The words “climate change” tend to invoke images of heat and storms and smog-filled air. But one of the greatest global warming risks may start in the ground.
By Leigh Anne Tiffany
Carbon dioxide in the atmosphere is a major contributor to global warming. But what if there were a way to turn that gas into rock and store it safely, thousands of feet underground? One power plant in Iceland is attempting…
By PBS NewsHour
The world may have seen the last of air with CO2 levels below 400 parts per million…
By David Biello
WASHINGTON — A divided Supreme Court agreed Tuesday to halt enforcement of President Barack Obama's sweeping plan to address climate change until after legal challenges are resolved.
By Michael Biesecker and Sam Hananel, Associated Press
By Dina Cappiello, Associated Press
The Obama administration is delaying for months a final rule to control carbon dioxide emissions at new coal-fired power plants.
By Seth Borenstein, Associated Press
The world pumped an estimated 39.8 billion tons (36.1 billion metric tons) of carbon dioxide into the air last year by burning coal, oil and gas. That is 778 million tons (706 metric tons) or 2.3 percent more than the…
By Josh Lederman, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — The U.S. is planning to train veterans to become solar panel installers in the next six years, the White House said Thursday.
In other news Friday, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration reported that carbon dioxide in the Earth's atmosphere has reached a level not seen in millions of years. Also, the new skyscraper at Ground Zero in lower Manhattan now stands…
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