Burning all fossil fuels would scorch Earth: study
May 23, 2016
Using up all known fossil fuel reserves would render Earth even more unliveable than scientists had previously projected, researchers said on Monday.
Atmospheric aerosols can significantly cool down climate
May 19, 2016
It is possible to significantly slow down and even temporarily stop the progression of global warming by increasing the atmospheric aerosol concentration, shows a new study from the University of Eastern Finland. However, ...
Analysis finds flaws in Direct Action carbon program
May 17, 2016
An independent economic analysis of Australia's Direct Action program to reduce greenhouse gas emissions has found major flaws in the program.
US proposes to cut methane from oil, gas by nearly half
May 12, 2016
The Obama administration issued a final rule Thursday to sharply cut methane emissions from U.S. oil and gas production, a key part of a push by President Barack Obama to reduce methane emissions by nearly half over the next ...
Research shows inaccuracies in emission measurements of important greenhouse gas nitrous oxide
May 12, 2016
Nitrous oxide, carbon dioxide and methane are the most important greenhouse gases. Nitrous oxide also participates in the destruction of stratospheric ozone. To mitigate global warming, we have to control nitrous oxide emissions. ...
Study: Bakken oil field leaks 275,000 tons of methane yearly
May 11, 2016
A new study says the oil-producing region of North Dakota and Montana leaks 275,000 tons of methane annually, an amount that's less than previously reported.
Argonne rolls out new version of alternative fuels and advanced vehicles analysis tool
May 10, 2016
A rising number of options for alternative fuels, such as natural gas, and advanced vehicles, like electric vehicles, are offering consumers more ways to shrink their environmental "tire tracks," so to speak. Despite the ...
Methane research provides key data for new EPA greenhouse gas inventory
May 04, 2016
Colorado State University methane research has been directly incorporated into a major annual Environmental Protection Agency report that keeps a finger on the pulse of U.S. greenhouse gas emissions.
Green light for plant-based food packaging
May 02, 2016
Bioplastic packaging that extends the shelf life of food and tells us when it is no longer fit to eat will result in less waste.
Greenpeace to release secret documents on contested EU-US trade deal
May 02, 2016
Greenpeace on Sunday said it was in possession of leaked documents showing that a planned huge free trade deal between the United States and the European Union poses "major risks for climate, environment and consumer safety".