Monday, July 22, 2024

Tag: greenhouse gas emissions

Air pollution is killing millions and rising exponentially—a shift in agriculture...

We must find a better way to prevent land use from changing.

Increasing renewable energy use in the US brings billions in benefits,...

The United States’ increasing use of renewable energy has improved air quality and reduced the country’s greenhouse gas emissions while producing monetary benefits in the hundreds of billions of dollars.

Historic ITLOS ruling: Greenhouse gas emissions classified as marine pollution in...

This landmark ruling obligates countries to take all necessary measures to prevent global temperature rise above 1.5°C, marking a significant step forward in the fight against climate change and the protection of marine environments.

Biden’s EPA accused of yielding to industry over gas-fired power plants

The Biden administration faces criticism for delaying crucial regulations on gas-fired power plants, raising concerns about the commitment to environmental promises.

Crossing the threshold: The world’s first 12-Month period above 1.5°C

"Rapid reductions in greenhouse gas emissions are the only way to stop global temperatures increasing."

Greenhouse gas emissions fell by 1.9 percent in 2023 in US

After two years of increased emissions, emissions in 2023 fell 17.2 percent lower than those recorded in 2005.

Corporate promotion of carbon capture and storage contradicts science, study finds

Report shows oil and gas companies are spreading confusion over the science of climate change solutions, leading to “misguided” ideas behind CCS use.

As planet heats, U.S. ramps up fossil fuel production, casting a...

Despite mounting climate concerns, the U.S. is set to break records in fossil fuel production, complicating international efforts to phase out these energy sources at the upcoming COP28 summit.

Fossil fuels: the hidden ingredient in our food chain

Unveiling the entwined destiny of our food systems and climate crisis

Wealthiest 10% of Americans responsible for 40% of U.S. greenhouse gas...

“In this way, we could really incentivize the Americans who are driving and profiting the most from climate change to decarbonize their industries and investments."

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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.

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.

Student loan payments paused amid legal battles over Biden’s debt relief plan

As legal challenges threaten President Biden’s student debt relief efforts, the administration pauses payments for millions, sparking reactions from advocates and opponents alike.

Escalation in Yemen: Israeli airstrikes and Houthi retaliations deepen regional conflict

A new front emerges in the Middle East as Israeli airstrikes target Yemen’s Hodeidah port following Houthi drone attacks on Tel Aviv, raising concerns of a broader regional conflict.

Who’s a bigger threat to democracy—immigrants, or billionaires?

Don’t be distracted by the anti-immigrant rhetoric this election. The real impact on democracy comes from moneyed elites.