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Green House Gas Emissions

EU Agrees To Momentous Emissions Cuts

Reuters | Posted 11.11.2014 | World

* Overall goal of 40-percent cut in emissions by 2030 * EU says sets example for rest of the world to follow * Environme...

Climate Change: More Disasters Needed to Motivate Individual Behavior Change?

André Corrêa d'Almeida | Posted 09.29.2014 | New York
André Corrêa d'Almeida

It is certainly very timely to pressure global leaders to take action on climate change, but it is also good to remember the impact that individual behavior have on this process.

Protecting the Health of People and the Planet

Sen. Ed Markey | Posted 09.24.2014 | Green
Sen. Ed Markey

The erosion of our personal and public health is exactly the kind of attack that will come from unchecked climate change. As pollution makes our planet sick, so will a sick planet erode the health of its people.

Aging Utilities Killing Americans and Their Future

Pat LaMarche | Posted 08.26.2014 | Impact
Pat LaMarche

About a hundred first responders are meeting in Long Beach, California this week to discuss -- among other things -- the state of the nation's infrastructure.

Emissions Without Borders: The Problem With Greenhouse Gas

Belinda Waymouth | Posted 07.28.2014 | Green
Belinda Waymouth

We can fence national boundaries with concrete and barbed wire, but unseen CO2 emissions are released into a border-less atmosphere. Right now, we are on track to triple these emissions by century's end.

WATCH: Eat Less Meat, Save The Planet

HuffPost Live | Kira Brekke | Posted 04.25.2014 | Green

A new study released this week sheds light on just how much decreased meat consumption would benefit the planet. Climate Focus, an advisory compan...

The Need for Asian Climate Leadership

Mohamed Nasheed | Posted 04.21.2014 | Green
Mohamed Nasheed

From small island states to delta settlements, Asia is the climate frontline. Seven of the ten countries most vulnerable to climate change are in Asia and the Pacific. It falls to Asian governments, whose primary responsibility is to protect their citizens, to respond.

Influencing the Networked Global Energy Future

Peter Gardett | Posted 06.27.2012 | Green
Peter Gardett

Disputes are inevitable in the new global energy economy, but the resolution of those disputes does not have to repeat the history of oil-influenced wars, embargoes and economic crises.

Lucia Graves

EPA Maps Largest Sources Of Carbon Emissions

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 01.11.2012 | Green

WASHINGTON -- A new carbon emissions database launched by the Environmental Protection Agency maps out the biggest stationary sources of carbon pollut...

The Farm Bill Is a Climate Bill

Donald Carr | Posted 03.12.2012 | Green
Donald Carr

Climate Change activists should be concerned about proposed cuts to farm bill conservation programs, which would be the carbon emissions equivalent of adding 2 million cars a year to America's roads.

Make a Mess, Clean It Up

Rachel Morello-Frosch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Rachel Morello-Frosch

BP has made a big mess. It may sound like we're talking about the Gulf oil spill, but we're actually talking about our own backyard: BP's Carson Refinery located in densely populated southern Los Angeles.

Coming of the Green Industrial Revolution

Stephan B. Tanda | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Stephan B. Tanda

Over the past 200 years human civilization has experienced the most remarkable period in its history, an era of unprecedented economic, technological,...

Calera, Silicon Valley Start-Up Says It Can Capture Carbon Emissions In Cement

The New York Times | CLAIRE CAIN MILLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

It seems like alchemy: a Silicon Valley start-up says it has found a way to capture the carbon dioxide emissions from coal and gas power plants and lo...

Find Out What It Takes To Cut Shipping Emissions

BBC NEWS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Global shipping contributes about a billion tonnes of CO2. That's more than the entire economies of Germany or the UK. ...

Obama Opposes Tariffs On Nations That Don't Limit Greenhouse Gas Emissions

treehugger.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

President Obama commented to the Washington Post that he's opposed to one provision in the bill which would impose tariffs on goods produced in nation...

Obama's Plan Kick Starts Green IT

Jean Jerome Baudry | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jean Jerome Baudry

Virtualization not only cuts down on your energy bill but takes up less space in your datacentre. So as your business and your storage needs grow, your datacenter presence doesn't.

Despite Heavy Criticism, US Refuses To Back Mandatory Cuts In Greenhouse Gases During Climate Change Conference

AP | JOSEPH COLEMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

American climate negotiators refused to back down in their opposition to mandatory cuts in greenhouse gas emissions Thursday, even as a U.S. Senate pa...