EPA: Reducing greenhouse gas emissions

Environmental Economics

These changes are linked to the climbing levels of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases in our atmosphere, caused by human activities such as burning fossil fuels for energy. By taking action to reduce emissions of the greenhouse gas pollution that warms our planet, we can reduce the risks we will face from future climate change. EPA, From the EPA climate change webpage : We are already experiencing the effects of climate change.

"The Cost of Slashing Greenhouse Gas Emissions"

Environmental Economics

greenhouse gas emissions by 80% from 2005 levels by 2050 might cost more than $5 trillion over three decades, according to a new analysis. Adam Creighton: President Barack Obama’s pledge to slash U.S.

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Don't forget your macroeconomics when analyzing U.S. greenhouse gas emissions

Environmental Economics

greenhouse gas emissions spiked in 2018 ): U.S. From the WaPo ( U.S. carbon dioxide emissions rose an estimated 3.4?percent percent in 2018, according to new research — a jarring increase that comes as scientists say the world needs to be aggressively cutting its emissions to avoid the most devastating effects of climate change.

Germany Shutting Off Nuclear Power But Increasing Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Living Green & Saving Energy

Germany Shutting Off Nuclear Power But Increasing Greenhouse Gas Emissions. alternative energy eco-innovation global warming reduce fossil fuels German nuclear power greenhouse gas emissions

"Obama to reveal plan for cutting greenhouse-gas emissions"

Environmental Economics

It feels like Christmas Eve (but without baby Jesus): Obama administration will unveil the finalized version of its unprecedented regulations clamping down on carbon dioxide emissions on Monday. The plans will require every state to reduce emissions from existing coal-burning power plants. Regulations will require power plants to cut emissions by 32% by 2030, in contrast to 2005 levels.

Israeli Researchers Make Oil from Greenhouse Gas

Green Prophet

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev researchers in Israel have invented a process to make a green feed alternative for crude oil out of two of the most common substances on Earth – water and carbon dioxide, a greenhouse gas. .

Grim Greenhouse Gas Milestone Dims Hope for Less Climate Change

Green Prophet

Monitoring stations all over the arctic are reading greenhouse gas concentrations of 400 parts per million – a grim new milestone that dims hope of reversing runaway climate change. Climate Bill McKibben Climate Change global warming greenhouse gas emissions

EU Energy Targets Will 'Increase Greenhouse Gas Emissions'

Green (Living) Review

However, scientific studies increasingly prove that big bioenergy projects produce more greenhouse gases even than traditional fossil fuels.

WATCH: Hamburgers Contribute to Greenhouse Gas Pollution


The Center for Investigative Reporting reveals worldwide livestock contribute to greenhouse gas emissions and hidden environmental costs. Read More The post WATCH: Hamburgers Contribute to Greenhouse Gas Pollution appeared first on Ecorazzi. Animals Causes Environment News Top News

EPA greenhouse gas emission limits on new power plants may not be cost minimizing

Environmental Economics

s proposal remain confidential, experts predict that it will include separate standards for carbon dioxide emissions from plants fired by natural gas and by coal. Therefore, costs of achieving the policy goal would be lowered if the standard for natural gas plants is tightened (i.e.,

Follow-up to "California’s First Greenhouse Gas Auction"

Environmental Economics

Kate Cell in the comments : Union of Concerned Scientist has a climate economist in California, Jasmin Ansar. She recently posted on this subject - [link] I expect she'll have some interesting news today when the auction results are released. Next day: Jasmin sent these headlines from the auction results yesterday: Price $10.09. All of 2013 allowances sold, about 14% of 2015 allowances sold. The floor price was $10.

This wavy Expo pavilion will eat greenhouse gas in 2015

Green Prophet

” Built into the walls is a material that absorbs carbon dioxide, an exciting new technique that could help to mitigate, in small measures, some of the greenhouse gases released into our atmosphere that are responsible for global warming and subsequent climate change.

Using 'Biochar' to cut greenhouse gas emissions

Green (Living) Review

In addition to these benefits, researchers are now saying that biochar has potential to mitigate climate change as it can help sequester carbon and thus cut our greenhouse gas emissions. Results of the study show that by applying biochar before planting energy crops, soil greenhouse-gas emissions can be cut by around a third. by Michael Smith (Veshengro) ''Biochar'' is the term used for charcoal when it is being employed as a soil amendment.

