A detailed analysis shows how much more carbon dioxide each of Trump’s climate policy changes would send into the atmosphere.
By PBS NewsHour
Donald Trump made it clear during his campaign that as president he would make substantial changes in climate policy. The president-elect has threatened to withdraw from the Paris climate accord and has tapped climate-change skeptic Myron Ebell to head the…
By Making Sen$e Editor
A pilot program, which paid households in 60 villages to refrain from cutting down trees, put a significant dent in the pace of deforestation in the test area.
By David Biello
The world may have seen the last of air with CO2 levels below 400 parts per million…
By PBS NewsHour
For two economists, the probability of true catastrophe due to human-caused global warming prompted them to write "Climate Shock: The Economic Consequences of a Hotter Planet," which examines looming dangers and possible solutions. Economics correspondent Paul Solman takes a look…
By Gernot Wagner, Martin L. Weitzman
Can economics help tackle the immense problem that is climate change?…
When it comes to global greenhouse gas emissions, livestock are one of the worst offenders. The cattle industry is trying to get a grip on how to reduce its carbon footprint, and some believe that getting animals away from feedlots…
U.S. passenger airlines could cut carbon dioxide emissions (and travel headaches) at little to no cost to carriers or consumers, according to a new study.
By Josh Lederman, Associated Press
Rejecting Keystone was the latest in a long and growing list of steps Obama has taken to try to show that the U.S. is leading the effort against global warming.
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