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 2018-01-14 23:32 

South China Morning Post

[ Hong Kong ]

'Belt and Road Initiative' and Hong Kong have to step up efforts in going green, UN adviser says...

More effort is needed to make China's "Belt and Road Initiative" go green as the massive infrastructure project could be a tremendous triumph for the environment or a disaster, a senior UN adviser on sustainable development has said.Professor ...

 2018-01-14 13:00 

The Free Thought Project

Inventor Mysteriously Dies After Creating Device That Lets Any Car Get 100 Miles Per Gallon...

Thomas Ogle's Vapor Fuel System allowed test vehicles to achieve over 100 miles per gallon of gasoline in 1977—with no carbon emissions....

 2018-01-12 14:21 

Hindustan Times

Review:A World of Three Zeroes by Muhammad Yunus...

In his optimistic A World of Three Zeroes, Nobel prize winner, Muhammad Yunus presents a case for reinventing mainstream economics to create a world with zero unemployment, zero poverty and zero net carbon emissions...

 2018-01-12 14:00 

NY Times

Cutting Carbon Emissions While Earning Cash...

Green bond funds seek securities with clear environmental benefits. Their managers chase the promise of a double bottom line: growing returns and falling carbon emissions....

 2018-01-12 01:22 

Vancouver Sun

Latest figures show BC's carbon emissions continue to increase...

The B.C. government has quietly released the latest figures on B.C.s carbon emissions that show the province continues to have an uphill fight to make significant targeted reductions.The lat...

 2018-01-11 21:14 

Washington Examiner

Soaring SUV sales drive record-low carbon emissions, EPA says...

Sport utility vehicles made up 41 percent of all 2016 model year vehicles sold, according to an agency report....

 2018-01-11 18:57 

US News & World Report

Auto Efficiency Makes Gains, but Falls Short of Targets...

New data show gas mileage for 2016 model year vehicles sold in the U.S. made smaller than expected gains in fuel economy over the last year, though new cars are generally sipping less gas and spewing less plant-warming carbon emissions....

 2018-01-11 18:33 

Federal News Radio

Auto efficiency makes gains, but falls short of targets...

New data show gas mileage for 2016 model year vehicles sold in the U.S. made smaller than expected gains in fuel economy over the last year, though new cars are generally sipping less gas and spewing less plant-warming carbon emissions...

 2018-01-10 15:20 

Forbes

Not Investing in Energy Efficiency Today is a Foolish Thing to Do, says Mahindra CSO...

Under Anirban Ghoshs leadership, Mahindra has set a greenhouse gas reduction target for the companys farming and automotive divisions, started using an internal price on carbon, and publicly disclosed their climate risks and carbon emissions data across k...

 2018-01-10 06:12 

KING5.com

[ NBC Seattle ]

Gov. Inslee unveils carbon tax plan...

The proposed tax of $20 per metric ton of carbon emissions would begin in 2019....

 2018-01-10 01:23 

KING5.com

[ NBC Seattle ]

Inslee unveils carbon tax plan...

The proposed tax of $20 per metric ton of carbon emissions would begin in 2019....

 2018-01-09 18:57 

KCPQ

[ Seattle ]

Gov. Inslee unveils carbon tax plan...

OLYMPIA, Wash. -- Democratic Gov. Jay Inslee has unveiled details of his latest effort to get legislative approval on a new tax on carbon emissions from fossil fuels....

 2018-01-09 18:31 

Washington Times

Washington Gov. Inslee unveils carbon tax plan...

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - Democratic Gov. Jay Inslee has unveiled details of his latest effort to get legislative approval on a new tax on carbon emissions from fossil fuels. Under bills introduced in the House and Senate Tuesday, a proposed tax of $20 per me...

 2018-01-09 18:31 

US News & World Report

Washington Gov. Inslee Unveils Carbon Tax Plan...

Gov. Jay Inslee has proposed a carbon tax of $20 per metric ton of carbon emissions that would start on July 1, 2019 and increase annually by 3.5 percent over inflation....

 2018-01-09 15:30 

OilPrice.com

China Nears 2016 Carbon Emissions Target...

Chinas climate change watchdog claims that nearly all of its regions have now met the carbon emission reduction targets that were set in 2016...

 2018-01-09 07:26 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

Green Seattle? City's carbon emissions tell a different story...

For more than 15 years, leaders of the Emerald City have been promising that Seattle will lead the nation in fighting climate change. But the lofty words...

