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Britain commits to goal of net zero carbon emissions by 2050

British Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday set a goal for the nation to reach net zero carbon emissions within about 30 years -- the first major economy in the world to set th...

Britain commits to goal of net zero carbon emissions by 2050

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EU leaders converging on goal of zero carbon emissions in 2050 There is a growing number of European Union leaders who support the goal of making the EU economy neutral in terms of carbon emissions by 2050, but there is no unanimity yet, a senior EU official said...
22:34, 06/19/2019

Democrats set goal of net zero carbon emissions by 2050 to fight climate change House Energy and Commerce Committee Democrats announced a goal Tuesday of adopting legislation to combat climate change by the end of the year that would enable the U.S. to reach net zero greenhouse g...
21:34, 07/23/2019

Britain should strengthen climate goal to net zero emissions by 2050 – advisers Britain should commit to a net zero greenhouse gas emissions target by 2050, government climate advisers said, a goal that could require phasing out new petrol and diesel cars by at least 2035 and a 2...
12:00, 05/02/2019

European airports plan for net zero carbon emissions by 2050 The net zero carbon emissions target applies to all members of the Airports Council International Europe and is a response to growing public demand for action to curb climate change....
19:34, 06/26/2019

New Zealand introduces bill for zero carbon emissions by 2050 Jacinda Ardern says law will address climate change but faces opposition from farmers over plans to reduce methane emissionsA landmark bill which would set a target of zero carbon emissions for New Ze...
03:17, 05/08/2019

Joe Biden’s $5 Trillion Climate Proposal: Net Zero Carbon Emissions by 2050 Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden is pitching a $5 trillion-plus climate proposal that he says would lead the U.S. to net zero emission of carbon pollution by 2050. Biden’s plan calls ...
21:17, 06/04/2019

Biden unveils $1.7 trillion climate plan to end U.S. carbon emissions by 2050 Former Vice President Joe Biden released a plan on Tuesday to address climate change that would pour $1.7 trillion of investment into achieving 100% clean energy and net-zero emissions by 2050, in par...
20:00, 06/04/2019

Congressional Dems propose carbon tax bill, claim it would cut emissions 100 percent by 2050 Three congressional Democrats proposed a gradually-increasing carbon tax Thursday that they claimed would meet their ambitious goal of cutting carbon emissions 100 percent by 2050....
23:17, 07/25/2019

More EU leaders sign up to carbon net-zero goal by 2050 ahead of summit Germany has joined a growing number of EU nations to back going carbon neutral by mid-century, EU documents show, building momentum for the bloc's leaders to agree the ambitious climate goal at a summ...
19:17, 06/17/2019

Central European countries block EU moves towards 2050 zero carbon goal Poland, Hungary and Czech Republic refuse to sign up to text that activists already viewed as too vagueA trio of central European countries have blocked the EU from inching closer to a net-zero carbon...
07:34, 06/21/2019

Britain should deepen climate target to net zero emissions by 2050: advisers Britain should commit to a 2050 net zero greenhouse gas emissions target, the government's climate advisers said on Thursday, which could require phasing out new petrol and diesel cars by at least 203...
01:51, 05/02/2019

EU fails to set firm deadline for zero carbon emissions goal The European Union has failed to set a firm deadline to end its contribution to climate change, after a group of eastern European countries blocked a proposal to slash EU carbon emissions to net zero ...
00:17, 06/21/2019

Germany's Merkel hopes for ambitious EU goal to cut carbon emissions Germany will push for an ambitious goal of making the European Union economy neutral in terms of carbon emissions by 2050 at the EU summit on Thursday, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said....
19:00, 06/20/2019

Britain's royal family doubles carbon emissions from travel Britain's royal family -- known for its advocacy surrounding the environment and conservation -- has doubled its carbon footprint from business travel, according to the Royal Household's latest annual...
19:34, 06/25/2019

UK proposal would eliminate greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 The UK is setting firmer environmental targets in the wake of large-scale climate protests. Outgoing Prime Minister Theresa May has proposed legislation that would cut greenhouse gas emissions to zer...
03:00, 06/13/2019

‘Do it now’: UK must set zero-carbon target for 2050, say official advisers Committee says legally binding target is necessary, achievable and could spur global actionThe UK government must immediately set a legally binding target to cut greenhouse gas emissions to zero by 20...
01:17, 05/02/2019

Biden announces $5 trillion plan for net zero emissions by 2050 Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden is pitching a $5 trillion-plus climate proposal that he says would lead the U.S. to net zero emission of carbon pollution by 2050. Biden’s plan calls ...
14:00, 06/04/2019

France sets 2050 carbon-neutral target with new law French lawmakers on Thursday voted into law the first article in a climate and energy package that sets goals for France to cut its greenhouse gas emissions and go carbon-neutral by 2050 in line with ...
00:34, 06/28/2019

EU leaders scramble for consensus on 2050 carbon neutral target EU leaders hoping for the bloc to lead the fight against global warming by agreeing on Thursday to go carbon neutral by 2050 engaged in last-ditch diplomacy to ease fears among central and eastern sta...
18:17, 06/20/2019

EU energy chief says Europe must commit to carbon neutrality by 2050 Reluctant European Union nations must be convinced to back the goal of zeroing out carbon emissions by 2050, the bloc's energy chief told the European Parliament on Thursday, saying the fight against ...
14:34, 07/04/2019

Solar company says UK needs new policies to meet 2050 carbon target Solar power could help Britain achieve its new climate goal more efficiently than many politicians realize if the government adopts policies to unlock faster growth, a leading solar company said on Th...
21:00, 06/13/2019

EU leaders fail to agree on 2050 carbon neutral climate target A proposal for the European Union to go carbon neutral by 2050 failed to garner unanimous support at a leaders summit in Brussels. The target date has been relegated to a footnote on the final summit ...
08:00, 06/21/2019

EU leaders fail to get full support for 2050 carbon neutral target A push to agree for the European Union to go carbon neutral by 2050 failed to get unanimous support at an EU leaders summit on Thursday, with the goal being moved to a footnote in the final summit sta...
03:34, 06/21/2019

Germany seeking EU summit decision on going carbon neutral by 2050: official Germany is aiming to get European Union leaders to agree to make the bloc carbon neutral by 2050 at this week's summit, a government official said on Wednesday....
16:34, 06/19/2019

EU summit draft conclusions back call for carbon neutrality by 2050 European Union leaders may agree to back going carbon neutral by 2050 on Thursday, according to language in the latest draft conclusions for their summit seen by Reuters....
22:34, 06/19/2019

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08:00, 07/25/2019

Momentum builds for EU leaders to agree carbon neutral 2050 pledge at summit A push by Germany, France and other EU nations for the bloc to go carbon neutral by mid-century looks likely to be endorsed by EU leaders on Thursday, despite resistance from eastern European nations ...
22:34, 06/19/2019

Ambitious 2050 climate goal relegated to footnote at EU summit A push by most European Union nations for the world's biggest economic bloc to go carbon neutral by 2050 was dropped to a footnote at a summit on Thursday after resistance from Poland, the Czech Repub...
23:00, 06/20/2019

Denmark sees resolution soon to EU rift on 2050 climate goal The new energy and climate minister of Denmark, a frontrunner in fighting climate change, said on Friday he was confident fellow EU countries would soon agree to go carbon-neutral by 2050 despite resi...
05:34, 08/17/2019

Retreating Swiss glacier spurred May's new 2050 climate goal British Prime Minister Theresa May said her surprise at the rapid retreat of a glacier she knew from years of walking holidays in the Swiss Alps had strengthened her resolve to commit Britain to a new...
16:34, 06/19/2019

Climate change could end human race, most Brits say in poll, as major report calls for zero emissions by 2050 A majority of Britons believe climate change could end the human race, according to a new poll released after weeks of high profile protests in the capital....
09:51, 05/02/2019

New natural gas plants will have to pay carbon tax on all emissions The change made this week means new natural-gas plants will have their emissions standard toughened each year after 2021, until in 2030 they will pay the carbon price on every ounce of their emissions...
23:17, 06/28/2019

Air travellers may have to pay carbon charge to offset emissions Planned tax will make public more aware of climate harm caused by flying, ministers hopeAir passengers may have to pay an extra “carbon charge” on flights as part of a government initiative to reduce ...
04:00, 07/22/2019

Offsetting carbon emissions: ‘It has proved a minefield’ More and more people are trying to offset their travel emissions – so why isn’t it straightforward? We explain the options and how to navigate themHere’s the problem: in two months’ time I must travel...
15:51, 08/02/2019

Healthcare industry responsible for 10 percent of U.S. carbon emissions The healthcare industry is responsible for 10 percent of carbon emissions in the United States. The industry also emits 9 percent of all harmful non-greenhouse air pollutants in the U.S....
23:51, 08/05/2019

UK carbon emissions target 'doing more harm than good' - Thunberg Teen climate activist Greta Thunberg has told Sky News that the UK's pledge to produce net zero carbon emissions by 2050 is "actually doing more harm than good"....
20:34, 07/17/2019

The Guardian view on net-zero carbon emissions: sooner is better | Editorial Government advisers have explained how to erase the nation’s carbon footprint. Science dictates that we do it as fast as we canBy the end of this year we should expect UK law to mandate net-zero green...
20:34, 05/02/2019

A four-day work week could improve our health and cut carbon emissions Campaigners want us to reduce our working hours to boost mental health, increase productivity and lower carbon emissions, but is it really that simple?...
18:34, 04/28/2019

Dutch government presents measures to cut carbon emissions THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Dutch government is presenting a comprehensive raft of measures aimed at slashing the Netherlands’ emission of carbon blamed for warming the Earth’s atmos...
16:34, 06/28/2019

Obscure pink seaweed may help reduce global carbon emissions Marine scientists around the world are seeking a way to mass produce an obscure tropical pink seaweed that can stop cows from burping so much methane gas....
20:17, 08/21/2019

UK passes law to bring greenhouse gas emissions to 'net zero' by 2050 A target to cut greenhouse gas emissions to "net zero" by 2050 has become law, making the UK the first major economy to legislate to end its contribution to global warming, the Government said....
15:00, 06/27/2019

Falling carbon emissions aren't harming California economy, study says A new analysis says California, one of the most environmentally conscious states in the nation, has again achieved a net reduction in carbon emissions without hindering its economy....
22:35, 08/13/2019

PSEG to shut most fossil power plants by 2046 to cut carbon emissions New Jersey energy company Public Service Enterprise Group Inc plans to shut all but three of its fossil fuel-fired power plants in a bid to cut carbon emissions by 80% by 2046 from 2005 levels, Chief...
13:00, 07/25/2019

Global carbon emissions rose at the fastest rate in seven years: report Global carbon emissions skyrocketed last year at the fastest rate in seven years — prompted by a weather-related spike in energy demand, according to a newly released report from BP. There was a...
23:51, 06/11/2019

Energy industry's carbon emissions rise at fastest rate in nearly a decade BP report reveals that swings in global temperatures are increasing the use of fossil fuelsCarbon emissions from the global energy industry rose at the fastest rate in almost a decade in 2018 after su...
18:00, 06/11/2019

Climate advisers warn Government faces 'get-real' moment over 2050 zero-emissions target The Government's own climate advisers have warned it faces a "get-real" moment as the bold new target to cut pollution to zero by 2050 is not supported by a plan of action....
09:17, 07/10/2019

Dutch CO2 emissions fall in 2018, still far from 2020 goal Dutch greenhouse gas emissions in 2018 fell by 2.2 percent to 189.5 billion kg of carbon dioxide and equivalents helped by lower emissions by power companies, the country's statistical office said on ...
18:51, 05/09/2019

