carbon emissions

climate change

Devastating UN Report: CO2 Emissions Must Go to Zero By 2050 to Avoid Worst Effects of Climate Change

The IPCC's '1.5 Degree Report' paints a dire picture that suggests we must fundamentally change the nature of society in the next decade.
Caroline Haskins
10.8.18
climate change

EPA Submits Proposal to Replace Obama’s Clean Power Plan

The White House just received the EPA’s proposal for replacing the Obama-era climate change rule.
Sarah Emerson
7.11.18
climate change

Earth Will Likely Be Much Warmer in 2100 Than We Anticipated, Scientists Warn

But there’s some good news, too. Countries are starting to move away from fossil fuels.
Stephen Leahy
12.6.17
cop23

Cities Are Scolding Countries at UN Climate Conference to Cut Emissions

An alliance including New York, Toronto, and London is challenging countries at COP23 to do more.
Stephen Leahy
11.9.17
Orbiting Carbon Observatory

This NASA Satellite Is 'Sounding' Our Atmosphere to Understand Fossil Fuel Emissions

The OCO-2 spacecraft has been working hard to quantify the impact of humans on the global climate since 2014.
Becky Ferreira
10.12.17
climate change

Scientists Urge ‘System Change’ to Avoid Catastrophic Climate Change​

In a recent report, experts outlined four steps that could help us get on track.
Nafeez Ahmed
9.26.17
climate change

‘Hotspots’ in the Arctic Permafrost Are Dumping Methane Into the Atmosphere

Methane-sniffing airplanes have mapped the release of a powerful greenhouse gas in Canada's Arctic.
Kate Lunau
7.19.17
climate change

Stop Telling People Not to Have Kids to Save the Planet

I'm terrified of climate change, but I became a parent anyway.
Kate Lunau
7.12.17
Paris Climate Pact

India’s Plans to Build 370 Coal Plants Will Screw Up the Paris Climate Agreement

India is caught between a push for renewable energy and unsustainable development.
Ankita Rao
4.26.17
Green Buildings

Chicago Says It Will Make All City Buildings 100 Percent Renewable By 2025

The Windy City wants to switch its municipal buildings entirely to clean energy in eight years.
Meredith Rutland Bauer
4.11.17
Green House

Want to Fight Climate Change? Move to a City

The average New Yorker emits 30 percent less greenhouse gases than any other American.
Grennan Milliken
4.3.17
carbon emissions

Why Keeping CO2 Emissions Stable Won’t Save Us From Climate Change

CO2 emissions were stable worldwide in 2016 as the global economy grew.
Kate Lunau
3.17.17