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Carbon Emissions

May 10, 2021, 5am PDT
The bill also calls for increased investment in charging infrastructure and financial incentives for consumers.
Smart Cities Dive
April 27, 2021, 7am PDT
The company's proposed $100 billion carbon capture project would require a "large-scale" public-private partnership and could capture up to 100 million tons of carbon per year.
Houston Chronicle
March 25, 2021, 1pm PDT
A historic ruling in Canada allows the federal government to supersede the efforts of provinces in fighting the causes of climate change.
The Star
March 25, 2021, 9am PDT
The city's new transportation plan focuses on eliminating carbon emissions in its transportation sector, reducing congestion, and boosting public transit.
The Seattle Times
March 23, 2021, 7am PDT
Just a few days after signing the $1.9 trillion "American Rescue Plan," the Biden administration is reportedly putting together a massive infrastructure spending plan that could overhaul the nation's transportation an energy infrastructure.
The New York Times
March 10, 2021, 10am PST
The dramatic reductions in carbon emissions during the last year only highlight how drastically humans must change behavior to meet climate goals.
Los Angeles Times
March 9, 2021, 9am PST
Climate-friendly government policies and recent investments by energy companies are accelerating the growth of renewables.
February 11, 2021, 10am PST
New research shows that the voluntary emissions measurements conducted by many cities vastly undercount their greenhouse gas production.
The New York Times
February 10, 2021, 8am PST
The federal government, and even some automakers, seemed poised to nudge the country toward a future of electric vehicles. But the American preference for large trucks will be an obstacle to those plans.
Los Angeles Times
Blog post
February 3, 2021, 7am PST
Many companies set goals to achieve by 2020 and came up short, while the effects of climate change were more obvious than ever in the year that was 2020.
James Brasuell
January 25, 2021, 8am PST
The map of metropolitan areas that drive least, and thus emit fewer greenhouse gas emissions, has been completely redrawn by the pandemic, according to a recent report.
Smart Cities Dive
December 10, 2020, 9am PST
The announcement this week that the state of New York's employee pension fund would divest from fossil fuel industries sent shockwaves through the industry and the environmentalism movement this week.
The New York Times
December 9, 2020, 9am PST
It's not only mom and pop shops that suffer from over-reliance on online shopping: streets and the environment also suffer the consequences.
Streetsblog USA
November 23, 2020, 5am PST
The Biden administration and effects of time will erase some of the consequences of the Trump administration's methodical dismantling of the nation's environmental regulation. But climate change will be around longer than any of it.
The New York Times
November 19, 2020, 9am PST
Driving in the United States accounted for five percent of global carbon emissions before the pandemic, but U.S. cars and trucks account for 20 percent of the global emission reductions during the pandemic.
Carbon Tax Center
October 29, 2020, 11am PDT
It's been 50 years since researchers at General Motors and Ford Motor Co. warned the automakers about the effects of auto emissions on the planet's climate.
E&E News
October 7, 2020, 6am PDT
New research suggests that cutting greenhouse gas emissions from the transportation sector would have tremendous benefits to public health.
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
September 23, 2020, 9am PDT
With the signs of climate change all around, the effects of the Trump administration's environmental regulation rollbacks look increasingly dire.
The New York Times
August 10, 2020, 10am PDT
The short-term environmental effects of the pandemic economic downturn are clear in the amount of carbon emissions that have been removed from the economy. The long-term effects, however, are subject to a number of contingencies.
Taking Stock 2020: The COVID-19 Edition
August 3, 2020, 10am PDT
California, the largest state by population in the United States, is responsible for 33% fewer carbon emissions per capita than any other state, according to a new study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
The Mercury News