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CO2 Emissions Expected To Fall To 8-Year Lows

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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

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?

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

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?

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

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

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

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

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

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…

Criminal Charges Filed In Lac-Megantic Oil Train Disaster

Jun 26, 2015 at 17:34 | Andy Tully

Criminal charges have been filed against the rail line involved in the huge oil train crash in Lac-Megantic, Quebec, that killed 47 people in 2013, along…

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…

EPA Fracking Report Leaves Both Sides Claiming Victory

Jun 05, 2015 at 16:53 | Andy Tully

Both the energy industry and environmentalists are welcoming a report by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) that hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, has the potential to…

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…

Latest Pipeline Spill Here Could Galvanize Environmentalist Opposition

May 20, 2015 at 13:06 | Charles Kennedy

A pipeline in California broke and spilled oil into the Pacific Ocean on May 19. Oil washed up on the shores in Santa Barbara County with the slick extending…

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?

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…

Top 5 Unanswered Questions About The BP Oil Spill

Apr 20, 2015 at 17:08 | Climate Progress

In this Wednesday, April 21, 2010 aerial file photo taken in the Gulf of Mexico more than 50 miles southeast of…

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…

Is The Paris Climate Conference Doomed To Fail?

Apr 10, 2015 at 17:22 | Colin Chilcoat

The United Nations Climate Change Conference – or Paris 2015 – is just around the corner, seven months to be exact. The goal is ambitious: to develop a viable, and…

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