Save energy, stress and greenhouse gas by backing up

Green Prophet

Time is money, money is energy, energy is greenhouse gases that could be better saved relaxing on a beach somewhere. You know you should have done it. The DropBox folder is there, the extra hard drive is on the shelf.

"The Nuts and Bolts of California’s First Greenhouse Gas Auction"

Environmental Economics

EDF : Following today’s California Air Resources Board’s (CARB) board meeting , the next major milestone in California’s efforts to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions is on November 14 th , when California will hold the first auction of carbon allowances for the Global Warming Solutions Act (AB 32) cap-and-trade program.

Turkey Avoiding Greenhouse Gas-Reduction Despite Rapid Increases in Emissions, New Report Finds

Green Prophet

Greenhouse gas emissions from Turkey don’t just pose an abstract, future threat to the country — the same gases that contribute to climate change periodically envelop Istanbul in smog. Climate greenhouse gas emissions

The See-Saw Effect of Global Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Eco Friendly Daily

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) estimated that most greenhouse gas emissions have increased. Natural Gas Development. However, the stage is being set for natural gas to play more of a detrimental role despite the fact that is a relatively cleaner form of energy.

Refrigerants May Hinder Greenhouse Gas Reductions

Eco Friendly Daily

Due to the warnings of some scientists that greenhouse gas emissions need to be reduced sooner rather than later, HFC consumption is of great concern. Refrigerants, also known as F-gases, are used in refrigerators and air conditioning.

High polluting Victoria, Australia, hell-bent on increasing greenhouse gas pollution

Green Blog

The State of Victoria, Australia, is the worst polluting state in Australia which in turn is one of the worst countries in the world for annual per capita greenhouse gas (GHG) pollution. backs and subsidizes expansion of dirty gas and dirty coal burning for power, 6. now scraps a “20% off greenhouse gas (GHG) pollution by 2020″ target, and.

Amazon Droughts Contributing To Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Eco Friendly Daily

In 2005, the Amazon rainforest had a massive drought, a drought scientists referred to as a once-in-a-century drought. Such events have been predicted by various climate models, however, it still surprised many when the Amazon suffered yet another major drought in 2010.

Reducing the Greenhouse Gas Emissions of the Internet and Telecommunications


Amid growing concern over the surprisingly large amount of greenhouse gas produced by the Internet and other telecommunications activities, researchers are reporting new models of emissions and energy consumption that could help reduce their carbon footprint.

This Simple Lifestyle Shift Could Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions by as Much as 70 %.

Elephant Journal

As I look for more ways to reduce my family’s impact on the earth, there’s one thing that keeps coming up over and over again in my research.

Helping Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions of the Internet and Telecommunications


Amid growing concern over the surprisingly large amount of greenhouse gas produced by the Internet and other telecommunications activities, researchers are reporting new models of emissions and energy consumption that could help reduce their carbon footprint.

China Slashes Coal Use and Greenhouse Gas Emissions for the Second Year in a Row

Mother Jones

China is continuing to drag itself off coal—the dirty energy source that has made it the world's biggest greenhouse gas emitter. percent in 2015, marking the second year in a row that the country has slashed coal use and greenhouse gas emissions.

As Climate Talks Open in Cancún, World Leaders Must Seek Steep Reductions in Greenhouse Gas Pollution

Green (Living) Review

It’s time for the United States to heed the warning from scientists who say global greenhouse gas pollution must peak within the next five years — and decline steeply after that — if the world is to have a chance of avoiding catastrophic climate change.” CANCÚN, Mexico - World leaders begin meeting today in Cancún, Mexico, to address the global climate crisis against an ominous, but still hopeful, backdrop. This year will likely be the hottest on record.

Climate Racism, Climate Injustice & Copenhagen Greenhouse Gas Reduction Proposals

Green Blog

The bottom line in the Copenhagen Climate Summit should be (a) equal per capita greenhouse gas emissions for everyone and (b) an additional but equitable penalty for First World countries for their disproportionately huge historical contribution to atmospheric carbon pollution. Annual per capita greenhouse gas (GHG) pollution” in units of “tonnes CO2-equivalent per person per year” (2005-2008 data) is 0.9

A Common Termite Killer Is the New Greenhouse Gas on the Block

Eco Friendly Daily

A chemical commonly thought to be a scourge for termites and other pests from buildings could turn out to be a worse one for us as a potent greenhouse gas according to a new study. So now it’s recognized as a potent greenhouse gas.”.

