carbon pollution

1.8.19

US Carbon Emissions Spike in 2018 to Their Highest Levels in Eight Years

A new report estimates that American carbon dioxide emissions rose by 3.4 percent in 2018, due to Trump's policies, cold spells, and economic growth.

1.11.16

The Twilight of the American Coal Industry May Be Nigh

St. Louis-based Arch Coal is the fourth US coal company to file for bankruptcy since July, as coal production slides to its lowest level in 30 years.

6.30.15

United Airlines Is Going to Power Its Jets with Animal Poop Now

United will be the first domestic airline to use alternative fuels, taking a major step toward cutting down carbon pollution in the industry.

11.10.14

Obama Travels to China and Climate Change is High on the Agenda

The US and China account for roughly half of the world's annual carbon pollution and environmental groups are pushing the two countries to increase their commitments on reducing emissions.

9.25.14

24 Hours With Al Gore at His Climate Change Variety Show

I spent 24 hours straight with the world's most famous climate crusader in a greenhouse in Brooklyn.

7.7.14

Give It Up, 'Skeptics' — America Is No Longer Debating Climate Change

The 'world’s largest gathering of global warming skeptics' gathers in Las Vegas today. But the global warming debate has been resolved.

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6.2.14

Get Ready For More False Claims By Big Polluters

Monday's EPA proposal to slash power-plant pollution by 2030 is sure to elicit loud complaints from big polluters. Don't listen to them.