Category Archives: Greenhouse Gases

Climate Change Speeds Up Doomsday Clock

Time Running Out To Fight Climate Change By Brian Kahn, Climate Central The end of civilization as we know it just got a little closer. According to an update to the Doomsday Clock, the world is now three minutes from … Continue reading

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Climate Talks Make Slow Progress In Peru

Hot Air Adding To Hottest Year On Record Climate negotiators from around the world came up with a modest agreement early Sunday for every nation to do its part to address global warming — but the Obama administration’s aggressive environmental regulations … Continue reading

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Glasgow Becomes First University In Europe To Divest From Fossil Fuels

Smart Money Says Fossil Fuels For Dinosaurs Glasgow University has become the first academic institution in Europe to divest from the fossil fuel industry, in a turning point for the British arm of the student-led global divestment movement. After 12 … Continue reading

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PricewaterhouseCoopers Predicts Climate Catastrophe Within 20 Years

Failure To Act Compounding Global Warming With every year that passes, we’re getting further away from averting a human-caused climate disaster. That’s the key message in this year’s “Low Carbon Economy Index,” a report released by the accounting giant PricewaterhouseCoopers. The … Continue reading

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Climate Change Impacting Every Continent Now

Greatest Impact From Global Warming Awaits  Climate change is already having sweeping effects on every continent and throughout the world’s oceans, scientists reported Monday, and they warned that the problem is likely to grow substantially worse unless greenhouse emissions are … Continue reading

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Sustainability, Climate Change Priorities At World Bank

World Bank Investing In More Sustainability Projects Under the new leadership of Dr. Jim Yong Kim, the World Bank Group continues to reinvent itself to meet the challenges of global development. That reinvention will continue this Saturday, when the Board … Continue reading

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Military Report: Fighting Climate Change Top Priority

A new report from the U.S. Center for Naval Analyses and the London-based Royal United Services Institute, two of the NATO alliance’s front-line strategy centers, recommends putting more effort into fighting global warming than securing reliable supplies of fossil fuels. … Continue reading

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The Top 100 Polluters In The United States

The biggest emitters of carbon dioxide in the United States are coal-burning power generators. The top three polluters are American Electric Power, Duke Energy and Southern Company. AEP emits the equivalent of 130 million metric tons of carbon dioxide per … Continue reading

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Texas Leads U.S. In CO2 Emissions From Energy

Carbon dioxide emissions from energy rose in 18 states and fell in 32 between 2000 and 2010 with Texas showing the greatest absolute decline of 58.8 million metric tons, according to data released by the US Energy Information Administration. Despite … Continue reading

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Six Strategies To Promote Sustainable Cities

More than half of the world’s population now lives in cities. The percentage will rise every passing day. So how can we make cities greener, leaner, and healthier for people and the planet? Following is a link to some of … Continue reading

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