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The Environment / Global Warming

Nuclear Energy May Be A Key Tool In The Climate Change Fight

Nuclear Energy May Be A Key Tool In The Climate Change Fight

Jun 24, 2016 at 16:42 | Michael McDonald

One thing that is becoming increasingly clear in regards to climate change is that the fight will be long, difficult, and victory is very far from assured. Addressing carbon…

Addressing Climate Change Could Be More Costly Than Thought

Addressing Climate Change Could Be More Costly Than Thought

Jun 13, 2016 at 15:36 | Michael McDonald

For all of the discussion around the dangers of climate change, one issue is often forgotten – the cost of fixing the problem. Cutting carbon emissions enough to…

Shocking IEA Data Points to Flat CO2 Emissions in 2015

Shocking IEA Data Points to Flat CO2 Emissions in 2015

Mar 16, 2016 at 17:21 | Nick Cunningham

In a surprise turn of events, the IEA reported that global greenhouse gas emissions may have stayed flat in 2015, the second year in a row.…

Climate Action Could Save $250 Billion Per Year In 2030

Climate Action Could Save $250 Billion Per Year In 2030

Mar 04, 2016 at 17:25 | Colin Chilcoat

As the future of the Clean Power Plan (CPP) hangs in the balance, so too do billions of dollars in savings. Actually, to unlock the big bucks, we’ll have to…

EPA Cracking Down On U.S. Methane Waste

EPA Cracking Down On U.S. Methane Waste

Aug 19, 2015 at 10:05 | Charles Kennedy

On August 18 the U.S. EPA announced new regulations to control methane emissions from oil and gas sites.The EPA has already proposed limits on carbon emissions from…

Are We Headed For Global Warming Collapse?

Are We Headed For Global Warming Collapse?

Jun 26, 2015 at 17:27 | Ron Patterson

This is the first of several posts I will do on Global Collapse. I am not saying, right here anyway, that civilization as we know it…

Oil Industry Can No Longer Ignore Climate Action

Oil Industry Can No Longer Ignore Climate Action

May 25, 2015 at 16:23 | Nick Cunningham

Global momentum towards action on climate change is building in the lead up to international negotiations, set to take place later this year in Paris. With the writing on the…

California’s Climate Goals: Realistic Or Just Wishful Thinking?

California’s Climate Goals: Realistic Or Just Wishful Thinking?

May 11, 2015 at 17:08 | Colin Chilcoat

 California is not participating in the upcoming United Nations Climate Change Conference (UNFCCC) – at least not independently – but that won’t stop the state from setting an example. On…

How Much Would Zero Emissions Cost?

How Much Would Zero Emissions Cost?

Apr 30, 2015 at 18:50 | Colin Chilcoat

In 2014 global carbon emissions totaled 32 gigatonnes (Gt). If you’re counting, that’s roughly 32 Gt too many. Yes, zero, near-zero, or net-zero is what…

The Fatal Flaw In The Climate Change Debate

The Fatal Flaw In The Climate Change Debate

Apr 14, 2015 at 14:27 | Kurt Cobb

Everyone loves a courtroom drama--especially one that pits a feisty, but a determined criminal defense attorney against the awesome power of a prosecutor who has the…

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