South African court dismisses sulfur dioxide emissions changes ahead of carbon tax South Africa's average temperatures are rising more than the global average and the carbon tax law aimed at slashing emissions responsible for extreme climate breakdowns is too little, too late, accor...
09:51, 05/25/2019

UK firms will face 'deliberate disruption' to hit zero carbon goal State ready to disrupt or phase out the most polluting business activities to meet 2050 targetUK companies must brace for the government to deliberately disrupt or phase out business areas that are un...
09:51, 06/19/2019

Trump EPA snubs carbon capture, an emissions reduction technique favored by environmentalists and Republicans The Trump Environmental Protection Agency is dismissing a technology that is favored by many Republicans and is widely considered to be among the most effective at slashing emissions from coal plants....
09:51, 06/22/2019

Britain's new net zero emissions target becomes law Britain's new target to reach net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 became law on Thursday, making it the first among the major G7 countries to set such a goal....
14:51, 06/27/2019

Sturgeon urged to ditch plan to cut aviation tax to meet emissions goal Scotland should aim to reach zero carbon faster than UK as whole, says green bodyNicola Sturgeon has been urged to abandon her plans to cut aviation taxes in Scotland in an attempt to help meet a chal...
01:17, 05/02/2019

Britain to become first G7 country with net zero emissions target Britain will toughen its climate targets and commit to reaching net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, the government said late on Tuesday, becoming the first G7 nation to set such a goal....
00:51, 06/12/2019

French carbon emissions fell 4.2% year-on-year in 2018 Carbon dioxide emissions in France fell by 4.2% in 2018 compared with the previous year due to a drop in emissions from the transport sector, a mild winter, and abundant supply of French nuclear energ...
01:17, 06/19/2019

Britain needs more nuclear power, electric chargers for climate goal - CBI Britain needs more nuclear power plants, electric vehicle charging sites and carbon capture and storage projects to meet its new climate target, the Confederation of British Industry said on Friday....
04:34, 06/28/2019

Vincent Kompany goal: Was Man City star's strike the Goal of the Season? When Andros Townsend smashed a left-foot volley into Ederson's top corner from 35 yards, you would have forgiven him for thinking he'd sewn up the Goal of the Season award by late December....
10:00, 05/07/2019

Hakim Ziyech goal: Watch Ajax's sensational second goal vs Tottenham in Champions League semi-final Moroccan forward Hakim Ziyech put Ajax within touching distance of the Champions League final with a stunning first half finish in their semi-final clash with Tottenham....
22:17, 05/08/2019

Barcelona 2 Arsenal 1: Late Luis Suarez goal seals Joan Gamper Trophy win after Ainsley Maitland-Niles own goal An extraordinary own-goal from Ainsley Maitland-Niles and a last-minute winner from Luis Suarez saw Barcelona come from behind to beat Arsenal 2-1 in the teams' Joan Gamper Trophy game at Camp Nou on ...
00:51, 08/05/2019

The reason Britain rolls out the red carpet for Trump? It’s what Britain does | Nesrine Malik I have bad news for the mayor of London, Sadiq Khan. It is entirely British to welcome problematic alliesThis time it’s a full-blown state visit, rather than the brief smash and grab when Donald Trump...
22:00, 06/02/2019

Pulaski Co.’s Sloan Commits to EKU ICYMI: Pulaski Co. TE @jakesloan80 committed to @EKUFootball on Friday. Sloan led the state in receptions (116) and yards (1,666), and added 13 TD… Oh, and he was only a JUNIOR. @JohnHines66 pi...
23:17, 06/29/2019

Fed's Powell commits to 'act as appropriate' to defend U.S. economy U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said on Tuesday the central bank will "act as appropriate" in response to risks posed by a trade war, remarks that may open the door to the possibility of a...
17:34, 06/04/2019

HPE boldly commits to everything-as-a-service, but is it a smart bet? Amid HPE's Discover 2019 announcements, the company made a big splash by introducing a market promise to deliver "everything as a service" by 2022.Read More...
04:17, 06/26/2019

Net-zero by 2050: What does it mean? The EU is expected to commit to going carbon neutral. But what will net-zero emissions mean in practice? What are negative emissions, and why do we need them? DW unpicks the jargon....
14:00, 05/31/2019

Bagley's younger brother commits to Arizona St. ESPN 100 forward Marcus Bagley, the younger brother of Kings forward and former No. 2 pick Marvin Bagley III, announced his commitment to Arizona State on Monday....
03:51, 07/30/2019

Loftus-Cheek commits to another five years at Chelsea "Chelsea midfielder Ruben Loftus-Cheek has signed a new contract that will keep him at Stamford Bridge until 2024, the Premier League club said on Saturday."...
21:00, 07/06/2019

Man commits suicide after his service dog is killed by alligator A Florida man whose service dog was killed by an alligator last week committed suicide after the attack, distraught relatives and neighbors said. Andrew Epp, who had struggled with mental health issue...
21:17, 05/24/2019

LaMelo Ball commits to play in Australian NBL LaMelo Ball, the No. 21 prospect in the ESPN 100 class of 2019, will join ESPN No. 5 prospect RJ Hampton as American teenagers going to Australia's NBL....
23:34, 06/17/2019

Ukraine's new president commits to EU, NATO membership Urkainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy intends to keep Ukraine "on the path of European and Euro-Atlantic integration." He also said he is ready to negotiate with Russia to end the war in Eastern Ukr...
20:34, 06/04/2019

Woods commits to opening two playoff events Tiger Woods will return to action for the first two legs of the FedExCup playoffs, which will mark only the second time all year he has competed in consecutive weeks....
20:51, 07/31/2019

Salpointe’s Bijan Robinson commits to Texas Longhorns TUCSON – Salpointe 5-star runningback Bijan Robinson chose Texas over Ohio State as the all-everything Lancer standout announced he’d be a Longhorn next season. Here’s more from Frid...
09:17, 08/03/2019

Amazon commits $700 million to ‘upskill’ a third of its U.S. workforce by 2025 Amazon has said that it's investing $700 million over a six year period to "upskill" 100,000 employees, representing a third of its U.S. workforce. Read More...
14:17, 07/11/2019

Accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein commits suicide The financier faced charges that he recruited and abused dozens of underage girls in the early 2000s. The FBI and the US Justice Department are investigating Epstein's death....
22:00, 08/10/2019

Five-Star Lineman Justin Rogers Commits to Kentucky LEXINGTON, Ky- Just about every “Power 5” school in the country wanted Justin Rogers, and Kentucky now has him. At least they have a commitment from him, that is. The 6-foot-4 and 300 poun...
00:00, 05/21/2019

Germany commits to ensuring security for Jews with skullcaps BERLIN (AP) — Chancellor Angela Merkel’s spokesman has stressed Germany’s responsibility to ensure security for all Jews wearing skullcaps anywhere in the country without having to fear an...
13:51, 05/27/2019

Federal government commits $73M to Toronto sewer improvements The funding will bolster $133 million in City funds already committed to reduce the amount of basement flooding over four wards in north-west Toronto....
04:17, 06/11/2019

WEC commits to hypercar rules from 2020/21 and reveals details The ACO has confirmed the details of the World Endurance Championship's hypercar regulations for the 2020/21 season ahead of this year's Le Mans 24 Hours...
12:51, 06/14/2019

Grab commits $2 billion to Indonesia with SoftBank's backing Southeast Asian ride-hailing firm Grab on Monday said it will invest $2 billion into Indonesia over five years using capital from Japan's SoftBank Group Corp, marking its biggest commitment in the reg...
16:17, 07/29/2019

Toyota Gazoo Racing commits to new hypercar class at Le Mans Creation of a new top-rung class means Toyota will face the Aston Martin Valkyrie at La Sarthe with the hybrid-powered Super Sport prototype A production version of Toyota Gazoo's GR Super Sport Conc...
16:34, 06/14/2019

Gareth Southgate commits to England and rules out taking Chelsea job • England manager focused on 2020 European Championship• Southgate confident his No 2, Steve Holland, will also stay putGareth Southgate has ruled himself out of a return to club football with Chelsea...
01:00, 06/09/2019

Farmer Commits Suicide In Rajasthan, Family Claims He Was Under Debt A 60-year-old farmer allegedly committed suicide by consuming poison in Rajasthan's Baran district, with the family claiming that he took the extreme step as he was under debt....
19:17, 06/28/2019

Singapore commits resources to drive 5G, earmarks key verticals for adoption Industry regulator Infocomm Media Development Authority has set aside S$40 million (US$29.53 million) to support research and development efforts and drive adoption of 5G, which include initiatives fo...
09:00, 06/27/2019

Haas F1 commits to split-spec trial with new parts for German GP The Haas Formula 1 team will introduce an aerodynamic upgrade for Kevin Magnussen at the German Grand Prix and continue its experiment with Romain Grosjean using the specification from Australia...
18:34, 07/22/2019

Off-duty veteran NYPD cop commits suicide, ninth this year A veteran NYPD cop became the ninth police officer to commit suicide this year when he shot himself in the head in his Queens home Wednesday evening — just a day after another NYPD officer killed hims...
03:00, 08/15/2019

F1 commits to reintroducing ground effect aero concept with '21 rules Formula 1 is committed to reintroducing "ground effect" with its 2021 rules package, with senior figures convinced the aerodynamic concept's return is key to helping cars race closer together...
05:51, 07/17/2019

Mason Mount commits future to Chelsea by signing five-year deal • 20-year-old spent last season on loan at Derby• Midfielder joined Chelsea academy at the age of sixMason Mount has become the latest Chelsea youngster to commit his long-term future to the club afte...
17:51, 07/15/2019

'Delay means defeat' - Johnson commits to October Brexit deadline Boris Johnson, favorite to succeed Prime Minister Theresa May, will commit on Wednesday to taking Britain out of the European Union on Oct. 31, warning the governing Conservatives "delay means defeat"...
00:51, 06/12/2019

Top hoops recruit Evan Mobley commits to USC, joins father and brother Evan Mobley has committed to USC, joining his father, who is an assistant coach, and brother, who is a freshman for the Trojans.       ...
03:17, 08/06/2019

Kyrie Irving Commits to Brooklyn, Cementing Nets as Kings of New York The mercurial point guard will sign with the Nets, as will superstar Kevin Durant, making the franchise a force to be reckoned with in the Eastern Conference....
02:00, 07/01/2019

McDonald's commits to hiring older Americans to fill jobs McDonald's is teaming up with AARP to post job vacancies for older Americans and also launch a pilot program targeting those who are lower income        ...
18:17, 04/28/2019

Microsoft's LinkedIn unit commits to starting to move its services to Azure In 2017, LinkedIn had no plans to move off its own datacenters, in spite of having been purchased by Microsoft a year earlier. But plans have changed and Azure is (unsurprisingly) its new target....
23:51, 07/23/2019

DR Congo: Ebola claims over 1,000 lives, Guterres commits ‘whole’ UN system, to help ‘end the outbreak’ Now in its tenth month, the Ebola epidemic in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has claimed more than a thousand lives, prompting Secretary-General António Guterres to throw the support of “t...
00:17, 05/09/2019

Warren Buffett commits $10 billion in Occidental Petroleum for Anadarko takeover Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway will invest $10 billion in Occidental Petroleum if it beats out Chevron in its bid to takeover Anadarko Petroleum.        ...
20:00, 04/30/2019

