Greenhouse Gases

climate change

Experts Want to Label Foods That Are Environmentally Unfriendly

Denmark has been toying with the idea of an environmental impact label on food products for years, and in the wake of the latest UN climate change report, the idea is getting renewed attention.
Kaleigh Rogers
10.15.18
Greenhouse Gases

Feeding Cows Space Food Could Reduce Greenhouse Gases

Scientists want to bring back an environmentally friendly food source NASA tested on its astronauts in the 1960s: bacteria. Germs never tasted so good.
Mirjam Guesgen
6.27.18
Moveable

The US Energy Grid Is Making Electric Cars Dirtier Than They Should Be

Electric cars still run on coal, gas, and nuclear power.
Tracey Lindeman
1.2.18
Greenhouse Gases

Canada Is Dragging Its Feet on Capping Dangerous Methane Leaks

The government finally has a plan to regulate methane leaks from the oil and gas industry. It doesn’t come into effect until 2020.
Lisa Cumming
5.26.17
sea level rise

Coastal Flooding in Cities Like Vancouver, LA, and Seattle Could Double by 2050

Some cities are preparing for the worst. Others aren’t doing enough.
Bryson Masse
5.18.17
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
Fossil Fuel Pollution

The EPA Just Gave Fossil Fuel Companies More Freedom to Pollute

Under Scott Pruitt, the agency no longer requires oil and gas companies to hand over information about greenhouse gas emissions.
Sarah Emerson
3.2.17
Donald Trump

Trump’s Pick for Health Secretary Doesn’t Believe in Basic Science

Representative Tom Price faced a lot of questions, but the point on climate change revealed the most.
Kaleigh Rogers
1.18.17
climate change

A Catastrophic Amount of Carbon Could Leak From the Soil By 2050

Climate scientists warn that 55 trillion kilograms of carbon could be released into the atmosphere from Earth's soil by mid-century.
Sarah Emerson
12.2.16
Basalt

New Method For Trapping CO2 as Solid Rock Could Help to Fight Climate Change

A groundbreaking field test proves that carbon emissions can be safely stored as solid rock in basalt formations.
Sarah Emerson
11.27.16
climate change

What the Paris Climate Agreement Means For Big Oil

The Paris Agreement is now official, so what’s in store for the world’s biggest oil companies?
Sarah Emerson
11.4.16
climate change

The Montreal Protocol Is the Most Successful Climate Agreement Ever

Its most recent victory is a phase-out on HFCs, a powerful greenhouse gas.
Kate Lunau
10.17.16