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January 13, 2019: Rivendale Farms outside Pittsburgh is a laboratory for applying technology to smaller farms.
January 3, 2019: Greenhouse gases are atmospheric gases that absorb infrared radiation and trap heat in the atmosphere. Increases in emissions of these gases are leading to climate change and global warming.
January 3, 2019: The United Nations is cheering a first of its kind international climate pact to curb the use of a potent greenhouse gas that went into effect on January 1.The Kigali Amendment to the Montreal Protocol, negotiated under the Obama administration in...
December 16, 2018: A number of institutional investors in ExxonMobil Corp have said they will file a shareholder resolution which calls on the world's largest oil company to set targets for lowering its greenhouse gas emissions.
December 6, 2018: Ending the rule will make it more profitable to build coal power plants that generate greenhouse gases.
December 6, 2018: The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced Thursday plans to roll back a 2015 rule that put strict limits on greenhouse gas emissions coming from coal plants -- a tweak the agency is labelling closer to “reality.”The change will...
November 27, 2018: A SpaceX launch tomorrow will be taking a rather unusual spacecraft to orbit – a small satellite that will attempt to grow tomatoes while spinning to replicate the gravity on the Moon and Mars.
November 22, 2018: Carbon dioxide, methane and nitrous oxide are far above pre-industrial levelsThe main greenhouse gas emissions driving climate change have all reached record levels, the UN’s meteorology experts have reported.Carbon dioxide, methane and nitrous oxide are now far above pre-industrial levels, with no sign of a rever...
November 13, 2018: PepsiCo's recent acquisitions and the startups it chose this week for its first U.S. Nutrition Greenhouse accelerator program are playing in the health and wellness space.
October 18, 2018: U.S. production of heat-trapping greenhouse gases fell 2.7 percent last year. But larger cuts will be needed to address climate change.
October 16, 2018: A growing number of fruit and vegetable farmers in southern Ontario are switching over to cannabis or at least adding it to their production. That means additional demand for water, electricity and other municipal services — a financial challenge for small towns like Leamington.
October 11, 2018: According to a new study, a novel imaging technique, called ghost
October 9, 2018: The Supreme Court on Tuesday declined to take up a lawsuit challenging a lower court ruling written by Justice Brett Kavanaugh when he was a judge on the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals.The decision to pass on the case, announced during Kavanaugh...
September 12, 2018: Tree-planting, restoring wetlands and use of chemicals to remove CO2 from air needed, as well as cutting new emissions, say scientistsTree-planting, restoring wetlands and using chemicals to take carbon dioxide from the air will all be needed to reduce the UK’s greenhouse gases in line with government plans, scien...
September 7, 2018: When Gaurav Sant thinks about how the planet might dodge catastrophic climate change, at the front of his mind are not solar panels or wind turbines or electric cars. It’s cement. Sant spiritedly talks of how cement production is exhausting the Earth, accounting for an absurd share of the greenhouse...
September 6, 2018: As the new acting chief of the Environmental Protection Agency, Andrew Wheeler, pushes ahead with the Trump administration’s plan to weaken fuel economy standards to levels that give even the auto industry pause, Americans should consider the ramifications of the rollback. Most of us are aware...
August 21, 2018: The Trump administration is expected on Tuesday to reveal its long-awaited plan to scale back an Obama-era rule designed to cut planet-warming emissions from the nation's power plants.
August 21, 2018: The Trump administration on Tuesday revealed its long-awaited plan to scale back an Obama-era rule designed to cut planet-warming emissions from the nation's power plants.
August 21, 2018: California Gov. Jerry Brown on Tuesday lashed out at the Trump administration's plan to roll back the Obama-era Clean Power Plan and help coal-burning power plants.
August 20, 2018: Prime Minister Turnbull hoped to head off a revolt by conservative lawmakers.
August 7, 2018: Plastics aren't just messing up the environment by clogging the oceans and piling up in landfills.
August 2, 2018: 2017 was the third-hottest on record, according to the new official State of the Climate report. It also recorded the highest levels of greenhouse gas ever.
August 2, 2018: We experienced the third warmest year on record in 2017, but there's more bad news, says a study led by the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
August 2, 2018: The gases are warming the atmosphere.
July 24, 2018: Good morning, and welcome to the Essential California newsletter — the first one written from the Los Angeles Times’ new home in El Segundo! It’s Tuesday, July 24, and here’s what’s happening across California: TOP STORIES California hit its target to reduce greenhouse gas emissions four years...