CRPF Personnel Deployed At Rabri Devi's Residence Commits Suicide A CRPF jawan, deployed at the residence of former Bihar chief minister Rabri Devi here,allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself from his service revolver, police said Saturday....
20:17, 05/18/2019

Jeffrey Epstein Dead: Accused Sex Trafficker Commits Suicide in Jail Jeffrey Epstein, a U.S. multimillionaire financier who was last month indicted on federal sex trafficking charges, has died of suicide in his New York City jail cell. The 66-year-old......
01:00, 08/11/2019

Assam Girl Commits Suicide, Family Blames It On Citzens' List A minor girl in Assam's Darrang district committed suicide on Wednesday, with her relatives and members of a students' organization linking the incident to the National Register of Citizens (NRC),......
06:34, 06/27/2019

World population to reach 9.7 billion by 2050 — UN The United Nations predicts that half of this growth will take place in only nine countries, as the world is getting older overall. India is projected to become the world's most-populated country by 2...
05:51, 06/18/2019

Population Of Earth To Reach 9.7 Billion In 2050: UN The world population is expected to climb to 9.7 billion in 2050 from 7.7 billion today, with the population of sub-Saharan Africa doubling, a United Nations report released Monday said....
08:17, 06/18/2019

How the climate crisis will change your plate in 2050 In her new book, Amanda Little explores what it will take to continue feeding 7.5 billion people in the worldWhen Amanda Little was on tour to promote her 2010 book Power Trip: The Story of America’s ...
07:51, 07/01/2019

| Population of Earth to reach 9.7 billion in 2050: UN The world population is expected to climb to 9.7 billion in 2050 from 7.7 billion today, with the population of sub-Saharan Africa doubling, a United Nations report released Monday said....
03:17, 06/19/2019

Poland wants money for agreeing to CO2 neutrality in 2050 - PM Poland wants a strong compensation package for its industry in exchange for agreeing to commit the European Union to a more ambitious target of net zero carbon emissions by 2050, the country's Prime M...
03:34, 06/21/2019

Alphabet commits to data privacy in Toronto smart city master plan A high-tech smart city project proposed along Toronto's waterfront by Alphabet Inc unit Sidewalk Labs has pledged not to sell advertisers the personal data collected to serve residents and visitors, a...
22:51, 06/24/2019

San Francisco to be as hot as Portugal and NYC like Virginia Beach by 2050, scientists say By 2050, London's climate could be more akin to Barcelona today, while Madrid's will be closer to modern-day Marrakech, according to a new study....
04:00, 07/12/2019

UN: World population expected to rise to 9.7 billion in 2050 UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United Nations says the world’s population is getting older and growing at a slower pace but is still expected to increase from the current 7.7 billion to 9.7 billion i...
20:34, 06/17/2019

Climate change could end human civilization by 2050: report A harrowing new climate change report warns we may be on the way to extinction, claiming there is a "high likelihood" human civilization will come to an end by 2050 unless action is taken on greenhous...
01:34, 06/04/2019

Fish and chips could be off the menu by 2050 due to climate change Fish and chips could be off the menu due to global warming, a study warns. Scientists say larger marine species including cod and haddock face being wiped out as rising temperatures reduce oxygen leve...
22:17, 06/17/2019

By 2050, London's climate will be as warm as Barcelona's, says new study An estimated 77% of the world's cities are going to face dramatic changes in climate conditions by 2050, a new study says. A fifth will face conditions so extreme they don't exist anywhere on earth ye...
10:00, 07/11/2019

Climate impacts of airplane contrails could triple by 2050 Under certain conditions, airplane contrails become contrail cirrus, icy clouds that trap the sun's heat and warms the planet. New research suggests the climate impact of airplane contrails could trip...
19:51, 06/27/2019

Phoenix could feel more like Baghdad by 2050, a new climate study says Scientists projected temperatures ahead 30 years then compared major cities with conditions from today. The upshot: The heat is moving north.        ...
17:34, 07/12/2019

Merkel vows to make Germany CO2 neutral by 2050 Chancellor Angela Merkel vowed on Tuesday to draw up a roadmap to make Germany CO2 neutral by 2050, urging a climate cabinet she chairs to find the best way to reach that goal....
14:17, 05/14/2019

Discovery commits to delivering the biggest digital Olympic Games for Europe at Tokyo 2020 "With one year to go until the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 begins, Discovery announced today that is will present the most comprehensive digital coverage of a Summer edition of the Olympic Games ever acr...
20:00, 07/24/2019

Watch: Elite wide receiver prospect Julian Fleming commits to Ohio State The Ohio State Buckeyes earned a commitment Friday from Julian Fleming, who is considered the top wide receiver prospect by multiple recruiting services,...
21:17, 05/31/2019

Study: For low-income countries, climate action pays off by 2050 The following announcement was released jointly by MIT and the International Food Policy Research Institute. Successful global efforts to substantially limit greenhouse gas emissions would likely boo...
02:51, 05/02/2019

Civilization could crumble by 2050 if we don’t stop climate change now, new paper says It seems every week there’s a scary new report about how man-made climate change is going to cause the collapse of the world’s ice sheets, result in the extinction of up to 1 million anima...
10:51, 06/05/2019

U.S wages lost to unpaid family care to hit $147 billion by 2050 As the U.S. population ages, the total annual cost of lost wages for unpaid family caregiving is on track to more than double, to reach $147 billion by 2050, a recent study suggests....
01:51, 06/29/2019

Global heating: London to have climate similar to Barcelona by 2050 Nearly 80% of cities to undergo dramatic and potentially disastrous changes, study findsLondon will have a similar climate in three decades’ time to that of Barcelona today, according to research – bu...
23:00, 07/10/2019

New Jersey unveils energy plan to make state 100% clean by 2050 New Jersey released a draft energy plan on Monday that provides an initial blueprint for the total conversion of the state's energy profile to 100 percent clean energy by 2050:...
23:34, 06/10/2019

9.7 billion on Earth by 2050, but growth rate slowing, says new UN population report By the year 2050, there will be some 9.7 billion people living on Earth, says a UN population report released on Monday. However, the overall growth rate will continue to fall, and more countries will...
20:17, 06/17/2019

Tennessee coach Jeremy Pruitt commits NCAA violation congratulating alma mater on hoops title Football coach Jeremy Pruitt's tweet congratulating his high school on winning a basketball title was one of the NCAA violations Tennessee reported.       ...
06:00, 07/11/2019

End of civilization: climate change apocalypse could start by 2050 if we don't act, report warns A chilling Australian paper outlines a Doomsday scenario for humans if we don’t deal with climate change. Experts say it's actually quite rational.        ...
07:17, 06/06/2019

Visegrad group to agree common stance on EU's 2050 climate goals: Hungary Hungary, Poland, Slovakia and the Czech Republic - the so-called "Visegrad Four" countries - will agree a common stance on the European Union's 2050 climate goals, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orba...
11:34, 06/20/2019

Barry lost some bite, but these 10 cities could lose billions in housing to floods by 2050 Within three decades more than 386,000 homes in U.S. coastal areas will be at risk of permanent submersion or regular flooding due to climate change, according to a study by real estate website Zillow...
16:51, 07/18/2019

London's climate will feel like Barcelona's by 2050, scientists say London's climate will be more like Barcelona's by 2050 as the impact of global warming brings a striking change in conditions, expert analysis shows....
03:00, 07/11/2019

What will it take for the UK to reach net zero emissions? We must change almost everything – from our homes to our meals – but the government’s record is not goodThe net zero carbon target will require sweeping changes to almost every aspect of British life,...
20:00, 06/12/2019

The world isn't serious enough about combating emissions Innovation has helped humankind tackle some of its biggest challenges. Compasses made sea voyages safer, electric lightbulbs pushed back the limits of darkness, and vaccinations and antibiotics saved ...
19:34, 06/28/2019

Thyssenkrupp to cut CO2 emissions by 30% over next decade German submarines-to-elevators conglomerate Thyssenkrupp said on Tuesday that it planned to drastically cut its carbon dioxide emissions over the next decade, banking on more efficient ways to produce...
01:34, 07/03/2019

These countries produce the most CO2 emissions 24/7 Wall St. ranked countries emitting the most carbon dioxide, based on territorial emissions of CO2 in 2017 according to the Global Carbon Project.        ...
18:34, 07/14/2019

Lowering emissions without breaking the bank India’s economy is booming, driving up electric power consumption to unprecedented levels. The nation’s installed electricity capacity, which increased fivefold in the past three decades, is expected ...
03:51, 08/01/2019

In TV ad, VW owns up to emissions scandal to set new EV agenda VW's new TV spot, called “Hello Light,” is backed by the Simon & Garfunkel classic “The Sound of Silence.” It begins with a flashback of news reports of the 2015 scandal....
17:17, 06/05/2019

Car ownership “not compatible” with emissions targets Government science and technology committee claims even EVs won't help to achieve targets and calls for petrol and diesel ban to be brought forward Private car ownership needs to end and vehicle use ...
18:17, 08/22/2019

Scientists discover the source of new CFC emissions The following is a joint announcement from the MIT Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change and the University of Bristol. Since 2013, annual emissions of a banned chlorofluorocarbon ...
04:51, 05/24/2019

Seven charts that explain what net zero emissions means for the UK The Committee on Climate Change has urged the government to adopt a target of net zero emissions by 2050. These seven charts show how that might unfold, and what it means for the UK economy...
05:17, 05/02/2019

Current CO2 emissions will heat up the Earth by more than 1.5˚C Even if we stop building power plants, factories, vehicles and home appliances immediately, we're on track to increase the global temperature by more than 1.5˚C -- the goal limit proposed by the ...
19:00, 07/01/2019

Cutting UK emissions to net zero would cost £1tn, says Hammond Chancellor says target would mean less money available for schools and hospitalsThe chancellor, Philip Hammond, has warned Theresa May that reducing greenhouse gas emissions to net zero could cost the...
13:17, 06/06/2019

How to Be ‘Carbon Neutral’ If You’re Not Bhutan There’s a tiny nation nestled in the Himalaya mountains with so many trees -- and so little pollution -- that it actually gobbles up more carbon dioxide from the atmosphere than it produces. Unfortuna...
20:17, 05/08/2019

UK should cut vehicle use to hit zero-carbon target, say MPs Scathing report says Tory governments have held back progress on clean energy goalsThe government should discourage personal vehicle use and reward energy-efficient homebuilding to meet its legally bi...
08:17, 08/22/2019

What would life be like in a zero-carbon country? Drastic restrictions on almost every aspect of people's lives, from the cars they drive, the way they heat their homes, to the fridges they buy -- even the food stored in them. That is the reality of ...
11:17, 06/16/2019

How much carbon does our lumber sequester? Enlarge (credit: US BLM) Carbon sequestration is generally thought of as locking carbon out of the atmosphere semi-permanently by incorporating it into rocks or forests that are then preserved. But ...
18:00, 07/07/2019

An escape route for carbon As many of us may recall from grade school science class, the Earth’s carbon cycle goes something like this: As plants take up carbon dioxide and convert it into organic carbon, they release oxygen ba...
02:51, 06/13/2019

Pathways to a low-carbon China Fulfilling the ultimate goal of the 2015 Paris Agreement on climate change — keeping global warming well below 2 degrees Celsius, if not 1.5 C — will be impossible without dramatic action from the wor...
23:34, 07/08/2019

UK costs to cut greenhouse emissions 40% higher than thought: FT Britain's government has estimated that the cost of eliminating greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 could be 40% higher than one given by official climate advisers, the Financial Times reported on Thursd...
15:17, 06/06/2019

