Tuesday, July 23, 2024

Tag: carbon emissions

Carbon capture will extend oil production by 84 years, industry study...

Because of carbon capture and storage, a technology widely touted by the oil and gas industry and some political leaders as a key solution for climate change, the field could still be producing 1.5 million barrels of oil annually by the year 2100.

Analysis: Trump election win could add 4bn tonnes to US emissions...

A victory for Donald Trump in November’s presidential election could lead to an additional 4bn tonnes of U.S. emissions by 2030 compared with Joe Biden’s plans, Carbon Brief analysis reveals.

Oxfam reports richest 1 percent responsible for more carbon emissions than...

The report titled, “Climate Equality: A Planet for the 99%,” shows the large gap between the carbon footprint of the richest 1 percent and the rest of the people across the world.

The nuclear energy dilemma: Climate savior or existential threat?

Nuclear power has promise and peril, posing many challenging questions for environmentalists.

Carbon’s climbing curve: Confronting a climate unseen in millions of years

The current state of atmospheric CO2 levels, as revealed by the comprehensive study, marks a critical juncture in Earth's climatic history and humanity's future.

Richest 1% fuel climate crisis with excessive emissions, Oxfam report reveals

Fueling the crisis: how the affluent few intensify global warming.

‘Damning’ probe finds 80% of top carbon Offset schemes are ‘likely...

"We cannot afford to waste any more time on false solutions."

Scientists find direct link between polar bear cub survival rates and...

The new study connects the number of Arctic ice-free days to specific quantities of emissions and determines how these ice-free days can impact polar bear cub survival rates.

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."

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Biden withdraws from 2024 race, endorses Kamala Harris for historic nomination

In a historic move, President Joe Biden announces his withdrawal from the 2024 presidential race, endorsing Vice President Kamala Harris and reshaping the Democratic primary landscape.

What’s worse than a devouring, criminal president? A deified, raging outlaw excited by violence

Trumpism is not a slippery slope but a mountain avalanche on steroids.

Biden signs ADVANCE Act to boost nuclear power amid controversy over safety and regulation

President Biden’s signing of the ADVANCE Act aims to accelerate nuclear power development for clean energy and jobs, but critics warn of safety and regulatory issues.
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Outrage and calls for justice after Sonya Massey’s fatal shooting by police in Illinois

Campaigners and political leaders across the United States respond with outrage and calls for justice after the release of body camera footage showing the deadly police shooting of Sonya Massey, an unarmed 36-year-old Black woman from Springfield, Illinois.

EPA’s $4.3 billion initiative to combat climate pollution across 30 states

The EPA’s announcement of $4.3 billion in funding for 25 projects aims to address climate pollution and advance environmental justice across 30 states, marking a significant step in the fight against climate change.