by Jeff Spross Posted on August 29, 2014
The IEA said renewables now produce 22 percent of the world's electricity, likely rising to 26 percent by 2020 -- though this pace won't ultimately meet international climate targets.
by Jeff Spross Posted on August 8, 2014 Updated: August 22, 2014
Here in the United States, sales of electric cars and plug-in hybrids reached a cumulative total of 64,996 in July of this year, almost 75 percent over where they were in July of 2013.
by Jeff Spross Posted on August 6, 2014
The Paris talks will be the 21st gathering of nations under the UNFCCC, with the goal of cutting greenhouse gas emissions enough to hold any rise in global temperatures under 2°C.
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by Jeff Spross Posted on August 5, 2014 Updated: August 5, 2014
The plan would give residents a smartphone app that knits together all the different transportation options in the city into one complete trip.
by Jeff Spross Posted on July 22, 2014
Specifically, 56 percent of voters support the tax when revenues are return to taxpayers with rebate checks, and 60 percent support the tax when it's used to fund renewable energy research.
by Jeff Spross Posted on June 23, 2014
A new analysis shows a national carbon tax could cut carbon emissions far more than any politician is contemplating -- while also making America's workers better off.
by Jeff Spross Posted on May 7, 2014
Most electric cars are already affordable and can already be plugged into a standard outlet -- we just need to get the outlets to where the cars are.
by Emily Atkin Posted on April 24, 2014
When climate deniers can't get elected, the entire debate changes.
by Emily Atkin Posted on April 1, 2014
One website said the IPCC's call to lower carbon emissions was just as "imbecilic" as Adolf Hilter's call for a thousand-year Nazi dictatorship.
by Jeff Spross Posted on March 24, 2014
The 10-year pilot project will install two underwater turbines in the Admirality Inlet of Puget Sound, to test their effectiveness and environmental impact.