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Why China's coal gas boom poses a major climate change risk

Aug 22, 2014

Why China's coal gas boom poses a major climate change risk

Chinese leaders are under intense pressure to meet rising energy needs spurred by economic growth but are hampered by insufficient reserves of natural gas and oil. At the same time, China's massive cities are contending with air pollution so intense it can shut down schools and airports. #United States #World #China #Carbon dioxide #Greenhouse gases #Global Carbon Project
China to ban all coal use in smog-plagued Beijing by 2020

Aug 05, 2014

China to ban all coal use in smog-plagued Beijing by 2020

China's smog-plagued capital has announced plans to ban the use of coal by the end of 2020 as the country fights deadly levels of pollution, especially in major cities. #China #Environment #NewsTracker #Beijing #Greenhouse gases #Pollution
Love your meat? Well it's bad for the environment, says new study

Jul 22, 2014

Love your meat? Well it's bad for the environment, says new study

Meat production contributes to climate change due to greenhouse gasses emitted by livestock, a new study has found. #Meat #food #Environment #climate change #didyouknow #Chicken #beef #Greenhouse gases #livestock #ScienceBuzz
US greenhouse gas emissions down by 10% since 2010: EPA report

Apr 16, 2014

US greenhouse gas emissions down by 10% since 2010: EPA report

Greenhouse gas emissions by the US dropped 3.4 percent in 2012 from the previous year and by 10 percent since 2005, according to an official report. #World #United Nations #climate change #NewsTracker #Greenhouse gases #Environmental Protection Agency
New greenhouse gas has higher global warming impact than CO2

Dec 10, 2013

New greenhouse gas has higher global warming impact than CO2

Scientists have discovered a long-lived man-made greenhouse gas that appears to have the highest global-warming impact of any compound to date. #climate change #Greenhouse gases #University of Toronto #perfluorotributylamine #PFTBA #Cora Young

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New greenhouse gas has higher global warming impact than CO2

Aug 22, 2014

Coal gas boom in China threatens to spew greenhouse gases as world tries to curb emissions

Deep in the hilly grasslands of remote Inner Mongolia, twin smoke stacks rise more than 200 feet into the sky, their steam and sulfur billowing over herds of sheep and cattle... #China #Mongolia
New greenhouse gas has higher global warming impact than CO2

Aug 05, 2014

Your Whole Foods Tote Could Be More Harmful Than a Plastic Bag

Banning plastic bags doesn't reduce litter, threaten sea life or contribute to greenhouse gases nearly as much as proponents would have you believ... #China #Mongolia
New greenhouse gas has higher global warming impact than CO2

Jul 29, 2014

Obama's economic advisors warn against delays on greenhouse gases

Delaying action on cutting greenhouse gas emissions that drive climate change could damage the U.S. economy, according to a report to be issued Tuesday by the White House's Council of Economic Advisers... #Barack Obama #Council of Economic Advisers