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Global Emissions

Catastrophic Aggression From Fossil Fuel Producers

Carol Pierson Holding | Posted 02.03.2014 | Green
Carol Pierson Holding

It's hard to see the UN gaining any traction around proposed financial consequences for countries. But there are consequences for investor-owned companies. We know who those companies are, and now we know how much each is to blame.

United States Urges Flexibility In New Global Climate Deal

Reuters | Posted 12.22.2013 | Green

By Nina Chestney and Valerie Volcovici LONDON, Oct 22 (Reuters) - The United States called on Tuesday for a more flexible approach to ...

Good News About Global Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Reuters | Posted 06.26.2013 | Green

By Environment Correspondent Alister Doyle OSLO, April 26 (Reuters) - Industrialised nations' greenhouse gas emissions dipped 0.7 perc...

Black Carbon Second Only To CO2 In Heating The Planet

Posted 01.15.2013 | Green

From Climate Central's Michael D. Lemonick: No discussion of climate change can get very far without focusing on greenhouse gases — pollutants in...

World CO2 Emissions Hit New Record In 2011

Reuters | Posted 01.13.2013 | Green

* Recovering industrial activity boosts CO2 output * Highest emitter China widens gap on U.S. FRANKFURT, Nov 13 (Reuters...

China Led World In Record CO2 Emissions In 2011

Reuters | Posted 07.24.2012 | Green

(Corrects MAY 24 story to fix timeframe reference in fourth paragraph) * CO2 emissions rose by 3.2 pct last year * Chin...

Capsized by the Rising Tide

Paul O'Brien | Posted 03.25.2012 | Impact
Paul O'Brien

The world doesn't need to stop growing in order to avoid inequality and protect the planet. Rather, smart policy choices can mean that more people can reap the benefits of growth, and for the long run.

'Freezer Plan' Bid To Save Coral

BBC NEWS | Matt McGrath | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The prospects of saving the world's coral reefs now appear so bleak that plans are being made to freeze samples to preserve them for the future....