The World Is On Lockdown – Where Are The Carbon Emissions Coming From?

By Shannon Osaka, Grist.org. -

Pedestrians have taken over city streets, people have almost entirely stopped flying, skies are blue (even in Los Angeles!) for the first time in decades, and global CO2 emissions are on-track to [...]

Climate Models Got It Right On Global Warming

By Chelsea Harvey, Scientificamerican.com -

There’s a favorite argument among doubters of mainstream climate science: Climate models overestimate the rate at which the Earth is warming. That claim surfaces time and again and is frequently [...]

Under Cap & Trade California’s Greenhouse Gas Emissions Increase

By Lisa Song, Propublica.org -

Gov. Jerry Brown took the podium at a July 2017 press conference to lingering applause after a steady stream of politicians praised him for helping to extend California’s signature climate policy [...]

Solutionary Rail Means Deep Cuts To Greenhouse Gases

By Solutionary Rail, The Backbone Campaign. -

Electrify the trains: Electric cars and trucks will require resource-intensive battery manufacture and disposal. Electrifying the railroad, on the other hand, can take advantage of the fixed [...]

Thousands Of Amazon Employees Walk Out For Climate Strike

By Zoya Teirstein, Grist. -

“Were gonna strike cause the waters are rising, we’re gonna strike cause people are dying,” an Amazon organizer sang into a bullhorn in front of a crowd of around 3,000 at Amazon’s headquarters [...]

Study: Fracking Prompts Global Spike In Atmospheric Methane

By Blaine Friedlander, News.cornell.edu -

As methane concentrations increase in the Earth’s atmosphere, chemical fingerprints point to a probable source: shale oil and gas, according to new Cornell research published Aug. 14 in [...]

The 9-Percent Lie: Why Are The USDA And EPA Hiding The Fact That Half Of All US Greenhouse Gas Emissions Come From Industrial Food, Farming And Land Use?

By Ronnie Cummins, Organicconsumers.org -

The Climate Emergency is finally getting the attention of the media and the U.S. (and world) body politic, as well as a growing number of politicians, activists and even U.S. farmers. This great [...]

Washington Commits To 100% Clean Energy And Other States May Follow Suit

By Phil McKenna, Insideclimatenews.org -

In the absence of federal action on climate change, more states are setting ambitious targets to reduce U.S. greenhouse gas emissions. Washington became the latest on Tuesday when Gov. Jay Inslee [...]

Names And Locations Of The Top 100 People Killing The Planet

By Staff, Decolonialatlas.wordpress.com -

Just 100 companies are responsible for more than 70% of the world’s greenhouse gas emissions since 1988. The guys who run those companies – and they are mostly guys – have gotten rich on the [...]

Uncertain Futures Are A Warning For World To Act As One

By Tim Radford, Climate News Network. -

London − US scientists have peered ahead in more than five million ways, and they do not like the uncertain futures they see there. Unless the world collectively and in concert takes drastic [...]

Peak Carbon Emissions By 2020, Or Else!

By Robert Hunziker, Counterpunch.org -

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 [...]

Study Shows Limits Of Cap-And-Trade In California

By Larry Buhl, capitalandmain.com -

By Larry Buhl for Capital and Main - On November 11, shortly after he began his speech at the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Bonn, Germany, California Governor Jerry Brown [...]

Climate Emergency: Greenhouse Gas Levels Surge To Historic Levels

By D. Lascaris, therealnews.com -

By D. Lascaris for The Real News Network - This is Dimitri Lascaris for the Real News Network. On October 30th, the World Meteorological Association issued a greenhouse gas bulletin reporting [...]

Dangerous Methane Leaks Found In DC

By Tina Sigurdson, www.ecowatch.com -

A less visible but serious problem is that methane is a greenhouse gas at least 20 times more potent than carbon dioxide. According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, roughly 60 percent [...]