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August 16, 2019: Carbon taxes have proven to be politically toxic in Canada, Australia, France, and in the U.S., including in blue states where lawmakers should be most inclined to support the regressive new levy. After these setbacks, carbon tax supporters are hoping to get a local level win this year in Denver.
August 15, 2019: Why Americans say they back a carbon tax, but won't vote for one.
August 15, 2019: Argentine soccer star Emiliano Sala and his pilot were exposed to dangerous levels of carbon monoxide before their small plane crashed in the English Channel earlier this year, investigators said Wednesday.
August 15, 2019: Most of us, by now, are aware that all sorts of crazy stuff is happening to the planet’s climate and the blame is pretty much universally recognized as lying with humans, pumping more and more carbon into the atmosphere. Scientists are now saying tree planting, for instance, has to happen very, very quickly if we ...
August 14, 2019: The footballer was exposed to poisonous gas before a fatal plane crash, a report says.
August 14, 2019: Soccer star Emiliano Sala and pilot David Ibbotson suffered dangerous levels of carbon monoxide before the private plane they were in crashed in the English Channel in January.
August 13, 2019: Why isn’t carbon sequestration through agriculture regularly talked about as a way to address climate change? This question was originally answered on Quora by David Perry.
August 11, 2019: Find out how dead microbes are helping store carbon in soils under climate change.
August 10, 2019: The Exxeo is a hybrid grand piano, made using carbon fiber, crafted with hand-stitched leather and designed by former Bertone, Mercedes-Benz and GM designers to evoke the spirit of the Golden Age of the motor car and disrupt the traditional piano world
August 10, 2019: The discovery that carbon atoms act as a marker of time of death transformed everything from biochemistry to oceanography – but the breakthrough nearly didn’t happenMartin Kamen had worked for three days and three nights without sleep. The US chemist was finishing off a project in which he and a colleague, Sam R...
August 9, 2019: In this week's issue of our environment newsletter, we look at making greener choices when booking air travel and how when it comes to electric cars in Canada, there are have and have-not provinces.
August 9, 2019: Six Washington state troopers file class-action lawsuit against Ford Motor Company
August 7, 2019: For nearly fifteen years LanzaTech has been developing a carbon capture technology that can turn waste streams into ethanol that can be used for chemicals and fuel. Now, with 2 million in fresh funding at a nearly billion valuation and a newly inked partnership with biotechnology giant, Novo Holdings, the company i...
August 7, 2019: By Ayurella Horn-Muller, Climate Central ST. AUGUSTINE, FLA. — Walking along a wooden path winding through Nease Beachfront Park, Danny Lippi pointed to coastal trees sprouting from the shrubbery around him. The exotic species were brought here by warming temperatures — bringing business opportuniti...
August 6, 2019: Conserving forests and restoring forest health are vital components of a comprehensive solution to climate change, but new research suggests there are limits to a rain forest's carbon storage abilities.
August 6, 2019: If everyone scooted instead of driving, the air would be better off—but that's not what most people do
August 5, 2019: Paying to make your problems go away is the American way.
August 5, 2019: A growing number of travel companies are taking a stand and working to reduce their carbon footprints. These initiatives and investments can have a huge impact on the environment and their bottom line and draw in customers looking to have a positive impact on the world
August 3, 2019: The world now has 57 carbon-pricing programs covering about 20 percent of greenhouse-gas emissions, but they won't be as effective as they could be, experts said last week, until more of the world participates.
August 1, 2019: Negative emissions tech is important, but the idea it could replace decarbonisation is pure fantasy. Business as usual is not an optionThe Arctic is on fire, hot on the heels of the latest scorching European heatwave. As the impact of the climate crisis mounts, more and more people are asking: how can we control thi...
July 31, 2019: Failure to reduce carbon emissions puts on average 14% of the companies' potential value at risk, according to a new analysis of corporate earnings profiles.
July 31, 2019: The Guardian’s carbon calculator works out the emissions on flights from the world’s 100 busiest airports, as well as from selected UK airportsThe aviation sector is one of the fastest-growing polluters. It currently accounts for about 2% of global emissions but that figure could more than double by 2050 accordi...
July 31, 2019: Wesley Snipes and Dawn Light Media are making a new casino heist film, Payline, that will be carbon neutral.
July 30, 2019: The Center for Progressive Reform outlines the importance of approaching climate policy with a broad vision and letting market mechanisms follow, rather than lead.
July 29, 2019: Think of carbon as a kind of post-modern gold, and its allure as a sort of gold rush in reverse, in which riches will come to those individuals and companies that figure out not how to extract it but rather to make it disappear.