carbon emissions

Competition Fierce for Manure-to-Energy Projects in California’s Dairy Industry

Another manure-to-energy plant opened at a San Joaquin Valley dairy farm - and as California mandates that the dairy sector reduce its emissions,…

Air Travel Could Account for 25% of Global Warming By 2050

A recent United Nations report suggests the global aviation sector could consume as much as one-quarter of the world’s carbon budget by 2050…

This California Dairy Farmer Says He’s Got a Carbon-Positive Solution to Fight Emissions

Albert Straus, often heralded as a first mover in organic dairy and sustainable agriculture, has revealed what he says is the world's first…

California Extends Bipartisan Carbon Cap and Trade

This week, with considerable bipartisan support, the Calif. Legislature passed AB-398, which extends the state’s cap-and-trade climate law to 2030. Supporters say the…

The Impact of Food-for-Fuel: UK Study Weighs in on Biofuels

A United Kingdom study recently concluded that biofuels can have a critical role to play in the mitigation of future climate change risks,…

Paris Accord U.S. Commitment Still Alive

Two outspoken supporters of the Paris Accord, California Governor Jerry Brown and former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, announced last week that…

KLM Brings Sustainability and Customer Care to 30,000 Feet

Reducing emissions is only the start of the Dutch air carrier KLM's quest to become a more socially responsible company.

Dreamliner — the Linchpin for KLM’s Emission Reductions Goals

The Dutch air carrier KLM has been investing heavily in the Dreamliner. The long-distance jumbo jet from Boeing is key to the airline's…

Oil-Rich Norway Simply Exports its Carbon Emissions

Norway has generated plenty of headlines with its sustainability agenda, but critics say those efforts are moot when its oil companies continue to…

Trump Throws Gasoline on the Climate Change Fire

The Trump administration wants to sell off half of America's strategic oil reserves, which raises a bevy of economic and environmental questions.

British Discount Airline EasyJet Slashes Emissions, Sets New Carbon Goals

The U.K. discount carrier says its emissions-reduction measures have been so successful that it plans to rewrite its long-term sustainability goals.

Offshore Wind Power Gains Momentum in Europe with Latest North Sea Installation

The new Gemini Wind Park in the North Sea will generate 600 megawatts of clean power, enough to power 785,000 households in the…

De Beers Says Carbon-Neutral Mines Possible by 2022

Diamond giant De Beers says it is developing a technology with the potential to make some of its mines carbon neutral in as…

Carbon Tax Proposal Gains Steam in Vermont

Vermont state legislators have introduced several carbon tax proposals they say will stimulate the economy while giving a much-needed overhaul of the state's…

This Component of Trump’s Climate Order Could Do the Most Damage

U.S. President Donald Trump's latest executive order guts environmental regulations passed under his predecessor, including a rule that requires government agencies to account…