Reservoirs play substantial role in global warming
8 hours ago
Washington State University researchers say the world's reservoirs are an underappreciated source of greenhouse gases, producing the equivalent of roughly 1 gigaton of carbon dioxide a year, or 1.3 percent of all greenhouse ...
EU 'cautiously optimistic' on global pact to curb aviation emissions
8 hours ago
Negotiations for a freeze, or even a reduction, in greenhouse gas emissions from civil aviation are making progress, Europe's transport commissioner said Friday, adding she is feeling "cautiously optimistic."
Global warming set to pass 2C threshold in 2050: report
Sep 29, 2016
Earth is on track to sail past the two degree Celsius (3.6 degrees Fahrenheit) threshold for dangerous global warming by 2050, seven of the world's top climate scientists warned Thursday.
Air transport sector at climate juncture
Sep 28, 2016
After years of delays and failures, the airline industry began on Wednesday complex negotiations to implement a scheme to reduce its carbon footprint.
Aviation sector to vote on climate change plan
Sep 27, 2016
Civil aviation officials were expected to endorse a proposal that would have airlines buy credits to offset rising carbon emissions in the sector, at a 10-day meeting that opens in Montreal Tuesday.
US not on track to meet 2025 carbon pollution cutting goal, study finds
Sep 26, 2016
Unless it does more, the United States probably will fall short of goals set under last year's Paris agreement to dramatically reduce emissions of heat-trapping gases, according to a new study.
India to ratify Paris Agreement on climate change
Sep 25, 2016
India's prime minister said Sunday that his country will ratify the Paris Agreement on climate change early next month.
German lawmakers ratify Paris climate accord
Sep 22, 2016
Germany's lower of house of parliament on Thursday ratified the Paris agreement on climate change, following in the footsteps of 60 other countries that have committed to the landmark agreement designed to stem the planet's ...
Paris climate accord closer after UN meeting
Sep 21, 2016
The landmark Paris agreement on climate change moved closer to reality Wednesday after 31 countries joined during the United Nations General Assembly.
Report outlines how to make equity part of California's low-carbon economy
Sep 14, 2016
Governor Jerry Brown's signing last week of two landmark climate bills, SB 32 and AB 197, demonstrates the emergence of a powerful coalition of environmentalists, labor unions and grassroots "environmental justice" organizations ...