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An Unexpected Carbon Tax Proposal

An Unexpected Carbon Tax Proposal

Dyed-in-the-wool, rock-ribbed Republicans have proposed…

Global Carbon Dioxide Emissions Set New Record

Global Carbon Dioxide Emissions Set New Record

The average concentration of atmospheric…

Refiners Aren’t To Blame For Climate Change

Refiners Aren’t To Blame For Climate Change

Big Oil is often criticized…

The Environment

Climate Change Policies Working: CO2 Emissions Flat For 2 Years In A Row

Climate Change Policies Working: CO2 Emissions Flat For 2 Years In A Row

Mar 29, 2017 at 15:16 | Irina Slav

The International Energy Agency gave environmentalists cause for celebration earlier this month when it reported that carbon dioxide emissions in 2016 remained unchanged from the levels reached in 2014…

The Global Impact Of Trump’s Climate Policies

The Global Impact Of Trump’s Climate Policies

Feb 10, 2017 at 16:50 | The Polish Institute of International Affairs

During his election campaign, Donald Trump announced a break with the policy of reducing greenhouse gas emissions, which in his view adversely affects business in the United States. Among his…

Is The Paris Climate Agreement Bearing Fruit Already?

Is The Paris Climate Agreement Bearing Fruit Already?

Nov 24, 2016 at 15:46 | Richard Talley

The COP21 agreement to limit global warming to less than 2 degrees Celsius, signed in Paris last year by nearly 200 countries, finally came into effect this month. Along…

Trump’s War On Climate Change

Trump’s War On Climate Change

Nov 16, 2016 at 12:50 | Precise Consultants

In a world of post-truth democracy, it is fitting that President-Elect Donald Trump's new Director of the centre for Energy and Environment “is not a climate scientist. I'm just...the informed…

Just How Hard Is It To Cut Greenhouse Gases?

Just How Hard Is It To Cut Greenhouse Gases?

Oct 13, 2016 at 14:22 | Leonard Hyman & William Tilles

It isn’t easy to diet and it may be even harder to reduce the nation’s greenhouse gas emissions (GHGs). A new study from Lawrence Berkeley Labs, published in Nature Climate…

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…

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