greenhouse gas emissions
IPCC Says Current Plans Are ‘Insufficient to Tackle Climate Change’ As Emissions Keep Increasing
A new report says emissions must start being reduced immediately if we’re to limit global warming to two degrees Celsius.
Men Are Worse for Climate Change Than Women Because They Love Meat and Cars
A new study has found that men emit 16% more greenhouse gases than women because they spend more money on fuel and meat.
City Staff Working on Houston's Climate Plan Are Being Paid by BP
BP, one of the world's most polluting oil and gas companies, is donating $2 million and its expertise to help Houston become carbon neutral.
Turns Out 'Eating Local' Doesn't Do Much for the Planet
There are more effective ways to assuage your beef-eating guilt than to buy local.
‘5 Hiroshima Bombs of Heat, Every Second’: The World's Oceans Absorbed Record-Level Heat Last Year
It's a stark assessment of ocean temperatures, the best measure for how much the world has heated.
Irish Communities Are Reclaiming One of the World's Dirtiest Fuels
The harvesting of peat has created jobs and heated homes across Ireland for centuries, but local environmentalists say it’s time to start treating the land differently.
Hordes of Climate Kids Are Back in the Streets Because the UN Summit Didn't Solve the Crisis
“We can’t wait for the next UN summit and hope they get their acts together,” said a 17-year-old striker
Big Beef Says Eating More Meat Can Save the Planet. That's Bullshit.
Cattle farmers claim grass-fed beef can be carbon neutral. But less than 3 percent of cows are raised this way.
Glass Skyscrapers Have Turned Entire Cities Into Energy Vampires
Energy inefficient condos and office towers are the biggest source of greenhouse gas emissions, but hey, developers love them.
Climate Change Is Coming for Your Scotch
Distilleries in Scotland lost precious production time because they ran out of water
The Four Most Important Things You Can Do For The Environment
Industry isn’t doing its part to combat climate change, but you can make small, positive steps towards helping the planet.
Arctic Warming Will Cost At Least $24 Trillion More Than We Thought, Study Finds
The economic losses of climate change, both past and future, are outlined in two new studies this week.