carbon emissions

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…

Why the Social Cost of Carbon Is Critical for America to Make Sound Policies

U.S. President Donald Trump is poised to sign a new directive dropping climate change as a consideration when evaluating government agency actions. This…

Pruitt’s CO2 Comments Prompt Voicemail Jam, Rebuke from Scientists

Last week EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt said carbon emissions are not a primary cause of climate change (seriously). Scientists fired back in kind,…

Transport Companies to Scott Pruitt: Hands Off Clean Diesel

A group of transportation companies and trade associations want to give EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt a piece of their mind.

Emissions Cuts Helped Business Leaders Save $12.4 Billion Last Year

A new CDP report reveals that emission reductions led to a combined $12.4 billion in cost savings for its supply chain member companies…

Excess Carbon Emissions Are a Failure of Design

William McDonough, the author of "Cradle to Cradle: Remaking the Way We Make Things," says it's time to change the way we think…

CDP: Business Commitments on Carbon Fall Short of Paris Climate Goals

The world’s largest companies have a long way to go before they move the needle on the ambitious climate change mitigation goals set…

Despite Economic Benefits of Climate Change Adaptation, FL Senate Hopeful Remains Strident Climate Denier

After losing the Republican primary, Marco Rubio is trying to reclaim his former U.S. Senate seat. Given his blatant denial of the risks…

What California’s History-Making Climate Laws Mean For Emissions Policy

California fortified its role as a global leader in climate policy with Senate Bill 32 and Assembly Bill 197. Here's what they mean…

Earth May Have Passed the Carbon Threshold — Permanently: What It Means for Business

Carbon dioxide in the earth’s atmosphere surpassed the 400 parts per million (PPM) mark last year. And research suggests these elevated levels may…