BMW second quarter hit by rising costs of manufacturing, emissions BMW stuck to its outlook even as second-quarter earnings fell 20%, hit by currency headwinds and the rising cost of manufacturing electric and hybrid cars to help the carmaker meet stricter emissions...
10:51, 08/01/2019

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23:51, 07/17/2019

The Guardian view on net zero emissions: better late than never | Editorial Announcing a target to cut greenhouse gases by at least 100% below 1990 levels in 2050 is a necessary step to tackle the climate emergency. But it won’t be enough on its ownOne of Theresa May’s most c...
20:00, 06/12/2019

Aerosol emissions may not cool the planet as much as we thought Enlarge / Taken on August 2, 2018, by an astronaut on the International Space Station, this image shows a pyrocumulus cloud rising from the Ferguson fire near Yosemite National Park. (credit: NASA / F...
03:51, 08/02/2019

SEC defends pace of VW lawsuit after emissions scandal The SEC says it was challenged by "long delays by VW in producing documents and other information." Volkswagen says it cooperated fully with the SEC investigation....
15:00, 07/09/2019

Madrid Ends a Low-Emissions Zone After Just 7 Months Drivers will no longer face fines for entering a designated downtown area, a reversal that many attribute to an increasingly polarized political environment in Spain....
12:51, 07/01/2019

Ford under federal investigation over emissions certification The inquiry is looking at issues “relating to road load estimations,” including analytical modeling and resistance testing, the company said in a regulatory filing....
22:17, 04/28/2019

Judge reinstates Madrid's low emissions zone New rightwing council fails to reverse policy of former mayor Manuela CarmenaBarely a week after Madrid’s rightwing council began rolling back the city’s low emissions zone, a judge has ruled that the...
18:51, 07/08/2019

‘This report will change your life’: what zero emissions means for UK Committee on Climate Change sets out how UK can reach net zero carbon emissions by 2050“Make no mistake, this report will change your life,” says Prof David Reay at the University of Edinburgh. “If th...
01:17, 05/02/2019

Senior EPA official overseeing emissions stepping down Bill Wehrum, the top U.S. Environmental Protection Agency official who has been in charge of revising power plant regulations and revamping vehicle emission standards and biofuels, is stepping down Ju...
17:17, 06/26/2019

Emissions need to be halved to avoid 3C warming: scientists Emissions need to be halved by 2030 to limit warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius but temperatures are on track to reach double that by the end of the century even if countries' current plans are fully impl...
11:51, 06/19/2019

Emissions Crackdown Fuels Palladium Rally Rising anxiety about the world economy has sent gold on a stellar run. But the haven has been left in the dust by one of its precious-metal peers: palladium....
17:00, 07/04/2019

The Autocar guide to WLTP emissions testing New lab tests aim to better represent real-world driving Fuel economy and emissions testing isn’t a glamorous subject, but understanding the new system can save you a tidy sum If you’re a regular ...
16:34, 05/01/2019

Genetically modified cows could cut methane emissions by 50% Scientists discovered that methane-producing microbes in cow stomachs are actually inherited -- and think that selective breeding of cows that produce less methane could have a major impact on climate...
01:17, 07/06/2019

Learning from Canada’s carbon blunder Last month, Canada rolled out its federal carbon tax to four provinces, creating a new tax on all goods based on their total carbon footprint. While polluting less is a worthy goal for us all, the pla...
01:17, 05/20/2019

TRD Has the Carbon Aero and 19" Wheels You Want For Your Supra This weekend marked a gathering called “The Supra Is Back To Japan Fes” a gathering of Supra enthusiasts celebrating the return of the Toyota sports car. Doing their part, TRD used this event as an op...
23:00, 05/19/2019

Carbon fiber truck bed just a beginning General Motors engineers see promise in the carbon fiber truck bed in the GMC Sierra, evaluating the material for its possibilities in other vehicles....
07:00, 04/29/2019

South African carbon tax finally becomes law South Africa's long-delayed carbon tax has been enshrined in law, the treasury said on Sunday, as one of the continent's worst polluters transitions to lower emissions in its efforts to meet agreement...
19:51, 05/26/2019

Here’s where the federal parties stand on the carbon tax For the first time in years, climate change and environmental policies are shaping up to be a major issue in the federal election campaign this fall....
16:51, 07/17/2019

U.S. TVA to cut carbon emission by 70 percent by end of next decade: CEO The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) expects to reduce carbon emissions at the U.S.-owned power generator by 70 percent from 2005 levels by the end of the next decade, the company's chief executive of...
02:34, 06/01/2019

Ex-Audi CEO Stadler charged over his role in emissions scandal Stadler, who was once seen as a possible contender for VW Group’s top job, is accused of having been aware of the emissions manipulations since the end of September 2015 and not preventing the sale of...
23:17, 07/31/2019

Prosecutors charge former Audi boss in emissions scandal FRANKFURT, Germany — German prosecutors have charged the former head of Audi, Volkswagen’s luxury division, with fraud in connection with sales of diesel cars with software that enabled cheating...
23:17, 07/31/2019

Judge OKs Fiat Chrysler $307M emissions settlement A federal judge in California on Friday approved Fiat Chrysler Automobiles' $307.5 million settlement for a class-action lawsuit over illegal emissions-control software....
01:51, 05/04/2019

U.S. opens criminal probe into Ford emissions certification The U.S. Justice Department has opened a criminal investigation into Ford Motor Co's emissions certification process in the United States, the automaker disclosed on Friday, saying it was cooperating ...
20:51, 04/28/2019

Four automakers, California strike compromise on vehicle emissions Ford Motor Co, BMW AG , Volkswagen AG and Honda Motor Co said on Thursday they have reached a voluntary agreement with the state of California to adopt compromise vehicle emissions rules....
14:51, 07/25/2019

Theresa May’s net-zero emissions target is a lot less impressive than it looks | Caroline Lucas The government’s pledges on climate change are too little, too late. What really matters is actionTheresa May is doing her best to grab some good headlines in the closing weeks of her premiership. Set...
20:51, 06/12/2019

Mercedes-Benz facing €1bn fine over emissions software German media reports 280,000 diesel-powered E- and C-Class models feature emissions-cheating technology Mercedes-Benz parent company Daimler is facing a fine ranging from €800 million (£740m) to €1 ...
03:00, 08/13/2019

Thousands to march against Madrid low-emissions zone U-turn Minister says council is putting ideology before people’s health and warns it may face EU finesSpain’s acting environment minister has warned Madrid’s new city council that its plans to scrap the Span...
17:51, 06/28/2019

UN agency meets to tackle pollution and emissions by ships International Maritime Organization aims to halve global emissions by 2050This week is the 74th meeting of the marine environmental protection committee of the International Maritime Organization (IMO...
10:34, 05/14/2019

IMO, Norway launch project to help shipping sector cut emissions The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has launched a joint project with Norway to help the shipping industry cut emissions by at least 50 percent from 2008 levels by 2050, the UN's shipping ag...
20:00, 05/13/2019

Daimler to recall 60,000 Mercedes diesels in Germany over emissions Daimler must recall 60,000 Mercedes diesel cars in Germany after regulators found that they were fitted with software aimed at distorting emissions tests, the Transportation Ministry said on Saturday....
21:34, 06/22/2019

BHP makes $400 million climate-change emissions pledge Leading resources company BHP will invest $400 million over five years to reduce emissions, it said on Tuesday, becoming the first miner to pledge to tackle pollution caused when customers use its pr...
17:00, 07/23/2019

DVSA slams “unacceptable” Nissan Qashqai emissions News 23 Jul, 2019 On-road tests find the Nissan Qashqai emits 17 times more NOx than lab limits; DVSA criticises brand’s decision not to address issue...
15:00, 07/23/2019

Scotland faces climate 'apocalypse' without action to cut emissions Natural heritage chief warns of flooded and deserted towns, dead forests and polluted riversThe head of Scotland’s nature conservation agency has warned the country faces an “apocalyse” of flooded tow...
14:00, 05/31/2019

Emissions and microplastics: How food waste hurts the environment Throwing away food that could still be eaten isn't just a waste of money, it also costs precious resources, hurts the climate, threatens biodiversity and can contaminate our soil with microplastics....
00:51, 05/02/2019

Ram engine supplier Cummins will probe emissions certifications Cummins said it will check certification and compliance processes for engines in the 2019 Ram 2500 and 3500 trucks after conversations with the EPA and the California Air Resources Board....
22:00, 04/30/2019

Nissan refuses government request on Qashqai emissions Manufacturer told DVSA it would not retrofit polluting vehicles, despite other firms agreeing to modificationsNissan’s decision to ignore a government request for emissions modifications to thousands ...
22:00, 07/23/2019

GM, FCA unmasked as source of Tesla's cash from emissions credits GM and FCA disclosed to the state of Delaware earlier this year that they reached agreements to buy federal greenhouse gas credits from Tesla. While the filings are light on detail, they haven’t been ...
10:17, 06/04/2019

Senior EPA official overseeing emissions rules resigns Bill Wehrum, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency official in charge of revising power plant regulations and revamping vehicle emission standards and biofuels, is stepping down June 30, the agency...
19:00, 06/26/2019

SAS to end inflight duty-free sales to cut weight, emissions Scandinavian airline SAS will stop selling duty-free goods on board its flights to save fuel and inch closer to its goal of cutting emissions by at least 25 percent by 2030, it said on Tuesday....
17:51, 06/04/2019

London ULEZ: the Ultra Low Emissions Zone explained News 30 Apr, 2019 The £12.50 daily ULEZ charge comes into force today. Here are the facts about the charge, the zone map and the cars affected...
15:00, 05/02/2019

BHP to invest $400 million to curb climate-changing emissions The world's biggest listed miner BHP said on Tuesday it would invest $400 million over five years to reduce emissions from its own operations and from those generated by the use of its resources....
10:51, 07/23/2019

Labour to launch review of City's progress on emissions John McDonnell says review will focus on firms’ readiness to cut emissions and opportunities for greener investmentLabour is to examine the readiness of City firms to cut carbon emissions and invest r...
15:17, 06/24/2019

Ford under criminal investigation for miscalculating vehicle emissions Ford disclosed in a financial filing made with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission that it is currently under investigation by the Department of Justice over its internal testing prac...
23:51, 04/28/2019

VW, FCA risk big EU emissions fines in 2021, study shows Volkswagen and FCA could face penalties of up to $2.08 billion and $847 million, respectively, if they fail to meet the European Union's emissions targets set for 2021, according to a study....
13:34, 06/26/2019

Ford under criminal investigation by the US government over emissions certification Ford in February said employees had alerted it to the possibility that it was overstating its fuel efficiency.        ...
18:17, 04/28/2019

China is on track to beat its peak-emissions pledge Enlarge (credit: Dan Lundberg / Flickr) In the past 20 years, China has become a key player for global greenhouse gas emissions. Due to its large population, rapid economic development launched it i...
09:17, 07/31/2019

Emissions rules and electric shift to spur car engines M&A A growing understanding in the car industry of the value of combustion engine technology able to meet new anti-pollution requirements is likely to fuel a wave of consolidation in the next two years, i...
22:00, 07/09/2019

U.S. SEC defends pace of Volkswagen suit after emissions scandal The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on Monday defended the pace of its investigation into Volkswagen AG after a judge had asked why the agency waited two years after a global scandal re...
02:17, 07/09/2019

US says Trump coal moves hasten but don't increase emissions Federal officials say the Trump administration's decision to lift a moratorium on coal sales from public lands could hasten the release of more than 5 billion tons of greenhouse gasses....
01:17, 05/23/2019

