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    Arctic Carbon Transportation Route Discovered by Scientists

    Arctic Carbon Transportation Route Discovered by Scientists

    In the Arctic, a previously unknown carbon transportation route has been discovered by scientists that has the capability of binding as much as 3.97 million tons of particles rich in carbon dioxide annually from the Kara and Barents Seas and storing it in the deep waters of the Arctic for thousands of years, a press […]

    PV Windows Cut Emissions for Highly Glazed Buildings up to 40%, Study Finds

    PV Windows Cut Emissions for Highly Glazed Buildings up to 40%, Study Finds

    Research from the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has found that for highly glazed buildings, like the shimmering skyscrapers of big cities, photovoltaic (PV) windows make a sizable difference in the building’s carbon footprint, reducing energy use and CO2 emissions by as much as 40%. More From EcoWatch Is Solar Right For Your Home? The […]

    West Virginia Customers Pay the Price for State’s Reliance on Coal

    West Virginia Customers Pay the Price for State’s Reliance on Coal

    The state of West Virginia is intimately associated with coal power, so much so that it got 91 percent of its electricity from coal in 2021, and politicians like the state’s Democratic Senator Joe Manchin have painted an attack on the highly polluting energy source as an attack on the state’s wellbeing.  When President Joe […]

    China, World’s Leading Methane Polluter, Drafts Plan to Cut Emissions

    China, World’s Leading Methane Polluter, Drafts Plan to Cut Emissions

    During a surprise appearance at the COP27 UN climate conference in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, Thursday, China’s top climate diplomat touted a draft plan to reduce methane emissions.  However, the country stopped short of signing on to the Global Methane Pledge to cut methane emissions 30 percent by 2030, despite being the world’s leading polluter of […]

    G20 Recommits to 1.5 Goal in Last Week of COP27

    G20 Recommits to 1.5 Goal in Last Week of COP27

    The leaders of these developed or emerging economies met for the yearly G20 Heads of State and Government Summit in Bali, Indonesia, Tuesday and Wednesday and came away agreeing to continue progress towards limiting global temperatures to 1.5 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels