Wednesday, May 22, 2024

Tag: emissions

New report reveals top 15 retail giants that contribute most to...

"These findings reveal new environmental and public health impacts of retail companies' manufacturing and transport choices—and they are damning."

Legal action against high emitters failing to use latest climate science,...

Most of the lawsuits analyzed did not quantify the extent to which climate change was responsible for the impacts suffered by plaintiffs, known as “attribution science”.

Cleaning up methane pollution from Permian super emitters is ‘low hanging...

Experts shine a spotlight on the worst offenders in the Permian basin. The technological fixes are obvious, they say, but state regulators are so far unwilling to act.

Biden vows to cut emissions, but US continues to subsidize fossil...

President Joe Biden said the U.S. would cut its emissions by at least 50% below 2005 levels by the end of the decade.

Half of global methane emissions come from aquatic ecosystems – much...

We can effectively reduce methane emissions and help mitigate climate change with the right land use and management choices.

Electric semi trucks are actually cheaper per mile than diesel trucks,...

Electric semis could cost 13 percent less per mile than a comparable diesel-powered truck.

‘Grossly insufficient’: ExxonMobil lambasted over emissions reduction plan that pledges no...

“Any company that fails to keep pace with what science demands threatens its future while endangering the rest of us with escalating climate impacts and systemic risks to the global economy.”

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.

Methane emissions soar 32% despite lockdowns and green pledges

“It is clearly time to reduce these emissions. They are easy to fix. We have the technology to fix them.”

Covid-19 lockdown demonstrates how economy-wide transformation can halt climate change

The blip in emissions will not have a longterm impact unless we invest in sustainable solutions on a grand scale.

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Biden condemns ICC bid to arrest Israeli leaders, sparking global outcry

A panel of ICC judges will determine whether to issue arrest warrants for any of the suspects. President Biden criticized the ICC’s actions as “outrageous.”

1,3-dichloropropene: The dangerous, sweet-smelling pesticide you’ve never heard of

Regulatory loopholes allow more than 30 million pounds of a cancer-causing pesticide to be sprayed on U.S. crops.

Reintroduction of 170 European bison could help remove CO2 equivalent of 43,000 cars, study...

A new study by researchers from Yale University and Memorial University of Newfoundland has found that a herd of 170 bison being reintroduced to the Țarcu mountains of Romania could help sequester carbon dioxide emissions.

Nevada pushes for abortion rights as coalition submits over 200,000 signatures for ballot measure

This effort, spearheaded by Nevadans for Reproductive Freedom, underscores a critical moment in the ongoing national debate over abortion.

Toxic gaslighting: How 3M executives convinced a scientist the forever chemicals she found in...

As the EPA now forces the removal of the chemicals from drinking water, Kris Hansen wrestles with the secrets that 3M kept from her and the world.