IEA: Greater use of rail would save energy, lower emissions Increased railway use would save energy, help the environment, and also be safer, according to reports prepared by international environmental experts....
20:00, 04/28/2019

SEC defends pace of Volkswagen suit after emissions scandal The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on Monday defended the pace of its investigation into Volkswagen AG after a judge had asked why the agency waited two years after a global scandal re...
05:00, 07/09/2019

Madrid’s new rightwing council suspends low-emissions zone Protests planned as People’s party rolls back key policy of Spanish capital’s former mayorMadrid’s new rightwing city council has begun rolling back one of the flagship initiatives of the last mayor t...
12:51, 06/18/2019

China says its greenhouse gas emissions soar over 50% from 2005 to 2014 As a signatory to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, China is obliged to submit its carbon emissions data on a regular basis....
11:34, 07/15/2019

Taxpayers won't cough up to meet emissions target - poll British taxpayers oppose every option to help fund the government's promise to reach net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, a Sky Data poll shows....
23:17, 06/12/2019

US says Trump coal moves hasten but don’t increase emissions BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Federal officials say the Trump administration’s decision to lift a moratorium on coal sales from public lands could hasten the release of more than 5 billion tons of gree...
23:51, 05/22/2019

CLIMATE CHANGE FOCUS: Cutting emissions, one bog at a time Farmers and entrepreneurs in rural eastern Europe are helping to tackle climate change while boosting their livelihoods as a result of regenerating ancient wetland peat bogs....
19:51, 04/28/2019

Carbon monoxide seen as potential cause of 4 deaths in home DELAWARE, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say carbon monoxide may have caused the deaths of four family members at a home in central Ohio. Officials in Genoa Township say first responders went to a home short...
16:51, 05/03/2019

How to make the world affordably carbon-free If the world is to quit coal and gas for renewable energy sources, they have to be reliable and affordable. Is that realistic? Researchers have crunched the numbers and come up with some surprising an...
00:51, 05/02/2019

Could fracking with carbon dioxide instead of water be greener? Using CO2 to fracture rocks for oil and gas is being touted as a more environmentally friendly approach to fracking, but it may not be greener overall...
18:00, 05/30/2019

‘Perhaps the most important isotope’: how carbon-14 revolutionised science The discovery that carbon atoms act as a marker of time of death transformed everything from biochemistry to oceanography – but the breakthrough nearly didn’t happenMartin Kamen had worked for three d...
18:34, 08/10/2019

VMware to Buy Pivotal Software and Carbon Black Software company VMware plans to buy Pivotal Software and cybersecurity provider Carbon Black, bolstering its push to allow customers to build, manage and secure applications across devices and cloud-...
02:17, 08/23/2019

UK climate report: What your life could be like in a low-carbon future An ambitious plan to cut the UK's greenhouse gas emissions will see the country completely transform many aspects of daily life. Here's what it will mean for you...
05:17, 05/02/2019

Carbon monoxide leak hospitalizes 46 people Authorities in Canada say a carbon monoxide leak at a hotel in Winnipeg, Manitoba has sent 46 people to the hospital, with at least 15 of them in critical condition. (July 9)     ...
02:51, 07/10/2019

There's a limit to the rainforest's carbon storage abilities Conserving forests and restoring forest health are vital components of a comprehensive solution to climate change, but new research suggests there are limits to a rain forest's carbon storage abilitie...
21:51, 08/06/2019

UPDATE 1-South African carbon tax finally becomes law South Africa's long-delayed carbon tax has been enshrined in law, the treasury said on Sunday, as one of the continent's worst polluters transitions to lower emissions in its efforts to meet agreement...
19:00, 05/26/2019

Pantry ingredients can help grow carbon nanotubes Baking soda, table salt, and detergent are surprisingly effective ingredients for cooking up carbon nanotubes, researchers at MIT have found. In a study published this week in the journal Angewandt...
17:34, 05/29/2019

German environment minister proposes carbon tax Svenja Schulze has said such a plan is important for sinking carbon emissions, yet other measures are needed. She claims the plan would not unduly burden the poor, but reward those who use less fuel....
02:51, 07/06/2019

Most Canadians will get more money from carbon rebate than tax will cost them: PBO Canada's budget watchdog agrees with the federal government's claim that Canadians are going to get more from the climate change tax rebate than they are paying in carbon tax....
15:17, 05/01/2019

Air passengers could see carbon charge added automatically Passengers could have a carbon offsetting charge automatically added to the cost of airline tickets under plans being considered by ministers aimed at cutting emissions....
05:34, 07/23/2019

Spain proposes EU carbon tax on energy imports Spain's acting government has called on the European Union to assess a potential carbon tax on power imports to protect the bloc's interests and help it to pursue its environmental targets amid growin...
22:51, 05/27/2019

Why Bhutan Is All Alone in the Carbon-Neutral Nation Club There’s a tiny nation nestled in the Himalaya mountains with so many trees -- and so little pollution -- that it actually gobbles up more carbon dioxide from the atmosphere than it produces. Unfortuna...
16:34, 05/08/2019

Carbon calculator: find out how much CO2 your flight will emit The Guardian’s carbon calculator works out the emissions on flights from the world’s 100 busiest airports, as well as from selected UK airportsThe aviation sector is one of the fastest-growing pollute...
06:17, 08/01/2019

German government warming toward carbon tax: paper Germany looks set to introduce an economy-wide system of carbon emissions pricing after senior officials from both parties of Berlin's governing coalition reached a consensus on the proposal, the Fran...
20:51, 04/28/2019

The hidden carbon footprint of aluminum cars If the automotive industry's shift toward aluminum is being driven primarily by environmental concerns, it makes sense to scrutinize the carbon footprint of the aluminum industry itself. And the pictu...
18:51, 07/22/2019

A pro-growth carbon tax could lower the payroll tax rate The demand for climate change action is growing, prompting many conservatives to look for policies to address climate change while holding true to the conservative values of free markets, limited gove...
12:51, 08/03/2019

Bitcoin Causing CO2 Emissions Comparable to Sri Lanka, Researchers Claim Bitcoin is responsible for the same amount of carbon dioxide emissions as a city like Las Vegas an entire developing country like Sri Lanka and efforts to reduce its climate footprint should be......
10:34, 06/14/2019

New Zealand targets agricultural emissions in climate change bill New Zealand's government will introduce legislation to tackle climate change on Wednesday which includes a target for cutting methane emissions from livestock by at least 10 percent by 2030....
07:34, 05/08/2019

Dutch government proposes minimum price for CO2 emissions from 2020 The Dutch government on Tuesday proposed a law that would set a minimum price for carbon dioxide emissions by electricity producers from January 2020....
17:51, 06/04/2019

Bosch to pay $100 million fine in Germany over emissions-cheat software Bosch has agreed to pay a $100 million fine for lapses in supervisory duties that enabled automakers to engage in emissions cheating, German prosecutors said....
17:51, 05/23/2019

Shipowners Seek to Slow Services to Meet Emissions Limits Looming new environmental regulations are triggering sharp divisions in the shipping industry between vessel operators investing billions of dollars to reduce emissions and others who want to stave of...
19:34, 05/10/2019

ArcelorMittal's South Africa unit to face emissions charges ArcelorMittal's South African unit said on Monday it had received a summons instituting criminal proceedings for three charges relating to transgressions of its atmospheric emissions license at its Va...
19:00, 06/03/2019

Scandinavian Airlines stops duty free sales to cut emissions COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Scandinavian Airlines says it will stop selling duty-free goods on its flights to reduce the weight of its aircraft and save fuel and ultimately reduce carbon emissions, say...
12:51, 06/04/2019

Ottawa will exempt oilsands from new reviews unless Kenney lifts emissions cap The list indicates new in situ oilsands projects won't have to go through the new review as long the hard cap imposed by former Premier Rachel Notley stays in place....
22:17, 05/01/2019

Automakers back compromise on U.S. emissions targets, urge deal In a letter to California's governor signed by 17 major automakers, including GM, Toyota and VW, the companies urged a compromise "midway" between Obama-era standards that require annual decreases of ...
05:17, 06/07/2019

Quarter of world's biggest firms 'fail to disclose emissions' Grantham Research Institute found half do not factor climate crisis in decision-makingAbout a quarter of the world’s highest-emitting publicly listed companies fail to report their greenhouse gas emis...
04:00, 07/10/2019

China responsible for surge in ozone-depleting emissions: study China is to blame for much of the increase in illegal ozone-depleting substances (ODS) since 2013, according a study published by the journal Nature on Thursday, with domestic companies accused of vio...
09:34, 05/23/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. SEC defends pace of Volkswagen suit after emissions scandal The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on Monday defended the pace of its investigation into Volkswagen AG after a judge asked why the agency waited two years after a global scandal related...
06:34, 07/09/2019

Arctic wildfires in June equivalent to Sweden's annual emissions - U.N. Arctic wildfires, some the size of 100,000 soccer pitches, emitted as much carbon dioxide (CO2) last month as the country of Sweden does in a whole year, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) sa...
16:17, 07/12/2019

Oregon set to join California with market-based plan to cut emissions Clean energy job bill would allow cap and trade of emissionsGovernor Brown: ‘Oregon can be the log that breaks the jam’Oregon is poised to becomethe second US state after California to impose a cap an...
12:34, 06/20/2019

Greta Thunberg Sets Sail For New York On Zero-Emissions Yacht Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg sets sail on Wednesday for New York, heading for a UN summit on a zero-emissions yacht skippered by a member of Monaco's ruling family....
13:00, 08/15/2019

Ford, BMW, Honda, and Volkswagen agree to California emissions framework Ford, BMW, Volkswagen and Honda said on Thursday they have reached a voluntary agreement with the state of California to adopt compromise vehicle emissions rules....
21:00, 07/25/2019

Electric planes start small as industry wrestles with emissions An all-electric commuter plane and a small Airbus-backed hybrid are among aircraft programs being touted at the Paris Airshow, as the industry tries to convince a skeptical public it can deliver on a...
16:00, 06/19/2019

Australia should reduce emissions, coal mining: Pacific leaders Australia should do more to reduce its carbon emissions and giving cash to countries battling climate change was not enough, Pacific island leaders said on Tuesday in a rebuke of Canberra's latest att...
20:02, 08/13/2019

4 automakers, California agree to new emissions, fuel economy standards Four major automakers have reached an environmental agreement with the state of California, to raise gas mileage and emissions standards -- a move that bypasses the Trump administration's effort to ro...
21:34, 07/25/2019

President Trump Is Pissed That Automakers Are Ignoring His Emissions Rollback President Trump is pissed at Ford for siding with California over him, Care by Volvo is in hot water, German automakers team up for autonomous cars, more Tesla turnover, and much more on The Morning S...
16:51, 08/22/2019

Queensland coalmine increases greenhouse gas emissions without penalty, FOI reveals Under a policy that promised to put a limit on industrial pollution, Anglo American was given the green light to increase annual emissionsAn Australian coalmine has nearly doubled its greenhouse gas e...
02:34, 08/13/2019

Germany should cut taxes to offset costs of curbing emissions: minister Germany's economy minister said he would support reducing or scrapping the so-called eco-tax on electricity should the government decide to raise prices on energy in its efforts to discourage carbon e...
19:00, 06/05/2019

Fracking causing rise in methane emissions, study finds Researchers say boom in shale oil and gas major contributor to climate emergencyThe boom in the US shale gas and oil may have ignited a significant global spike in methane emissions blamed for acceler...
01:34, 08/15/2019

