Sunday, July 14, 2024

Tag: CO2

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.

Capturing carbon with machines is a failure—so why are we subsidizing...

Policymakers are pouring money into techno-fixes to solve the climate crisis, even though scientific studies indicate nature-based solutions are all-around more effective.

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.

Carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere hit highest level in 3...

"The rate of rise in the last decade has been faster than previous decades."

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.”

CO2 levels reached all-time high in 2016

Hopefully, this drastic increase in CO2 levels will be discussed and debated in the upcoming climate talks.

Conservative groups pushing Trump to exit Paris climate deal have taken...

The CO2 Coalition denies the evidence that humans are causing dangerous climate change and runs with the tag line “CO2 – Essential for Life.”

Scientists sound the alarm: CO2 levels race past point of no...

Emissions from fossil-fuel consumption have remained at historically high levels since 2011 and are expected to spike.

First Statewide Carbon Tax Is What Our Climate Moment Demands

Climate scientists like me need to be clear about the global danger. Putting a price on CO2 would slow warming more effectively than any other policy tool we have available.

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FDA bans brominated vegetable oil in food because of concerns about chemical’s health harms

Due to the chemical's health hazards such as harmful effects on the nervous system, the agency said the food additive is no longer safe for food use.

IRS reclaims over $1 billion from wealthy tax evaders in under a year

New IRS funding from the Inflation Reduction Act targets wealthy tax dodgers, reclaiming over $1 billion in unpaid taxes.

Tariffs don’t protect jobs. Don’t be fooled.

When employees have become their own employers, they will make the quantities and qualities of a society’s jobs a key policy objective rather than a side-effect of policies focused elsewhere.

Only a despot-friendly Supreme Court, instead of reigning in WH crimes, opens the gates

The right’s ferocious war on the Constitution has now super-powered the executive, leaving Congress, the judiciary, regulators, and ordinary, law-abiding citizens in the lurch.

Two-thirds of Americans, including majority of Biden supporters, urge President to withdraw from 2024...

New poll reveals widespread belief that Biden should step aside, as Democrats consider alternatives.