 2018-01-09 07:08 

Inquisitr

North Pole Is Melting, We Can Expect It To Be Gone By 2050 If Carbon Emissions Continue...

The debate on whether there is or there isn't a phenomenon called global warming has been talked about internationally. Even world leaders are passionate about making it work. Last year, when U.S. President Donald Trump pulled the nation out of the Pa...

 2018-01-08 22:30 

Express

[ World ]

Merkel humiliation: German chancellor's setback in talks as parties agree to DROP key plan...

GERMAN Chancellor has already suffered a setback in coalition talks after two would-be coalition partners agreed to drop an ambition plan to lower carbon emissions by 40 per cent by 2020, according to reports....

 2018-01-08 16:47 

Arizona Daily Star

Letter: Re: the Nov. 24. article “UA researcher looks to Antarctica ocean to better understand climate change”...

I would sure like to know, as an old geographer (B.A.@SDSU) how a researcher is able to differentiate the effect of Carbon Emissions created by society from the ...

 2018-01-08 16:23 

Quartz

The growing adoption of LEDs is having a tangible effect on carbon emissions...

LED bulbs contributed to a reduction of 570 million tons of carbon dioxide emissions in 2017, according to an estimate by IHS Markitequivalent to closing more than 160 coal power plants....

 2018-01-08 13:21 

Reuters

German coalition negotiators drop 2020 carbon emissions target - sources...

The parties that are in talks on forming a new German coalition government have given up on the country's previous target of achieving a 40 percent reduction in carbon dioxide emissions by the year 2020, two sources told Reuters....

 2018-01-06 12:54 

Express

[ UK ]

Rise in cars' greenhouse gas emissions blamed on Government's diesel purge...

GREENHOUSE gas emissions from new cars rose last year for the first time in 20 years after the Governments demonisation of diesel cars. ...

 2018-01-06 00:01 

The Times

Coal power given 2025 expiry date...

All coal-fired power plants will be closed by October 2025 unless they have been updated with technology to slash carbon emissions. Ministers said that they would implement limits on the amount of......

 2018-01-05 12:00 

Arizona Daily Sun

With biomass energy, weighing forest restoration and carbon emissions...

When state utility regulators held a workshop last month about increasing the use of forest biomass for power, one topic did not make it into the discussion: the emissions produced...

 2018-01-05 00:05 

Wall Street Journal

Climate-Change Policies Can Be Punishing for the Poor...

America should learn from Europes failure to protect the needy while reducing carbon emissions....

 2018-01-04 15:27 

ThinkProgress

California could ban all fossil fueled vehicles after 2040...

In 2017, for the first time in more than four decades, cars — not power plants — became the largest source of carbon emissions in the United States. Now, one of the country's most progressive environmental states is looking to take on emis...

 2018-01-02 20:42 

New Haven Register

Cuomo calls for more wind power, new cap on plant emissions...

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is calling for more offshore wind energy projects and new caps on carbon emissions from smaller power plants.The Democratic governor announced the measures on Tuesday, the day before he delivers his state of ...

 2018-01-02 20:42 

US News & World Report

Cuomo Calls for More Wind Power, New Cap on Plant Emissions...

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is calling for more offshore wind projects and a new cap on carbon emissions from smaller power plants....

 2018-01-02 20:42 

Fox Business

Cuomo calls for more wind power, new cap on plant emissions...

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is calling for more offshore wind energy projects and new caps on carbon emissions from smaller power plants....

 2018-01-02 15:20 

The Morning Call

[ Allentown ]

Bethlehem works on plan to cut carbon emissions - The Morning Call...

Bethlehem is drawing up an environmental plan to reduce carbon emissions...

 2018-01-02 07:47 

KTVZ

[ Bend, OR ]

Oregon lawmakers to propose cap and trade bill...

Will 2018 be the year Oregon legislators set a cap on carbon emissions? Some state lawmakers have been working out the details of a cap-and-trade program and expect to introduce a draft bill on......

 2018-01-01 11:00 

Chicago Tribune

Wetland erosion from rising lake levels could create new source of carbon emissions...

As scientists seek solutions to curb the amount of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere, the planet could be losing one of its greatest natural allies against climate change. Fast-growing wetland plants are among the most efficient at absorbing carbon dioxi...

 2017-12-31 23:00 

St. Louis Post Dispatch

University of Illinois explores expanding solar farm...

The campus is expected to be "carbon neutral" by 2050, emitting no net carbon emissions into the atmosphere....

