By Zack Colman | 10/02/14 09:21 AM
SaskPower's Boundary Dam facility is using $1.4 billion of "carbon capture and storage" technology, which climate scientists say must become more widely adopted to keep greenhouse gas emissions that exacerbate climate change in check.
By Zack Colman | 09/30/14 12:48 PM
Greenhouse gas emissions from power plants rose last year partly because of an increase in coal used for generating electricity, the Environmental Protection Agency said Tuesday.
By Zack Colman | 09/30/14 11:03 AM
Man-made climate change, largely through burning greenhouse gas-emitting fossil fuels that scientists say warm the planet, did not necessarily explain the 16 extreme weather events for 2013 that the report covered.
By Zack Colman | 09/30/14 09:00 AM
Dominion Resources secured approval from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to build the $3.8 billion Cove Point terminal on the Chesapeake Bay, which will be ready to ship up to 0.82 billion cubic feet per day of natural gas beginning in 2017.
By Zack Colman | 09/26/14 11:49 AM
What once seemed a harmless token of good will from rich countries to poor ones could derail negotiations over a global climate deal next year.
By Zack Colman | 09/26/14 05:51 PM
Developing countries could derail the process toward an international climate treaty by insisting on an amount of aid that richer ones are unlikely to donate.
By Zack Colman | 09/25/14 12:58 PM
EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy noted Thursday that while states are designing plans to comply with the proposal, some have raised issues that might require some rethinking from the agency.
By Zack Colman | 09/25/14 12:04 PM
Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy said acting on climate change is a financial imperative in a Thursday speech, hitting back at critics who say Obama administration environmental policies will damage the economy.
By Zack Colman | 09/25/14 09:10 AM
A deal without serious commitments from India would likely prevent a deal that secures enough cuts in greenhouse gases by 2020 to avoid a 2 degree Celsius temperature rise by 2100, which nations are seeking.
By Zack Colman | 09/25/14 07:55 AM
Billionaire ex-hedge fund manager Tom Steyer's Super PAC is turning to state Senate races in Oregon and Washington to boost Democratic candidates, a move that would help legislatures there pass climate change bills.
By Zack Colman | 09/23/14 05:24 PM
"We can only succeed in combating climate change if we are joined in this effort by every nation," Obama said Tuesday at the United Nations climate summit.
By Zack Colman | 09/22/14 11:44 PM
By undertaking certain actions, cities could conceivably reduce greenhouse gas emissions -- which most scientists say drive global warming -- 24 percent by 2030 and 47 percent by 2050.
By Zack Colman | 09/23/14 10:50 AM
The European Union will aim to slash greenhouse gas emissions 40 percent by 2030, European Commission President Josè Manuel Barroso said Tuesday at the United Nations climate summit.
By Zack Colman | 09/22/14 11:55 PM
NEW YORK — Federal agencies will need to factor how the effects of climate change, such as rising sea levels, drought, floods and other extreme weather linked to it, would affect international development programs and investments under a new executive order President Obama will issue Tuesday,...
By Zack Colman | 09/22/14 05:45 PM
Paulson, and some other Republicans who are no longer part of official Washington, have started to embrace climate policies from a financial perspective.
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