday laid specific modifications that would get even more carbon emission cuts out of the new rule for power plants.
by Katie Valentine Posted on December 10, 2014
A new report finds that undertaking simple energy-reducing measures in Boston buildings can save significant amounts of carbon and money.
by Nidhi Thakar - Guest Contributor Posted on December 1, 2014
It is estimated that the burning of coal leased under this plan would unlock almost 17 billion tons of carbon pollution.
by Jeff Spross Posted on November 20, 2014
According to a new poll, a full 67 percent of Americans support federal regulations to restrict carbon emissions from the nation's power plants -- even if it raises their electrical bills.
by Jeff Spross Posted on November 17, 2014
According to the International Energy Agency, at current emission rates, by 2040 the world will release all the carbon dioxide it can afford to if it wants to keep global warming to manageable levels.