Carbon Emissions

Yesterday
Several states, and even the federal government, are considering adopting carbon pricing plans.
InsideClimate News
December 3, 2018, 8am PST
Sprawl leads to more emissions, but the economic costs are also high. Policies and strategies that ensure compact growth are essential.
World Resources Institute
October 11, 2018, 9am PDT
Given a recent dire report on climate change from the IPCC, Laura Bliss underscores the point that those who have the ability to do so should make changes to how they get around, and pronto.
CityLab
September 14, 2018, 8am PDT
Google's Environmental Insights Explorer multiplies the power of Google Maps for the benefit of the planet.
Fast Company
August 20, 2018, 7am PDT
Initiative 1631 takes up where Gov. Jay Inslee's carbon tax legislation ended in March after failing to attract enough supporters. The new initiative differs from I- 732 which was rejected by 59 percent of voters two years ago.
The Atlantic
July 26, 2018, 2pm PDT
It's been 30 years since James Hansen told Congress about global warming. We might call it climate change these days, but Hansen was right.
Associated Press via The Mercury News
July 26, 2018, 9am PDT
The county of San Diego wants sprawling suburban developments to buy carbon offsets, billing the idea as a fix to the region's housing affordability crisis.
The San Diego Union-Tribune
Blog post
July 25, 2018, 12pm PDT
There is more than one way for a city to systematically reduce it carbon footprint.
Kayla Matthews
June 28, 2018, 10am PDT
Ford hit a goal to reduce carbon emissions *from its manufacturing process* eight years ahead of schedule.
Automotive News
June 28, 2018, 8am PDT
The courts are no place to be deciding on the contribution of fossil fuels to climate change, ruled a Northern California federal district court judge in a "stinging defeat" to San Francisco and Oakland that wanted Big Oil to pay mitigation costs.
The New York Times
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