U.S. judge approves Fiat Chrysler diesel emissions settlement A federal judge in San Francisco on Friday approved a $307.5 million civil settlement for about 100,000 U.S. owners of Fiat Chrysler diesel vehicles that the government said had illegal software that ...
00:00, 05/04/2019

Volkswagen’s diesel emissions scandal bill runs to €30bn Group swallows up €1bn Dieselgate legal charge to meet first quarter operating profit forecasts Volkswagen has met its first-quarter operating profit forecasts for 2019, despite taking a €1 billion h...
17:51, 05/02/2019

Global warming targets at risk from energy plants' CO2 emissions Carbon emissions from existing and planned fossil fuel energy plants and projects will exceed the amount needed to curb global warming, jeopardizing a 1.5 degree Celsius temperature limit goal, scient...
21:00, 07/01/2019

Cargill cuts CO2 emissions from shipping fleet in green push Cargill reduced CO2 emissions from its chartered shipping fleet by 350,000 tonnes last year as part of efforts to scale back its carbon footprint at sea, the food and agriculture group said....
16:17, 06/12/2019

Exxon Mobil Lends Its Support to a Carbon Tax Proposal The company is joining other oil companies and corporate giants to endorse a plan from the Climate Leadership Council to tax fossil fuels and pay the dividends to taxpayers....
22:34, 04/28/2019

Removing carbon dioxide from power plant exhaust Reducing carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from power plants is widely considered an essential component of any climate change mitigation plan. Many research efforts focus on developing and deploying car...
15:17, 07/30/2019

1 dead, 4 sickened after possible carbon monoxide poisoning in Brooklyn One person died and four others were sickened by suspected carbon monoxide poisoning Saturday morning in Brooklyn, authorities said. The five people were believed to have been staying inside a buildin...
17:17, 08/03/2019

Alberta’s carbon tax cut helping to fuel love for big trucks A recent report from the International Energy Agency found Canadians are driving the least fuel-efficient vehicles in the world and are emitting the most CO2 per kilometre driven....
02:51, 05/31/2019

Low-carbon energy makes majority of UK electricity for first time Rapid rise in renewables combined with nuclear generated 53% in 2018Low-carbon energy was used to generate more than half of the electricity used in the UK for the first time last year, according to o...
21:34, 07/25/2019

Eight ways to reduce and offset your digital carbon footprint Whether it's from doing things like burning fossil fuels through driving, cranking up the furnace or grilling a steak, we are all responsible for releasing carbon dioxide into the atmosphere, whi...
17:17, 07/25/2019

Ontario Court of Appeal rules carbon tax is constitutional Ontario's Court of Appeal ruled on Friday that Canada's federal carbon tax is constitutional after a challenge from the province's Conservative government in a blow to efforts to strike down Justin Tr...
19:34, 06/28/2019

One of America's oldest power companies is going carbon free PSEG has relied on fossil fuels to keep the lights on for the past 116 years. Now, New Jersey's largest and oldest power company is pledging to deliver carbon-free electricity to fight climate change....
16:51, 07/25/2019

Build more nuclear reactors to reach net zero carbon target – CBI Business group says nuclear programme will be key for low carbon economy in UKThe UK should keep building large-scale nuclear plants and “mini-nuke” reactors to help reach a net zero carbon target by ...
11:51, 06/28/2019

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19:51, 05/22/2019

Ontario vows to keep fighting carbon tax after 2 courts uphold it On Friday, Ontario’s top court ruled that the Trudeau government is within its rights to impose a carbon pricing system on provinces that do not have their own....
01:00, 06/29/2019

Democrats revoke invitation to Republican to testify on carbon tax Former Republican Rep. Carlos Curbelo of Florida was disinvited Friday from testifying at next week’s House Ways and Means Committee hearing focused on climate change....
22:17, 05/10/2019

Democratic candidate John Delaney wants to pay you a carbon dividend Former Maryland congressman John Delaney's presidential campaign climate change platform includes a fee on carbon to reduce fossil fuel use and paying Americans $3 trillion in carbon dividends....
14:51, 07/18/2019

Your guide to the carbon sucking tech we need to save the planet Humans have emitted so much carbon dioxide that we must find ways of sucking it from the air. Can that be done without wrecking the environment in other ways?...
09:51, 08/08/2019

People drop support for a carbon tax when getting less effective “nudges” Enlarge / A carbon tax would address carbon emissions across sectors, from industry to transport and residential use. (credit: Shiyang Huang / Flickr) "Nudge" policies have come in for a lot of posi...
13:00, 05/14/2019

Edmonton to hit its self-imposed carbon limit within 8 years: report A new report generated from the city's environment office says Edmonton will run out of room to reach its carbon emission limits within eight years, so it's got to get more aggressive in cutting green...
10:17, 08/09/2019

With 9th baby, lawmaker, wife ‘taking AOC’s carbon footprint for ourselves’ Wisconsin Republican Rep. Sean Duffy and his wife, Fox contributor Rachel-Campos Duffy, are decidedly not taking liberal Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s advice to zip it up and forgo having children b...
20:17, 05/15/2019

Thawing permafrost releasing more carbon than previously thought The problem of thawing permafrost is worse than climate scientists thought. New research suggests previous studies have underestimated the rate at which thawing permafrost is releasing carbon into the...
03:34, 07/04/2019

Scientist Dream of a Future Where Your AC Unit Sucks Carbon Out of the Sky Air conditioners require lots of energy to run, meaning they result in lots of greenhouse gas emissions. But maybe they don’t have to? In a recently published Nature paper, researchers with the Instit...
00:34, 05/07/2019

Breaching a “carbon threshold” could lead to mass extinction In the brain, when neurons fire off electrical signals to their neighbors, this happens through an “all-or-none” response. The signal only happens once conditions in the cell breach a certain threshol...
23:34, 07/08/2019

Researchers: bitcoin’s carbon footprint equal to Las Vegas BERLIN — The virtual currency bitcoin is responsible for the same amount of carbon dioxide emissions as a city like Las Vegas or Hamburg and efforts to reduce its climate footprint should be considere...
23:51, 06/13/2019

New Zealand introduces climate bill to become carbon neutral WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand’s government has introduced an ambitious climate change bill that aims to make the nation carbon neutral by 2050 while giving some leeway to farmers. H...
02:34, 05/08/2019

Canadian court rules Trudeau's carbon tax constitutional A Canadian court ruled on Friday that a federal carbon-pricing plan does not violate the constitution, marking a victory for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau over one of his trademark policies ahead of t...
01:51, 05/04/2019

Atmospheric carbon levels are leaping. We can't afford more years like this Each year of high emissions adds to the stock of carbon in the air, bringing us closer to catastropheOne of the many ironies of the climate crisis is that as temperatures change and extreme weather be...
19:34, 06/11/2019

Corbyn pledges Labour transparency on UK carbon footprint Labour in power would change law to reveal imported emissions and ‘carbon leakage’The UK will stop hiding its “true impact” on the climate by revealing its consumption of carbon emissions from across ...
07:51, 07/14/2019

Carbon tax mystery text leaves many annoyed and confused The text message appears to be an attempt to identify voters who are opposed to the carbon tax imposed by the federal Liberals, presumably so they can be targeted during the election campaign this fal...
18:00, 06/25/2019

Radical action needed to hit UK’s zero-carbon target | Letters Michael Stone on the reality of Britain’s consumption, Celia Forsyth on support for fossil fuel projects, Gemma Cantelo on making cities greener and Stephen Martin on the sustainable development goals...
21:00, 06/16/2019

Carbon dioxide levels highest in human history Atmospheric levels of planet-warming carbon dioxide have hit a record high of more than 415 parts per million. The accelerated rise of man-made greenhouse gas emissions has scientists alarmed....
05:51, 05/14/2019

NASCAR star suffers carbon monoxide poisoning DOVER, Del. — Denny Hamlin suffered from nausea and double vision from carbon monoxide that seeped into his Toyota at the end of the NASCAR race at Dover. Hamlin felt ill after Monday’s race and...
07:00, 05/08/2019

German prosecutors charge ex-Audi boss Stadler over emissions cheating German prosecutors said on Wednesday they had filed charges against former Audi Chief Executive Rupert Stadler, who is being investigated over his role in Volkswagen's emissions test cheating scandal...
12:51, 07/31/2019

Renault's Dacia budget brand braces for costly EU emissions rules Dacia, which has been a bright spot for Renault, could become a drag on its parent, underscoring the challenge facing automakers to meet the European Union’s toughening pollution standards....
13:34, 08/13/2019

Renault could face French court action over emissions following report, paper says A French probe into alleged emissions cheating by Renault is a step closer to court action after a technical report confirmed that some of the automaker's diesel engines were configured to emit more p...
18:17, 05/13/2019

Japan adopts long-term emissions strategy under Paris Agreement Japan's cabinet adopted a long-term emissions reduction strategy under the Paris Agreement on Tuesday, including the goal to be carbon-neutral soon after 2050....
21:00, 06/11/2019

Australia's emissions reach the highest on record, driven by electricity sector Fugitive emissions from LNG are also fuelling rising national emissions, Ndever Environmental figures showAustralia’s emissions are again the highest on record, driven this time by an increase in emis...
22:51, 07/08/2019

Oil giants face shareholder pressure on climate emissions, greenhouse gas targets Major oil company investors are starting to use their voting rights to speak out against a lack of climate action. Shareholders in Shell and Equinor have already had their say, now BP is in the spotli...
01:00, 06/12/2019

This airline will stop selling duty-free items to reduce emissions How is duty-free shopping tied to global warming? This airline is taking care of the environment by not selling you those tax-free items.       ...
17:51, 06/13/2019

VW's Emissions Scandal Cost Other German Automakers $5.2 Billion in U.S. Sales: Study German cars have a reputation for precision and attention to detail. But only four years ago, they gained another reputation—as liars and cheaters when it came to emissions. It was all thanks to Volks...
11:51, 07/30/2019

Prosecutors Fine Bosch 90 Million Euros For Illicit Emissions Software Automotive supplier Bosch has agreed to pay a 90 million euros ($100.21 million) fine for lapses in supervisory duties which enabled carmakers to engage in emissions cheating, German prosecutors in......
20:17, 05/23/2019

Greta Thunberg will sail across the Atlantic on a zero-emissions yacht for the UN climate summit Climate activist Greta Thunberg will cross the Atlantic on a zero-emissions sailboat on her way to speak at the UN Climate Action Summit on September 23....
17:51, 07/29/2019

China is shredding the ozone layer with banned chemical emissions, study says Some alarming news from the stratosphere. Chinese foam manufacturers are releasing an ozone-destroying chemical into the air.        ...
22:51, 05/22/2019

Ford Says Justice Dept. Has Opened Criminal Inquiry Into Emissions Issues The carmaker said it had notified other state and federal agencies about “issues relating to road load estimations” and that it was cooperating with all government inquiries....
19:34, 04/28/2019

Australia's Kyoto loophole eight times larger than entire Pacific emissions Analysts say Kyoto credits being used to back out of promised cuts as Tuvalu’s PM calls Australia’s $500m pledge an immoral ploy to quell debate Australia has been accused of using a loophole to back ...
15:34, 08/14/2019

Prosecutors fine Bosch 90 million euros for emissions cheating role Automotive supplier Bosch has agreed to pay a 90 million euros ($100.21 million) fine for lapses in supervisory duties which enabled carmakers to engage in emissions cheating, German prosecutors in th...
13:51, 05/23/2019

