by Jeff Spross Posted on February 21, 2014 Updated: February 24, 2014
An agreement for a new natural gas plant in Massachusetts would require it to gradually cut its carbon emissions over time, and then shutter entirely in 2050.
by Jeff Spross Posted on February 12, 2014
Once the U.S. reaches its current target of a 17 percent emissions cut from 2005 levels by 2020, how serious will the next set of targets be in 2025? 2030? 2050?
by Jeff Spross Posted on February 11, 2014
But the results were varied enough that, depending on circumstances and tastes, green roofs could still be preferable.
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by Jeff Spross Posted on February 10, 2014
Using a highly advanced microscope, researchers just figured out a method to identify new bacteria capable of producing the oils used in biodiesel.
by Jeff Spross Posted on February 5, 2014
Seven regional climate "hubs" will research and spread best practices in farming and livestock to both adapt to and prevent climate change.
by Jeff Spross Posted on February 4, 2014
With current technology, the region could electrify its cars and building heating systems, boost energy efficiency and smart grid use, and ramp up renewables.
by Jeff Spross Posted on January 30, 2014
Methane leaks mean natural gas could be as bad as coal for carbon emissions, and the drilling boom looks to be short-lived.
by Jeff Spross Posted on January 27, 2014
So far, the agency has only agreed to consider a revision, but the decision is of a piece with the larger war between the biofuel and oil industries.
by Jeff Spross Posted on January 24, 2014 Updated: May 29, 2014
He knows his Climate Action Plan is insufficient to tackle global warming. But it's a necessary show of good faith to bring the world along.
by Jeff Spross Posted on January 22, 2014
Environmental groups called the targets inadequate, but the framework does make the EU the first group of nations to pledge concrete cuts ahead of the 2015 climate talks.