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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

Sep 18, 2014

Beauchamp: How fracking contributes to climate change

Manhattan will host the People's Climate March on Sunday -- a global effort to demand action to confront climate change. It is fitting that it will happen in New York, a state that understands the threats of climate change better than most. Just a co... #Barack Obama #Cornell University #Andrew Cuomo #Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change #New York (state)
New greenhouse gas has higher global warming impact than CO2

Sep 17, 2014

Getting Energy Subsidies to Work in Favor of the Environment

Free market economics is based on the equilibrium of supply and demand, in which incentives naturally align to optimize the price of goods and services. Yet often our "free market" doesn't operate properly, resulting in market failures in which resou... #Barack Obama #Cornell University #Andrew Cuomo #Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change #New York (state)
New greenhouse gas has higher global warming impact than CO2

Sep 09, 2014

Rising carbon dioxide emissions push greenhouse gases to record high

CO2 concentrations in Earths atmosphere increasing at their fastest rate for 30 years, meteorologists warn Surging carbon dioxide levels have pushed greenhouse gases to record highs in the atmosphere, the World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) has s... #Barack Obama #Cornell University #Andrew Cuomo #Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change #New York (state)