Major banks set new lending standards for shipping industry in order to cut CO2 emissions Eleven banks that lend to shipping lines on Monday said climate impact will be integrated into the criteria that determines how much they can borrow....
00:34, 06/18/2019

White House nixes automakers' plea for California pact on emissions The White House, after receiving a plea from several automakers for a compromise, said the California Air Resource Board “failed to put forward a productive alternative, and we are moving forward to f...
21:17, 06/07/2019

Auto Makers Agree to Stricter California Tailpipe-Emissions Standards Four major auto makers say they have agreed with California to voluntarily meet stricter tailpipe-emissions standards than are being proposed the Trump administration, a move that could pressure the W...
20:00, 07/25/2019

Australia's emissions still rising, says report withheld in defiance of Senate order Data showing 0.7% rise in 2018 published a week late and only after minister discloses it to the AustralianAustralia’s greenhouse gas emissions are still increasing, according to a government report t...
06:17, 06/06/2019

'Disgrace': Angus Taylor under pressure after failing to release emissions data Greens warn the new emissions reduction minister could be in contempt of parliament Labor and the Greens have demanded the government immediately release national greenhouse emissions data, and have w...
08:34, 06/03/2019

As Dieselgate scandal widens, will Germany finally tackle transport emissions? Facing their biggest scandal in recent history, German automakers are scrambling to save face. Environmentalists view their overtures with skepticism, but say recent developments point to a tipping po...
00:51, 05/02/2019

Cuomo’s green policies jacking up energy costs, emissions: report The Cuomo administration’s repeated snubbing of natural gas pipeline projects is driving up consumer utility costs and carbon dioxide emissions, according to a new report by the Manhattan Institute. A...
06:34, 06/26/2019

China greenhouse gas emissions soar 50% during 2005-2014: government data China's climate-warming greenhouse gas emissions hit 12.3 billion tonnes in 2014, up 53.5% in just a decade, the environment ministry said on Monday, citing the country's latest carbon "inventory" sub...
05:51, 07/15/2019

Great Barrier Reef authority urges 'fastest possible action' on emissions Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority says ‘further loss of coral is inevitable’The federal agency that manages the Great Barrier Reef has made an unprecedented call for urgent action to reduce gre...
01:17, 07/19/2019

Daimler forced to recall more Mercedes cars in emissions cheat probe Things are getting worse for German auto manufacturer Daimler after local newspaper Bild reported that the company is recalling a further 60,000 Mercedes cars....
17:00, 06/24/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. judge approves Fiat Chrysler diesel emissions settlement A federal judge in San Francisco on Friday approved a $307.5 million civil settlement for about 100,000 U.S. owners of Fiat Chrysler diesel vehicles that the government said had illegal software that ...
02:00, 05/04/2019

Automakers Ignore Trump and Make Compromise with California Over Emissions Standards The Trump administration’s ongoing battle with California over its ability to set its own auto emissions standards is heating up once again, with the state and four automakers ignoring threats to scal...
16:34, 07/25/2019

IEA: Nuke retirements could lead to 4 billion metric tons of extra CO2 emissions Enlarge / A view of the decommissioned Duke Energy Crystal River Nuclear Power Plant. (credit: Jeffrey Greenberg/UIG via Getty Images) A report released today by the International Energy Agency (IE...
02:00, 05/29/2019

17 major automakers call on Trump admin not to freeze emissions requirements In a letter to California Governor Gavin Newsom signed by 17 major automakers including General Motors, Toyota Motor Corp and Volkswagen AG, the companies urged a compromise "midway" between the Obama...
05:34, 06/07/2019

California, four automakers defy Trump, agree to tighten emissions rules Four major automakers said on Thursday they have reached a voluntary agreement with the state of California on fuel efficiency rules, bypassing a Trump administration effort to strip the state of the ...
18:00, 07/25/2019

Angus Taylor pursued by Labor over rising emissions and grassland meetings In a combative question time the energy minister suggests the Coalition has an ‘open mind’ on nuclear powerAngus Taylor has flagged the Morrison government has an “open mind” about pursuing nuclear po...
22:00, 07/23/2019

Ford, VW, BMW, Honda reach emissions deal with California, bucking rollback Ford, VW, Honda and BMW inked a deal that could offer a way around the standoff between California and the Trump Administration over vehicle emissions.       ...
19:00, 07/25/2019

EPA moves to relax policy that applied stricter emissions rules to polluters The Environmental Protection Agency proposed a rule Tuesday that eases limits on hazardous air pollutants emitted by factories, plants, or other types of facilities considered "major" polluters....
00:51, 06/26/2019

Groundbreaking Report Gives Us a Glimpse of the US Military’s Gigantic Carbon Footprint There are a lot of superlatives that can be used to describe the U.S. military. It represents the biggest chunk of the federal budget. It’s extremely good at killing people. And it’s also a prolific c...
17:00, 06/13/2019

Japan plans carbon emission cuts, more nuclear energy Japan is calling for further efforts to cut carbon emissions by promoting renewables but also nuclear energy despite the 2011 Fukushima reactors meltdowns...
06:51, 06/07/2019

Dozens hospitalized after carbon monoxide exposure at Winnipeg motel Forty-six people have been hospitalized and 15 are in critical condition after they were exposed to carbon monoxide at a motel in Winnipeg, Manitoba, city officials said Tuesday....
04:17, 07/10/2019

Merkel favors carbon pricing to meet environmental targets Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday she flavored carbon prices to incentivize savings in climate-damaging emissions, as Germany struggles to meet its 2030 environmental targets....
15:51, 07/19/2019

Ontario court upholds validity of Trudeau's federal carbon tax Ontario's Court of Appeal ruled on Friday that Canada's federal carbon tax is constitutional after a challenge from the province's Conservative government, in a blow to efforts to strike down Justin T...
04:51, 06/29/2019

Pipelines remain contentious as more provinces opposed federal carbon tax Premiers Scott Moe and Francois Legault find common ground in wanting Ottawa out of what they see as provincial territory, but remain split on pipelines....
23:51, 07/10/2019

Alberta set to pass law to kill provincial carbon tax, as federal tax looms The premier's office says that, as with all tax change announcements, it takes effect at the time it's announced, with legislation to support the change coming at a later date....
19:51, 05/30/2019

3D printing platform Carbon raises $260 million at $2.4 billion valuation 3D printing 'digital manufacturer' Carbon has raised $260 million in a growth round of funding co-led by Madrone Capital Partners and Baillie Gifford.Read More...
16:51, 06/25/2019

Senators to unveil carbon tax bill to generate $2.5 trillion in 10 years Two Democratic U.S. senators will unveil a bill on Thursday to curb climate change by slapping a fee on oil, natural gas and coal and delivering most of the revenues to low- and middle-income America...
22:00, 07/24/2019

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19:51, 07/16/2019

Alberta launches promised constitutional challenge of federal carbon tax The government said the federal tax, which is imposed on any province that doesn't establish its own policy, "disrupts the balance of Canada's federation."...
20:51, 06/20/2019

Seven taken to hospital with carbon monoxide poisoning after gas leak in Sydney home Five children and two adults found suffering from nausea and dizziness after leak traced to a pool heaterFive children and two adults in Sydney’s east have been rushed to hospital after a carbon monox...
13:00, 06/10/2019

46 people hospitalized after carbon monoxide exposure at Canadian hotel A hotel in the Canadian city of Winnipeg was evacuated and 46 people were hospitalized Tuesday due to high levels of carbon monoxide exposure.       ...
02:17, 07/10/2019

Oil giants BP and Shell pledge $1 million each to Republican-backed carbon tax Oil and gas giants BP and Shell are donating $1 million each over two years to a Republican-backed group urging Congress to pass a federal carbon tax to fight climate change....
14:00, 05/20/2019

Sucking carbon out of the air is no magic fix for the climate emergency | Simon Lewis Negative emissions tech is important, but the idea it could replace decarbonisation is pure fantasy. Business as usual is not an optionThe Arctic is on fire, hot on the heels of the latest scorching E...
10:51, 08/01/2019

FOCUS-Norsk Hydro looks to master magnetism to keep carbon promise In the cavernous chamber of Norsk Hydro's aluminium smelter on the Norwegian island of Karmoey, the magnetic forces are so strong they make heavy iron wrenches float out of the hands of workers....
11:00, 05/14/2019

Investigators: Sala poisoned by carbon monoxide before plane crash Soccer star Emiliano Sala and pilot David Ibbotson suffered dangerous levels of carbon monoxide before the private plane they were in crashed in the English Channel in January....
18:34, 08/14/2019

Tech's favorite bag brand will sell you a $600 carbon fiber tripod Peak Design is known for its trendy (and pricey) camera bags and straps -- it's the kit du jour for photographers and vloggers. And now it's adding a travel tripod to the fold. It might not ...
17:51, 05/21/2019

Daimler Plans to Make Its Cars Carbon Neutral by 2039 The carmaker's new climate plan is bold—for a company. But it falls short of recommended emissions cuts and shows the limits of corporate self-policing....
15:34, 05/14/2019

Sala and pilot exposed to carbon monoxide before crash, investigators say Argentine footballer Emiliano Sala and his pilot were exposed to high levels of carbon monoxide inside the cockpit of their plane before it crashed into the English Channel in January, investigators s...
19:34, 08/14/2019

Merkel remains cautious on Macron's carbon neutrality plan Pressure from the world's children to avert a climate catastrophe should be taken seriously, Chancellor Angela Merkel has told a Berlin conference. She stayed coy on calls for EU carbon dioxide neutra...
21:17, 05/14/2019

NASCAR’s Hamin suffered carbon monoxide poisoning at Dover DOVER, Del. (AP) — Denny Hamlin suffered from nausea and double vision from carbon monoxide that seeped into his Toyota at the end of the NASCAR race at Dover. Hamlin felt ill after Monday’s rac...
20:17, 05/07/2019

China steel firms lagging on carbon compliance: study Chinese steel companies have fallen behind their international counterparts on energy efficiency and carbon compliance, putting them at risk of a surge in costs once regulations are tightened, a resea...
05:51, 07/31/2019

Greta Thunberg begins zero-carbon Atlantic voyage – video Climate activist Greta Thunberg has set sail from Plymouth on what could be her most daunting challenge yet - crossing the Atlantic in a solar-powered racing yacht.'I feel a bit seasick and it's not g...
01:34, 08/15/2019

This Carbon Fiber and Calfskin Wallet Doesn't Skimp On Space The Carboné Wallet, from The Italian Leather Company, isn’t a dramatic reimagining of the wallet category, but it is a very good bifold....
03:17, 08/08/2019

50-Year Chemistry Mystery Solved by Wild New Carbon Ring Some precision chemistry performed atop a slice of table salt has given researchers unprecedented views of a controversial form of carbon.Read more......
05:00, 08/16/2019

Carbon dioxide levels hit landmark at 415 ppm, highest in human history Data from the Mauna Loa Observatory in Hawaii showed that carbon dioxide levels reached 415 parts per million on Friday.        ...
22:34, 05/13/2019

Sask. Court of Appeal to deliver carbon tax decision Friday Saskatchewan argued that Ottawa is overstepping it's constitutional bounds by imposing a carbon tax on some provinces and not others. The court will unveil their decision Friday....
14:51, 05/01/2019

VMware buys Carbon Black and Pivotal, valued together at $4.8 billion VMware is following through on its proposal to buy Pivotal, a fellow Dell subsidiary, and expanding into cybersecurity with the acquisition of Carbon Black....
00:51, 08/23/2019

