Tropical Forests Are Reaching Their Carbon Dioxide Limit

By Eric Roston, -

Humanity has pushed atmospheric carbon dioxide levels almost 50% higher than they were before industrialization. That dramatic number would be even higher without tropical forests, which have [...]

Major Media Bury Groundbreaking Studies Of Pentagon’s Massive Carbon Bootprint

By Joshua Cho, -

Almost a decade later, Project Censored’s observations are still applicable, with two major studies published in June remaining buried by most major media outlets. The first study, “Pentagon Fuel [...]

Fining Corporations That Pollute Carbon Is Quite Popular

By Matt Bruenig, -

The Emerson results are not directly comparable to the YouGov results because Emerson asks people only if they “support” it, “oppose” it, or are unsure, while YouGov gives people the additional [...]

We Have To Make Sure The “Green New Deal” Doesn’t Become Green Capitalism

By Sarah Lazare, -

Incoming Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez made waves in late November when she called for a Green New Deal (GND)—a plan to “transition” the U.S. economy to “become carbon neutral” over the [...]

Global Carbon Emissions Reached New High In 2018, Scientists Say

By Lydia O’Connor, -

Global carbon emissions are expected to reach a record high this year, dashing hopes that such pollution could finally be coming to a standstill, according to an annual report released [...]

Sky Protectors’ Win Against California’s Carbon Colonialism

By Indigenous Environmental Network, -

Sacramento – Indigenous Environmental Network’s International Sky Protectors Delegation and a broad coalition of local California tribal members, environmental justice groups, fenceline [...]

Peak Carbon Emissions By 2020, Or Else!

By Robert Hunziker, -

That’s the message from the IPCC (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change), which has come out from under the shadows of Paris 2015 swinging like a heavyweight champion boxer, and in fact [...]

California’s Road To Carbon Neutrality Runs Through The State’s Buildings

By Justin Gerdes, -

California must build housing closer to transit and jobs, and wring carbon from new and existing buildings, if the state is to meet its ambitious climate targets. That was the message delivered [...]

Less Wealth Divde: Happier, Healthier, Less Enviro Destruction

By Kate Harveston, -

By Kate Harveston for Mintpress News. Countries with lower rates of wealth disparity tend to have happier citizens and offer a better quality of life. A more nearly equal distribution of wealth [...]

New Study Shows Organic Farming Traps Carbon In Soil

By Lela Nargi, -

By Lela Nargi for Civil Eats - When it comes to mitigating the worst impacts of climate change, keeping excess carbon out of the atmosphere is the prime target for improving the health of our [...]

Episode 3: Carbon Tax & Social Dividends W/ Jeremiah Lowery & Camila Thorndike

By Adam Simpson et al, -

By Adam Simpson, Carla Santos-Skandier, Jeremiah Lowery and Camila Thorndike for The Next System Project - Adam Simpson: Welcome to the Next System Podcast. I'm Adam Simpson. My co-host today is [...]

Carbon Credits Likely Worthless In Reducing Emissions, Study Says

By Nicholas Kusnetz, -

By Nicholas Kusnetz for Inside Climate News - As nations grapple with how they can slash their emissions as part of the Paris climate agreement, some may use international credit schemes that [...]

Study Reveals How To Cut Carbon Emissions By 100M Tons

By Marissa Knodel, -

By Marissa Knodel for Friends Of The Earth - The Keep It in the Ground campaign has built a powerful movement demanding climate action. By standing strong against the sale of public lands and [...]

Can US Learn From Denmark’s Ending Addiction To Carbon?

By Phil Mckenna, -

By Phil Mckenna for Inside Climate News - In the 1970s, Denmark was addicted to oil, burning petroleum not only to power its cars but also to generate electricity. Forty years later, the country [...]

Healthy Ground, Healthy Atmosphere: Recarbonizing Soils

By Nancy Averett, -

By Nancy Averett for EHP - On a bright October morning Dave Brandt tromps through the middle of his central Ohio wheat field. The grain was harvested months ago, but there isn’t an inch of bare [...]

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