Greenhouse Gases Reach New Record in 2021, UN Agency Finds
The three main greenhouse gases hit record high levels in the atmosphere last year, the U.N. weather agency said Wednesday, calling it an “ominous” sign.
Biden Pledge to Make Federal Fleet Electric Faces Slow Start
President Joe Biden, a self-described “car guy,″ often promises to lead by example on climate change by moving swiftly to convert the sprawling U.S. government fleet to zero-emission electric vehicles. But efforts to eliminate gas-powered vehicles from the fleet have lagged.
Pumpkin Farms Adapt to Improve Soil, Lower Emissions
This Thanksgiving, your pumpkin pie might have a lower carbon footprint. Farmers in central Illinois who supply 85% of the world’s canned pumpkin are adopting regenerative techniques to reduce emissions, attract bees and other pollinators and improve soil health.
Supreme Court Limits EPA's Power to Curb Greenhouse Gas Emissions
In a blow to the fight against climate change, the Supreme Court on Thursday limited how the nation’s main anti-air pollution law can be used to reduce carbon dioxide emissions from power plants.
Ocean Life Projected to Die Off in Mass Extinction If Emissions Remain High
Marine animals could die off at a level rivaling the biggest mass extinctions in geologic history if people don’t curb greenhouse gas emissions.
Largest US Public Power Company Launches New Nuclear Program
The largest public power company in the United States is launching a program to develop and fund new small modular nuclear reactors as part of its strategy to dramatically reduce greenhouse gas emissions
G-20 Make Mild Pledges on Climate Neutrality, Coal Financing
Leaders of the world’s biggest economies have agreed to stop funding coal-fired power plants in poor countries
Greenhouse Gas Concentrations Hit a New Record in 2020 Despite Lockdowns, UN Says
The World Meteorological Organization reports that greenhouse gas concentrations hit a new record high last year and increased at a faster rate than the annual average for the last decade
Google Launches New Flight Search Tool That Can Help You Fly ‘Greener'
Searching for flights on Google just got “greener.”