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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
New greenhouse gas has higher global warming impact than CO2

Sep 29, 2014

News24.com | Five more bodies found at Japan volcano

Five more bodies have been found near the summit of a Japanese volcano, as toxic gases and ash from the still-erupting mountain forced rescue workers to halt efforts to recover the victims...
New greenhouse gas has higher global warming impact than CO2

Sep 29, 2014

5 more bodies found at Japan volcano; toll now 36

KISO, Japan — Toxic gases and ash from still-erupting Mount Ontake forced Japanese rescue workers to call off the search for more victims Monday as dozens of relatives awaited news of their family members. Rescuers found five more bodies near the sum...
New greenhouse gas has higher global warming impact than CO2

Sep 29, 2014

Volcano body search put on hold

Toxic gases forced rescuers yesterday to suspend work recovering bodies near the peak of a still-erupting Japanese volcano.Soldiers managed to bring down eight bodies by helicopter from the ash-blanketed flanks of Mt Ontake early.....