Global Weather News

February 20, 2019: Carbon dioxide emissions from power plants rose slightly last year while overall electricity production grew by a larger factor, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) said Wednesday.As part of its required annual reporting of emissions, EPA said...
February 19, 2019: The global retailer's 'Shipment Zero' initiative has a long-term goal of using 100% renewable energy for all Amazon shipments
February 19, 2019: Scientists analyzed the 2011 Japan earthquake to better understand the global carbon cycle.
February 18, 2019: Earthquakes may be dumping millions of tons of carbon into the Earth's deepest cracks. And scientists aren't sure what that means.
February 18, 2019: Perhaps hoping to distract from Greenpeace’s latest report on its “dirty cloud, Amazon this morning announced a new environmental commitment, focused on reducing its carbon footprint. The company says it aims to reach 50 percent of all Amazon shipments with net zero carbon by 2030. The company is callin...
February 18, 2019: Major online retailer Amazon is making a push to halve the carbon footprint of its shipments by 2030.The company, which relies largely on shipping packages across the globe, said Monday it ultimately aims to make all its shipments carbon...
February 18, 2019: Amazon.com has set a net zero carbon goal on 50 percent of its shipments by 2030, it announced on Monday.
February 15, 2019: Scientists have an accurate picture of where most of the Arctic's black carbon comes from.
February 13, 2019: Today, a courtroom in Regina gets its first official look at Saskatchewan's constitutional case against Ottawa's carbon pricing plan - just the opening round of what promises to be a protracted argument about climate change in an election year.
February 13, 2019: Dozens of lawyers will be in a Regina courtroom starting today to present their cases on whether the federal government can impose a carbon tax on the provinces.
February 12, 2019: This country's managed forest land hasn't been a net carbon sink since 2001. That's because trees don't just absorb carbon when they grow, they emit it when they die and decompose, or burn.
February 8, 2019: The CO2 may end up as beer fizz.
February 7, 2019: If you’ve ever booked a flight with an airline like Air Canada or WestJet, you might have been offered a chance to pay money to “offset” the carbon emissions from your flight. But what exactly does that mean? Is it worthwhile? And how do you choose? Here's a closer look.
February 7, 2019: In early 2017, the Trump Administration tried to ax NASA's Orbiting Carbon Observatory 3, or OCO-3. It didn't work. Then, again in 2018, the White House sought to terminate the earth science instrument.  Again, the refrigerator-sized space machine persisted.    Now, SpaceX is set to launch OCO-3 to th...
February 6, 2019: Several workers were rescued from a confined space at the construction site, authorities told CBS New York
February 4, 2019: Property owner made the call to Dallas Fire-Reascue after he found two men and two children dead inside
February 1, 2019: Just in time to ride the last of the pre-Super Bowl buzz, Carbon today announced that it’s teaming up with sports equipment giant Riddell to 3D print customized football helmet padding. Referred to as “Diamond technology,” the collaboration creates lattice design pads of resin that are custom built to a player...
January 31, 2019: Astrochemists are chemically tracking our solar system’s building blocks of life back to interstellar space.
January 25, 2019: Airlines and aircraft manufacturers are not on track to meet climate goals they've set over the past decade, according to analysts at the Rocky Mountain Institute, who have called for a global forum where industry leaders can put their heads together without competitive dynamics.
January 25, 2019: Authorities say it's a miracle a 5-month-old boy survived after he was found alive alongside his unresponsive parents in a house with life-threatening carbon monoxide levels.
January 25, 2019: Brandon Bull, 20, and Cylie Canniff, 19, were found unresponsive in a home in Battle Creek.
January 25, 2019: Global Warming is a given. The only way we will be successful in maintaining and improving our aggregate living standards is by unleashing the inventiveness of the free market.
January 24, 2019: Until now, the carbon tax debate has been about whether Congress should pass one. But if it does, what should it do with the money?
January 22, 2019: Ontario Premier Doug Ford is warning that the federal government's carbon tax risks triggering a recession, but it's hard to find economists eager to back up his claim.
January 21, 2019: The premier of Ontario says a federal carbon tax will plunge the country into recession.