Canada's oil-rich Alberta tables bill to repeal carbon tax Canada's main crude-producing province Alberta tabled a bill to repeal the provincial carbon tax on Wednesday, setting up a legal tussle between Premier Jason Kenney's United Conservative Party and Ju...
01:00, 05/23/2019

Canada's oil-rich Alberta introduces bill to repeal carbon tax Canada's main crude-producing province Alberta introduced a bill to repeal the provincial carbon tax on Wednesday, setting up a legal tussle between Premier Jason Kenney's United Conservative Party an...
02:00, 05/23/2019

Clever chemistry could make fertiliser with a smaller carbon footprint There could finally be a way to make vital agricultural fertiliser without releasing huge amounts of greenhouse gases – but will it work on an industrial scale?...
19:17, 04/28/2019

Mercedes sets 2039 target for entirely carbon-neutral line-up News 13 May, 2019 Mercedes predicts more than half of new car sales will be plug-in by 2030, and targets all European factories to be carbon-neutral by 2022...
17:51, 05/13/2019

Saskatchewan loses carbon tax challenge — what it means for the rest of Canada Chief Justice Robert Richards ruled that establishing minimum national standards for a price on greenhouse gas emissions falls under federal jurisdiction....
03:00, 05/04/2019

Twenty-two states sue Trump administration over carbon rule replacement Twenty-two states, including New York and California, and seven cities on Tuesday sued to challenge the Environmental Protection Agency's replacement of the Obama administration's Clean Power Plan, ar...
20:02, 08/13/2019

Sala was exposed to carbon monoxide before plane crashed, investigators say Argentine footballer Emiliano Sala and his pilot were exposed to high levels of carbon monoxide inside the cockpit of their plane before it crashed into the English Channel in January, investigators s...
19:00, 08/15/2019

Carbon Footprint Row Over Greta Thunberg's Yacht Trip To New York The team behind teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg's yacht voyage to New York on Sunday fended off claims that her trip will create carbon emissions because team members will take transatlantic.....
00:17, 08/19/2019

Carbon dioxide levels hit new landmark at 415 ppm, highest in human history Data from the Mauna Loa Observatory in Hawaii showed that carbon dioxide levels reached 415 parts per million on Friday.        ...
20:17, 05/13/2019

UPDATE 2-California, 4 automakers defy Trump, agree to tighten emissions rules Four major automakers said on Thursday they have reached an agreement with California on fuel efficiency rules, bypassing a Trump administration effort to strip the state of the right to fight climate...
19:51, 07/25/2019

Daimler ordered to recall thousands of Mercedes in Germany over emissions cheating — report The German auto giant has been ordered to recall an extra 60,000 Mercedes-Benz models built between 2012 and 2015, a German newspaper reports. The cars are believed to have been equipped with emission...
00:00, 06/23/2019

CBA joins global push to limit emissions by cutting coal exposure by 2030 Commonwealth Bank of Australia became the latest company to join a global push to reduce emissions and said it would phase out its exposure to thermal coal or power plants by 2030....
09:51, 08/07/2019

UPDATE 1-California, 4 automakers defy Trump, agree to tighten emissions rules Four major automakers said on Thursday they have reached a voluntary agreement with the state of California on fuel efficiency rules, bypassing a Trump administration effort to strip the state of the ...
17:51, 07/25/2019

Oil giants face shareholder pressure to act on climate emissions, set stricter greenhouse gas targets Major oil company investors are starting to use their voting rights to speak out against a lack of climate action. Shareholders in Shell and Equinor have already had their say, now BP is in the spotli...
22:51, 05/20/2019

Large carmakers including Volkswagen, FCA could face 2021 EU emissions fines: study Volkswagen and FiatChrysler could face penalties of up to 1.83 billion euros ($2.08 billion) and 746 million euros respectively, if they fail to meet the European Union's emissions targets set for 202...
07:00, 06/26/2019

Major automakers back compromise on U.S. vehicle emissions rules, urge deal A group of major automakers on Thursday backed a compromise on vehicle emissions aimed at heading off a confrontation between California and the Trump administration over requirements through 2026, wa...
01:17, 06/07/2019

Government ‘didn’t care’ about reducing emissions, says members of Quebec’s green fund Quebec's green fund was created in 2006 to redistribute money to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, but the so-called green fund has been widely criticized as a boondoggle....
18:17, 07/28/2019

Developing countries should not be liable for emissions ‘accumulated throughout history’, key UN development forum hears Citing climate change as being caused by “emissions accumulated throughout history”, the head of China’s Xiamen Airlines told the United Nations High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (...
00:00, 07/13/2019

Your Binge-Watching of Netflix and Porn Is Contributing to Millions of Tons of Emissions a Year Most days when I get home from work, I kick off my shoes and cozy up with some Netflix. Video streaming is kind of my go-to when I want to relax—and I’m far from alone. Each year, our collective video...
00:34, 07/13/2019

UPDATE 5-California, 4 automakers defy Trump, agree to tighten emissions rules Four major automakers said on Thursday they have reached an agreement with California on fuel efficiency rules, bypassing a Trump administration effort to strip the state of the right to fight climate...
01:51, 07/26/2019

Progress Isn’t The Goal NASCAR has a problem. Not the attendance struggles or the fight to stay enticing in a world of ball sports with elimination playoffs, or the fact that the one woman running top-level Cup Series races ...
22:00, 08/14/2019

Emiliano Sala was exposed to carbon monoxide before plane crashed, investigators say Argentine footballer Emiliano Sala and his pilot were exposed to high levels of carbon monoxide inside the cockpit of their plane before it crashed into the English Channel in January, investigators s...
07:00, 08/15/2019

It's high time to create a World Carbon Bank | Kenneth Rogoff We could use a global carbon tax to give developing countries incentives to phase out coalAlthough much derided by climate-change deniers, not least Donald Trump, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Green New ...
22:51, 07/08/2019

Indoor carbon dioxide levels could be a health hazard, scientists warn CO2 in bedrooms and offices may affect cognition and cause kidney and bone problemsIndoor levels of carbon dioxide could be clouding our thinking and may even pose a wider danger to human health, rese...
18:51, 07/08/2019

Tragic Footballer Emiliano Sala And Pilot "Exposed To Carbon Monoxide" Toxicology tests on Emiliano Sala showed a carboxyhemoglobin (COHb) saturation level of 58 percent, Britain's Air Accidents Investigation Branch explained on Wednesday....
04:35, 08/15/2019

Canada's Conservative leader unveils climate plan without carbon pricing Canada's Conservative Party leader unveiled his long-awaited climate and environmental plan on Wednesday that would eliminate the current federal carbon pricing program and focus on promoting green te...
23:51, 06/19/2019

The World's Second-Largest Rainforest Is Losing the Carbon It’s Held for a Thousand Years The Congo Basin is the second-largest rainforest on Earth, and like most tropical forests, it’s getting chewed up by humans. That’s a problem for the climate, and not just because trees are a natural ...
01:17, 07/04/2019

‘Anything That Moves the Ball Forward.’ Some Green New Deal Supporters Back Carbon Tax, Too How should we fight climate change? The most progressive Democrats say the answer is something like the Green New Deal, a massive government program aimed at reorienting American society. A more tradi...
22:51, 07/12/2019

John Oliver on climate change: 'The current situation of carbon is critical' The Last Week Tonight host focused on climate change, stressing the importance of radical interventionJohn Oliver has turned his focus to climate change in an urgent new episode of Last Week Tonight, ...
18:34, 05/13/2019

Department of Justice opens investigation into failed carbon-capture plant Enlarge / Cranes stand at the construction site for Southern Co.'s Kemper County power plant near Meridian, Miss., on Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014. (credit: Gary Tramontina/Bloomberg via Getty Images) Ear...
04:34, 05/03/2019

Emiliano Sala was exposed to carbon monoxide in fatal plane crash Argentinian soccer star Emiliano Sala — and likely his pilot — were exposed to high levels of carbon monoxide before they were killed in a plane crash, a report revealed Wednesday. The 28-year-old ath...
21:00, 08/14/2019

The new plan to remove a trillion tons of carbon dioxide from the atmosphere: Bury it The most prominent efforts to prevent that crisis involve reducing carbon emissions. But another idea is also starting to gain traction — sucking all that carbon out of the atmosphere and storing it u...
23:51, 06/12/2019

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18:34, 05/16/2019

Carbon dioxide levels hit record peak in May, highest in millions of years Carbon dioxide – the gas scientists say is most responsible for global warming – peaked again at record levels last month, scientists announced.        ...
16:51, 06/04/2019

Footballer Emiliano Sala, Pilot "Exposed To Carbon Monoxide" Before Crash Footballer Emiliano Sala and the pilot flying his plane when it crashed were likely exposed to "potentially fatal" levels of carbon monoxide, investigators announced on Wednesday....
19:34, 08/14/2019

Swiss study aims to find out if carbon dioxide can be locked in rock Swiss scientists are injecting carbon dioxide into rock deep inside a mountain to discover if the gas leaks out or if it can be locked away to stop it contributing to climate change....
12:17, 05/08/2019

Scientists boost the carbon-capturing abilities of metal-organic frameworks Scientists in Switzerland have found a way to make metal-organic framework lattice more rigid, helping the materials more effectively capture and separate gas molecules....
22:17, 05/16/2019

Carbon monoxide found in Sala's body 'raises questions' over crash Footballer Emiliano Sala and his pilot were exposed to harmful levels of carbon monoxide inside the cockpit of their private plane before it crashed into the Channel in January, air accident investiga...
19:34, 08/14/2019

Nuclear power doesn't stack up without a carbon price, industry group says Nuclear could provide cheap energy but would only be competitive with gas and coal if carbon pollution is priced, nuclear association saysAustralia would need to adopt a carbon price for nuclear power...
22:51, 06/03/2019

Andy Burnham reveals 2038 carbon target for Greater Manchester Plans for airport expansion and new roads lead to mayor being accused of ‘empty rhetoric’The mayor of Greater Manchester, Andy Burnham, has pledged to make the region carbon neutral by 2038,more than...
19:34, 06/13/2019

Sala and pilot likely exposed to carbon monoxide before fatal crash - report "Emiliano Sala\u0027s blood showed high levels of carbon monoxide, air accident investigators said on Wednesday, and it was likely the pilot of the plane flying him to Britain had also been exposed be...
18:34, 08/14/2019

The new plan to remove a trillion tons of carbon dioxide from the atmosphere: Bury it. The most prominent efforts to prevent that crisis involve reducing carbon emissions. But another idea is also starting to gain traction — sucking all that carbon out of the atmosphere and storing it u...
23:51, 06/12/2019

Google pledges carbon-neutral shipping, recycled plastic for all devices Alphabet Inc's Google on Monday announced that it would neutralize carbon emissions from delivering consumer hardware by next year and include recycled plastic in each of its products by 2022....
20:17, 08/05/2019

Russia's hypersonic weapon is reportedly running short on carbon fiber Russia's plans to build a hypersonic weapon system that can travel at more than 20 times the speed of sound, and also evade US missile defenses, has predictably rattled the world. Last year, Russ...
09:34, 07/02/2019

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21:34, 05/21/2019

Climate hawk Republicans are wrong to look to carbon tax as Green New Deal alternative Some Republicans have seized on the idea that a carbon tax could serve as a free market alternative to sweeping environmental regulations and reforms such as those in the Green New Deal. This is troub...
22:34, 07/01/2019

Activist Greta Thunberg To Undertake Zero-Carbon Trip To Climate Summit Swedish teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg will face an uncomfortable and challenging trip when she crosses the Atlantic in a racing boat, the skipper of the yacht that will take her from Britain...
00:17, 08/02/2019