carbon emissions

Supreme Court Upholds Power Plant Carbon Emissions Limits

On Monday, the Supreme Court ruled 5-4 that the EPA reasonably interpreted the Clean Air Act to require power plants to limit their…

EPA Carbon Emissions Proposal: Q&A With the American Wind Energy Association

Tom Vinson of the American Wind Energy Association speaks about how wind energy can help states respond the EPA proposal to cut power…

Report Charts Renewable Energy’s Rapid Advance Into the Mainstream Mix

Global renewable energy capacity rose 8.3 percent in 2013, fueled by technological advances, cost reductions and supportive government policies, particularly among developing countries,…

2013 Postcode Lottery Green Challenge Winner: Ginger Dosier ‘Grows’ Bricks with Bacteria

The brick is the basic building block of architecture, popular because it is modular, has a simple design and is both easy to…

Fast Fashion Retailer Forever 21 Goes Solar, But is it Enough?

Forever 21 recently commenced the installation of a 5.1-megawatt solar power system at its headquarters in the Lincoln Heights neighborhood of Los Angeles.

Court: Minnesota Coal Power Law Conflicts with Constitution

The federal government wants utility companies to reduce or eliminate coal power emissions, and many states do as well. Still, according to last…

ExxonMobil to Report Publicly on Carbon Asset Risk

It seems like a huge deal for a several reasons: The oil major is publicly acknowledging the potential impact of carbon emission limits…

Big Ben May Get a Solar Face Lift

In an effort to reduce carbon emissions by 34 percent by 2020, the U.K. Parliament may add solar panels to Big Ben in…

Carbon Capture Technologies More Welcome in U.S., Norwegian Firm Says

Carbon capture and storage technologies, designed to reduce emissions, are getting a better reception in the U.S. than in Europe, according to Technology…

Report: Fugitive Emissions Cancel Out Net Climate Benefit of Natural Gas

A new report by Stanford University finds that America's natural gas system is much more leaky than previously estimated, and maybe up to…

Australian PM Ignores Climate Change, Trades Renewables for Coal

As a deadly heat wave kills bats, burns homes and scorches cities, Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott reverses the nation's progress on tackling…

BP Research Shows Global Emissions Will Jump 29 Percent By 2035

BP released its fourth annual BP Energy Outlook which predicts that global carbon dioxide emissions from energy use will increase by 29 percent…

DOE Says No to Reversing Rule that Raises Carbon Costs

Will the Obama Administration's increase in cost for carbon help or hinder projects like Keystone XL? Opponents are saying that it will make…

“World’s First” Science-Based Company Rankings Released

Mike Bellamente, executive director of Climate Counts, and Mark McElroy, founder and executive director of the Center for Sustainable Organizations have been working…

Asian Energy Expansion Means We’re Probably Too Late to Avert Climate Change Disruption

Home to some of the world's fastest growing economies and populations, an energy forecast for Southeast Asia bode ill for efforts to curtail…