emissions

EPA

Why California Went Around the EPA and Made a Deal with Carmakers

The EPA rejected California’s compromise deal, Bloomberg reported.
Alex Lubben
8.6.19
climate change

Large American Cities Are Leaking Twice as Much Methane as We Thought

Leaky pipes are likely sending methane-rich natural gas into the atmosphere where it contributes to climate change, a new study has found.
Madeleine Gregory
7.22.19
Science

Contrails Are Air Travel's Dirty Secret

A new German Aerospace Center study says the clouds formed in the wake of planes have an impact on the climate that's not being properly addressed.
Madeleine Gregory
6.27.19
tech-science

The Trump Administration Just Rolled Back Obama's Historic Climate Change Plan

President Obama’s Clean Power Plan has been replaced by a new rule that sucks up to fossil fuels.
Sarah Emerson
6.19.19
climate change

New York State Is About to Pass Its Own Green New Deal

After three years, Gov. Andrew Cuomo finally came around.
Alex Lubben
6.18.19
cow burps

Scientists Use ‘Breathalyzers’ and Lasers to Measure Cow Burps and Farts

Oklahoma cows belch out about a half-pound of methane daily.
Becky Ferreira
1.11.19
emissions

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.
Becky Ferreira
1.8.19
climate change

Scientists Used Satellites to Spot Arctic Methane From Space

An experimental technique for measuring potent methane emissions in the Arctic proved successful.
Sarah Emerson
12.13.18
ozone

Ozone Recovery Continues, But Suspected Emissions From China Slows Progress

The Montreal Protocol of 1987 continues to be a success story about international environmental cooperation.
Becky Ferreira
11.5.18
midterms

A Biochemist Is Beating a GOP Incumbent Backed by the Chemical Industry in Key House Race

In the extremely tight race for Illinois’s sixth district seat, a recent scandal over dangerous emissions from a medical supply plant has brought environmental issues front and center.
Kaleigh Rogers
10.25.18
climate change

Europe Wants to Devastate Forests to Double Its 'Renewable' Energy

A plan recently finalized by the European Union would classify wood burned for fuel as a carbon neutral energy source, when it’s anything but.
Sarah Emerson
9.12.18
meat

The World’s Largest Meat and Fish Producers Are Hiding Their Climate Emissions

Additionally, of the 60 meat companies assessed in the report, 46 have no plans in place to eliminate the routine use of antibiotics.
Lauren Rothman
6.1.18
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