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Carbon Emissions

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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
July 9, 2020, 7am PDT
The new "Solving the Climate Crisis" report could provide guidance and direction if federal leadership in Washington, D.C. finally decides to take aggressive steps to reduce carbon emissions and adapt to a changed climate.
American Planning Association
July 8, 2020, 6am PDT
The environmental gains at the beginning of the pandemic were only temporary., and there are signs more signs every day that the economy will be dirtier than ever in the future.
National Geographic
June 29, 2020, 9am PDT
The South has some catching up to do on implementing plans to curb carbon emissions and prepare for climate change, but the region, collectively, has a lot of reasons to do so.
The Washington Post
June 28, 2020, 7am PDT
It’s time to harness technology for cleaner, healthier, and safer cities.
CNU Public Square
May 20, 2020, 8am PDT
A recently published study predicts a 4 to 7 percent decline in greenhouse gas emissions for 2020 compared to 2019.
The Washington Post
May 12, 2020, 11am PDT
Transportation activity is down considerably, but other sources of carbon dioxide are still going strong.
Grist
May 6, 2020, 7am PDT
France is proposing a momentous step toward clean transportation.
International Railway Journal
April 13, 2020, 11am PDT
Lawmakers in Washington state fell short of passing comprehensive legislation this year to meet long-term goals of reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
Crosscut
March 2, 2020, 10am PST
Electric vehicles and internal combustion automobiles emit vastly different sums of carbon, and electric vehicles are quickly widening the gap between the two options as the electricity generation industry cleans up its act.
Union Of Concerned Scientists
February 26, 2020, 5am PST
The reality of ride hailing has fallen well short of the wishful thinking about reduced congestion and reduced pollution that defined the early days of Uber and Lyft.
The Verge