emissions

UPS Boosts Supplies of Renewable Biogas

UPS announced that it has entered into an agreement to purchase up to 11.5 million gallon equivalents of renewable biogas a year, helping…

WRI: Almost 50 Countries Have Reached Peak Emissions

WRI found that 49 countries have already reached their peak emissions totals, which represents just over one-third of the globe’s total emissions. By…

London’s Mayor Urges German Automakers to Contribute to Air Quality Fund

Last week, Sadiq Khan, the Mayor of London, called out Germany's leading automakers, urging them to contribute to the city’s air quality programs.…

Global Warming Impact from Cattle Even Higher Than Previously Thought

A recent study suggests that global methane emissions from livestock are even higher than what most researchers had long assumed. The result will…

Nike Pushes Recycling a Big Step Further With ‘Flyleather’

Nike says it has developed a low-carbon, low-impact leather material that could become “game-changing” for both its high performance and role in boosting…

Businesses and Local Governments Aggressively Leading on Climate Action

According to a report jointly issued by The Climate Group and the New Climate Institute, climate action is making encouraging progress across the…

300 Global Companies Commit to Science-Based Climate Targets Ahead of Climate Week NYC

At least 300 companies are now aligned with the Science Based Targets initiative, which provides a framework to help companies stay competitive while…

Mars Inc. Promises $1 Billion Investment in Climate Change and Sustainable Supply Chain

Mars Inc. backs up its words with action as the company promises to invest approximately $1 billion in its “Sustainable in a Generation…

Airports in Netherlands to Run 100 Percent on Wind Power

Beginning next year, wind power will supply the electricity needs for all of the major airports in the Netherlands. The power will amount…

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…

Since 1970, Air Pollution Down 73%, Economy Tripled

A new EPA report says that since 1970, the combined emissions of six common air pollutants have fallen 73 percent since 1970. Meanwhile,…

New Jersey to Slash Food Waste to Reduce Emissions, Fight Hunger

New Jersey’s legislature passed, and Governor Chris Christie signed into law, Senate Bill 3027, which established a statewide food waste reduction goal of…

California Regulators Approve $200M Volkswagen Zero-Emission Cars Investment

The California Air Resources Board (CARB) announced that it had approved the first of four plans of Volkswagen to invest $800 million in…

UK Banning Diesel and Gasoline Fueled Cars and Vans After 2040

The government of the United Kingdom has announced that it will ban the sales of diesel- and gasoline-powered passenger vehicles after 2040, mostly…