Carbon Emissions

June 8, 2018, 2pm PDT
But it's still not enough to produce a net reduction in emissions from energy production.
Quartz
June 5, 2018, 6am PDT
The Federal Highway Administration recently announced the end of policy requiring state and regional departments of transportation to make goals to reduce emissions and track progress.
Streetsblog USA
May 25, 2018, 11am PDT
The ecosystems of Oregon’s Coast Range are some of the most adept ecosystems for absorbing carbon in the entire country. The same trees that absorb that carbon can be turned into a major source of emissions in the hands of humans.
High Country News
March 24, 2018, 11am PDT
By the usual measures, wealthy "consumer cities" have largely put a check on their carbon emissions. But that doesn't account for the emissions that their consumption habits fuel in other places.
National Geographic
January 15, 2018, 7am PST
Like so many other transportation policies, congestion pricing risks being sold for the wrong reasons.
StreetsBlog NYC
January 14, 2018, 11am PST
Oregon legislators are hard at work on two new "cap and invest" bills that would establish a "market-based, carrot-and-stick approach to reducing greenhouse gas pollution."
The Oregonian
January 9, 2018, 11am PST
Some hate the way LEDs light up the public realm, but if you're trying to reduce carbon emissions, it's impossible to ignore the achievements of LED light bulbs.
Quartz
November 16, 2017, 12pm PST
President Xi Jinping wants China to replace the U.S. as the world's leader in fighting climate change, yet emissions from China are projected to increase at a higher rate than any other major emitter, according to the Global Carbon Project.
The New York Times.
September 30, 2017, 11am PDT
The government of British Columbia, put in power this year with the help of the BC Green Party, is shoring up its climate change action resume.
Sightline Institute
September 22, 2017, 2pm PDT
Two California cities are going after oil companies with a legal argument that recalls the legislation against big tobacco companies in the 1990s.
San Francisco Chronicle
September 11, 2017, 6am PDT
A new study, published in the journal Climate Change, is naming the names of the very few companies that have caused most of the global change in climate.
New Republic
June 5, 2017, 8am PDT
Many local leaders spoke strongly against President Trump's decision to withdraw the United States from the Paris Climate Accords, but local land use and transportation policies still sorely lack any consideration of climate impact.
Santa Monica Next
June 3, 2017, 5am PDT
The timing of the announcement of deeply ambitious energy goals by the city of Portland and the county of Multnomah was not coincidental.
The Oregonian
May 19, 2017, 11am PDT
Apparently Michigan's largest electricity supplier did not receive the Trump memo that the Clean Power Plan will be rolled back as they are proceeding on a plan that will achieve even higher carbon emission reductions.
Detroit Free Press
May 18, 2017, 11am PDT
David Bookbinder argues that the Obama Administration dragged its feet on climate change, only implementing last-minute actions that will be easy to reverse.
Vox
March 22, 2017, 11am PDT
Even if carbon emissions are reaching a "plateau," that still represents an unprecedented amount of the gas entering the atmosphere every year.
The Washington Post
March 13, 2017, 10am PDT
Perhaps there never really was much difference between 'skepticism' and 'denial'. Scott Pruitt certainly proved that on Thursday when he answered CNBC's Joe Kernen's question if carbon emissions are the primary cause of climate change.
CNBC
Blog post
February 23, 2017, 10am PST
Some evidence suggests that apartments lead to more greenhouse gas emissions per capita than houses. Does this mean that suburbs pollute less than cities? Probably not.
Michael Lewyn
February 19, 2017, 9am PST
To avoid accidents and conserve fuel, UPS trucks sometimes take circuitous routes on their deliveries, avoiding left turns.
Quartz
January 23, 2017, 7am PST
Just because a study says density is more effective than energy system retrofits in reducing emissions, doesn't mean that we have to settle for just one.
Grist