In its latest report, the IPCC makes a strong case for a sharp increase in low-carbon energy production, especially solar and wind, and provides hope that this transformation can occur in time to hold off the worst impacts of global warming.
Articles: carbon emissions (15)
UK international commitments on climate change are incompatible with the development of a national shale gas industry
Shale gas is indisputably a high-carbon energy source.
Government investment in carbon capture and storage (CCS) is a large and expensive fossil-fuel subsidy with a low probability of eventual societal benefit.
Weakening the UK’s Fourth Carbon Budget has no legal basis and would be economically damaging.
Is it feasible to have zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050? Yes!
Oil shales, if they live up to proponents’ expectations and can be produced commercially, could change the economic and political fortunes of the United States and transform the geopolitical map of the world.
•Obama Administration Takes Action on Climate ‘Resilience’ •Global security in the age of climate responsibility •Climate Change Seen Posing Risk to Food Supplies •CO2 levels hit record high •How the world is failing at its climate goals, in one giant chart …
On Tuesday, approximately 25,000 residents of South Portland will decide the future of what could soon become America’s next tar sands pipeline. Not Keystone XL; the Portland-Montreal Pipeline.
•America delivers climate hope, again. US CO2 fell 3.8% last year •U.S. carbon emissions fell sharply in 2012. But don’t expect that to last. •Are global emissions heading for a permanent slowdown? •Study: Arctic Sea Ice Loss Shifts Jet Stream, Driving Deluges In NW …
Globalization has largely been seen in the context of the outsourcing of information technologies. But the larger outsourcing that globalization is leading to is the outsourcing of pollution and the energy-intensive production of goods.