Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Tag: carbon dioxide

Our post-carbon future depends on electric vehicles – our Congress controls their...

The fossil fuel industry is working hard to eliminate a tax credit that reduces emissions and creates jobs.

Carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere at highest level since the...

"So, the modern climate change we see is big, really big; even by standards of Earth history."

Carbon emissions reach record high worldwide in 2018

"[D]espite major growth in renewables, global emissions are still rising, demonstrating once again that more urgent action is needed on all fronts."

The drastic effects of Donald Trump’s reversal of Obama-era climate regulations

Under Trump the emissions will rise, and so will the damage to future generations.

The last time there was this much carbon dioxide in the...

New scientific estimates show that the last time there was this much carbon dioxide in the earth’s atmosphere may have been during the Pliocene era, some 4.5 million years ago.

Study: Natural gas power plants emit up to 120 times more...

Methane is a more potent greenhouse gas than carbon dioxide but hangs around the atmosphere for a shorter time.

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Bureau of Land Mg’t gives Big Oil permits to drill Chaco Canyon, ignores courts

This ancestral Indigenous land is now a checkerboard of state, federal, private, and Indigenous land.

Supreme Court rules against government transparency in contracts with private businesses

Reversing decades of precedent, highest court allows private corporations to block release of government information.

‘Plasticrust’: A new form of pollution is forming on this Portuguese island

This type of pollution incorporates itself right into the rocky shoreline of the Portuguese island of Madeira.

Let House scrutiny re-brand Trump: Worst of the worst of crony capitalism

If Trump is not made stand-in for heartless Robber Barons, progressives will have squandered our greatest opportunity to name this era: Trump’s Age of Corruption.

Progressive legislation would tax Wall Street to pay for free college and eliminate student...

"We bailed out Wall Street in 2008. It's time to tax Wall Street's greed to help the American people."