by Emily Atkin Posted on January 13, 2015
The average amount of carbon dioxide in our atmosphere has been above 400 parts per million since the beginning of 2015.
by Katie Valentine Posted on January 12, 2015
The system is second only to the European Union's cap-and-trade program.
by Tom Kenworthy Posted on January 8, 2015
“One lesson of this work is unmistakably obvious: when you’re in a hole, stop digging.”
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
"We express an answer to what is considered God's appeal to take action on the urgent and damaging situation of global climate warming."
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.