 2017-12-31 01:30 

Daily Kos

Goodbye, Santa's workshop: the Arctic ice is melting, and it's not coming back...

No matter what happens in the next battles to cap carbon emissions in an attempt to stave off the most catastrophic effects of ongoing climate change, some effects of mankind's industrial rise will remain baked into our future climate. One of those no...

 2017-12-29 09:00 

Salon

The EPA tries to turn a blind eye to carbon emissions...

Pruitt and his group might be trying to ignore carbon emissions, but the courts can stop it...

 2017-12-28 17:41 

Engadget

Renewable energy outstripped coal use in the UK for most of 2017...

The UK has been working to significantly reduce its carbon emissions and with that effort, it hit some major green milestones this year. In April, the country went a full day without coal-generated power for the first time in 135 years. And in June,......

 2017-12-28 06:04 

Yonhap News

PyeongChang Olympics organizers to raise funds to offset carbon emissions...

The 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics and Paralympics organizing committee said Thursday it will launch a fundraising campaign next month as part of its efforts to offset carbon emissions from the preparation and operation of the Feb. 9-25 sports event....

 2017-12-28 00:01 

The Telegraph

Record year for renewable energy as low carbon sources top 52pc...

The Governments bet on subsidising renewable energy power has already halved the carbon emissions from the power generation industry over the past five years....

 2017-12-28 00:01 

The Times

Plunging carbon emissions result in a green Christmas...

This year failed to deliver a white Christmas for most parts of Britain but it was the greenest, according to researchers. Carbon emissions from electric power stations were only 142 grams per......

 2017-12-27 16:09 

Korea Herald

[PyeongChang 2018] PyeongChang Olympics organizers to raise funds to offset carbon emissions...

The 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics and Paralympics organizing committee said Thursday it will launch a fundraising cam...

 2017-12-23 00:00 

The Times

Switch from diesel cars raises carbon emissions...

Greenhouse gas emissions from new cars have risen for the first time in 14 years after drivers switched from diesel to petrol. Diesel cars are more fuel efficient and produce about a fifth less......

 2017-12-21 19:00 

Phys.org

Hotter temperatures will accelerate migration of asylum-seekers to Europe, says study...

New research predicts that migrants applying for asylum in the European Union will nearly triple over the average of the last 15 years by 2100 if carbon emissions continue on their current path. The study suggests that cutting emissions could partially st...

 2017-12-20 05:00 

Yonhap News

S. Korea's greenhouse gas emissions rise 0.2 percent in 2015...

South Korea's greenhouse gas emissions rose 0.2 percent in 2015 from a year ago, marking the fourth year the carbon emissions grew slower than the country's gross domestic product, the government announced Wednesday....

 2017-12-20 00:23 

NewsOK

[ The Oklahoman ]

China unveils market-based plan to curb global warming...

China previewed a scaled-down version of its national carbon emissions plan Tuesday that still is expected to dramatically reduce pollution while creating the world's largest emissions trading system. More than 1,700 power companies are expected to &#...

 2017-12-19 22:54 

The Morning Call

[ Allentown ]

Bethlehem moves to reduce carbon emissions - The Morning Call...

The packed house at the Bethlehem climate action update indicated residents overwhelmingly support local action on climate change....

 2017-12-19 21:54 

San Antonio Express-News

China sets out scaled-back vision for biggest carbon market...

The government in Beijing said Tuesday it's working on a carbon emissions trading system that will cover 1,700 utilities....

 2017-12-19 21:54 

San Antonio Express-News

China sets out scaled-back vision for biggest carbon market...

The government in Beijing said Tuesday it's working on a carbon emissions trading system that will cover 1,700 utilities....

 2017-12-19 20:41 

Washington Times

Judge deals setback to state rule to reduce carbon emissions...

SEATTLE (AP) - Dealing a setback to Gov. Jay Inslee's climate agenda, a judge has invalidated major portions of a state rule requiring greenhouse-gas cuts by refineries, fuel distributors and dozens of other major industrial emitters. In an oral rulin...

 2017-12-19 18:00 

OilPrice.com

China Takes Major Step To Cut Pollution...

China is phasing in a nationwide carbon emissions trading scheme in an effort to drastically reduce pollution in the country...

 2017-12-19 14:15 

Korea Joongang Daily

Emissions cap for next year finally decided on...

The government set a cap on carbon emissions for next year of 538.5 million tons, the same as the amount permitted between 2015 and 2017....

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