by Jeff Spross Posted on November 21, 2014
Those two countries and a host of other developing nations had opposed discussing hydrofluorocarbons under the Montreal Protocol, but agreed to "informal discussions" this week.
by Jeff Spross Posted on November 20, 2014
A new report by top environmental groups lays out how the federal government could cut methane emissions 42 to 48 percent with three regulatory reforms.
by Jeff Spross Posted on November 18, 2014 Updated: November 18, 2014
Research shows that a carbon tax on Vermont's transportation and heating sectors, if properly designed, would increase disposable income and jobs for state residents.
by Jeff Spross Posted on November 12, 2014
Because the economy is running below capacity, meeting the deal's requirements could actually mean employing workers and capital that would otherwise be lying idle.
The pledge commits the U.S. to cut its carbon emissions 26 to 28 percent below their 2005 levels by 2025, and for China to peak its emissions by 2030.
by Jeff Spross Posted on November 4, 2014
Lagging infrastructure has left many developing countries with high fossil fuel costs, making renewables and distributed solar a smart alternative.
by Jeff Spross Posted on November 3, 2014
The Texas Republicans and chairman of the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee dismissed the IPCC latest climate change report as "more political than scientific."
by Jeff Spross Posted on October 31, 2014
Modeling of population growth scenarios indicates that no realistic or morally defensible policies can put a major dent in the trends through 2100.
by Jeff Spross Posted on October 31, 2014 Updated: November 1, 2014
A little less than three weeks ago, over 180 Iowa scientists sent a clear message to their state's leaders: climate change is here, is impacting Iowans and needs to be taken seriously.
by Jeff Spross Posted on October 28, 2014 Updated: October 28, 2014
When the tax passed, all three airlines said they'd have to hike their ticket prices. Now that Australia has repealed the policy, all three say they never had to pass additional costs on to their consumers.