Tuesday, November 29, 2022

Tag: carbon emissions

Single billionaire produces a million times more emissions than average person:...

"These few billionaires together have 'investment emissions' that equal the carbon footprints of entire countries like France, Egypt, or Argentina."

Reversing Trump rollback, Biden’s EPA announces historically ambitious vehicle emissions standards

"Before this presidential term ends, the administration must issue long-term standards strong enough to usher in the age of electric vehicles."

Why the oil industry’s pivot to carbon capture and storage—while it...

The fossil fuel industry is pushing for the U.S. government to support methods to capture its climate pollution. But what are their consequences?

IKEA to sell renewable energy in effort to be climate positive

“At IKEA, we want to become fully circular and climate positive by 2030, built on renewable energy and resources."

Clean Commute for Kids Act invests $25 billion for electric school...

"The Clean Commute for Kids Act will help build a greener, cleaner future for our kids.”

BMW’s Mini Cars to go all electric by 2030

BMW, a German carmaker, will introduce the last gas model of the Mini range in 2025 and go all-electric by 2030 with...

CO2 levels hit record high despite pandemic lockdowns

Scientists calculate that emissions must fall by half by 2030 to give a good chance of limiting global heating.

Unilever to cut fossil fuels from cleaning brands by 2030

“We cannot let ourselves become distracted from the environmental crises that our world—our home—is facing…”

Congress investigates how Marathon Petroleum and Koch Network influenced clean cars...

Marathon “worked with powerful oil-industry groups and a conservative policy network financed by the billionaire industrialist Charles G. Koch to run a stealth campaign to roll back car emissions standards.”

Concentration of CO2 hits record high

“The saddest thing is that this won’t be breaking news. And basically no one understands the full meaning of this.”

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Why Raphael Warnock’s reelection could tip the balance for America’s economic future 

“He’s there to work. He’s not there to make the backdoor deals. I wish we could have more senators like that.”

‘Dead’ Republicans redux? Revived as blue-collar workers’ party?

If lying hypocrites want a new deal, First they make law and order real.

France’s plan for solar panels on all car parks is just the start of...

Creating a more diverse energy supply, much of which is directly connected to the very cars or homes consuming that power, makes a lot of sense.

Greta Thunberg joins 630+ young people in landmark climate lawsuit against Sweden

"The Swedish state fails to meet the constitutional requirement to promote sustainable development leading to a good environment for present and future generations," said the plaintiffs.

The renewable energy transition is failing

Renewable energy isn’t replacing fossil fuel energy—it’s adding to it.