Thursday, December 8, 2022

Tag: carbon

Climate change could turn a carbon sink into a carbon bomb

There is some debate as to whether this thawing of permafrost in peatland ecosystems is “a long freight train moving slowly as it unloads its greenhouse gases" or a carbon bomb about to blow as the train careens off the tracks.

CO2 storage plans risk leaving future generations with ‘carbon bombs’, energy...

Many climate plans rely on carbon capture and storage in some capacity to limit warming. But Chevron’s latest struggles with an Australian project cast doubt on CCS as a reliable solution.

Eliminating emissions by 2050 could save 74 million lives

“One key takeaway is that there are a significant number of lives that can be saved by reducing emissions.”

Trump’s drilling leases on public lands could release 4.7b metric tons...

A national conservation group revealed Wednesday that President Donald Trump's drilling leases on public lands could lead to the release of more...

Scientists’ urge international body to protect and regrow forests as a...

"...our message as scientists is simple: Our planet's future climate is inextricably tied to the future of its forests."

The trick to make capitalism help solve climate change

The best step any nation can take toward mitigating climate change is a revenue-neutral carbon fee. Here’s how it works.

World’s first commercial carbon sucking machine turns greenhouse gas into fertilizer

“It is clear today that we won't be able to achieve zero gigatonnes by the end of the century without the use of carbon removal technologies.”

Drowning the world in oil

Trump’s carbon-obsessed energy policy and the planetary nightmare to come.

Caving to Coal Interests, Supreme Court Blocks Key Climate Action

"We’re disappointed the rule has been stayed, but you can’t stay climate change and you can’t stay climate action," says EPA spokesperson.

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Biden wants to prevent a strong primary challenge. He shouldn’t get away with it.

A president is not a party’s king, and he has no automatic right to renomination.

Former Superfund Site becomes largest landfill solar farm in North America

The project is just one example of an innovative trend turning symptoms of throwaway culture into sites for generating renewable energy. 

We just can’t wait for world leaders to fix our broken food system

When global leaders won’t save our food system, cities take the lead.

Tax the rich? We did that once

A little history might just inspire us to try that taxing again.

Ultimate rightwing transgression: the mockery of politics as a preposterous joke 

The Big Lie is "yoked to an older deception, without which it could not survive: the idea that American politics is a joke," attackable without consequences.