Obama signs executive order to cut government’s greenhouse gas emissions by 40 percent, increase use of renewable energy

Green Blog

The new plan is expected to result in a reduction of 21 million metric tons of greenhouse gas emissions – which is equal to taking 4.2 US President Barack Obama has signed an executive order to cut the federal government’s carbon pollution emissions by 40 percent by 2025.

The True Cost of Meat

Environmental News Network

Activism Consumerism Education Food Go Green Health Natural Resources Sustainability Carbon Footprint Farms Green Greenhouse Gas Emissions Tips From: Pounds to Pocket .

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Sorry Greta, World to produce 120% more fossil fuels by 2030 – drastically at odds with warming limit

Green Prophet

Desalination used in dry countries like Saudi Arabia is a major cause of greenhouse gases. . Greenhouse gas production from coal and oil are on the increase. The world is on track to produce far more coal, oil and gas than would be consistent with limiting warming to 1.5°C

4 US States Have Lowered Greenhouse Gas Emissions Below 1990 Levels

Green Living Ideas

All four states have put in place Renewable Energy Standards requiring utilities to buy more clean energy, and [.] [ 4 US States Have Lowered Greenhouse Gas Emissions Below 1990 Levels from Green Living Ideas ]. Tags: Carbon/ GHG Reduction Connecticut 27% by 2020 Delaware 18% by 2019 lower greenhouse gas emissions Massachusetts 15% by 2020 New York 25% by 2013 Renewable Energy Standards states

US and China Agree to Launch Formal Negotiations to Reduce Super Greenhouse Gas Under Montreal Protocol


Building on the earlier agreement between President Xi Jinping and President Obama at their summit in Sunnyland in June, the US and China agreed today to open formal negotiations on the details of an amendment to phase down the super greenhouse gasses HFCs under the Montreal Protocol.

How Urbanization Affects the Environment

Environmental News Network

Consumerism Go Green Green Energy/Transportation Natural Resources Nature Policy Sustainability Greenhouse Gas Emissions Health Urbanization Water From: Gotcha Wildlife.

The Arctic melts at an unprecedented pace while greenhouse gas emissions, temperatures and sea levels all hit record highs

Green Blog

A new climate report released by the NOAA shows new global temperature records, how both greenhouse gas emissions and sea levels are rising, and that the Arctic is melting at an unprecedented pace.

Greta Thunberg is reshaping how stakeholders invest

Green Prophet

Act Climate Change greenhouse gas Greta ThunbergMicrosoft, Stripe, Goldman Sachs. They are investing billions in a trillions market opportunity. We can thank Greta Thunberg, says the deVere Group.

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Can Online Casino Websites be Truly Green?

Green Prophet

Act Climate Change greenhouse gas emissionsPeople, including celebrities like to gamble. Some good samaritans hold charity nights and donate all profits to a good cause, like climate change.

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Soulful Sustenance for Meat-Free Monday. {Recipes}

Elephant Journal

There are three steps to prepping this, but all of them are easy and quick enough. Even the baking part only takes 15 minutes well worth a whirl this week.

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Breaking: Kids earn Right to sue Government, Frackers & Fossil Fuel Industry.

Elephant Journal

A group of youths in Oregon just won the right to hold the government and the fossil fuels industry responsible for greenhouse gas emissions and environmental pollution.

This Easy Habit will Improve the Well-being of Humanity.

Elephant Journal

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Trillians to be made from carbon credits – Microsoft, Goldman Sachs show how

Green Prophet

Sustainable carbon credits carbon sequestering greenhouse gas MicrosoftThunderbird School of Global Management released a new report today projecting that the world can realize at least $1 trillion – $3 trillion dollars in market opportunities and $3 trillion – $5 trillion dollars in broader economic, social and environmental benefits per year by 2030.

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Gov John Lynch Vetoes Attempt to Repeal New Hampshire's Involvement in Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative and explains why it needs to continue


Governor John Lynch of New Hampshire gets a big up from us for vetoing SB154 which sought to repeal New Hampshire’s participation in the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative.

Greenhouse Gases Peak at Record Levels for 2012, Highest in 800,000 Years

Green Prophet

According to latest estimates, atmospheric volumes of greenhouse gases blamed for what is climate change hit a new record in 2012. The report was developed by the World Meteorological Organisation (WMO), the body which records greenhouse gas emissions.

The Good News: Almost Everyone Else Knows that Global Warming is Real

Conservancy Talk

Cheap natural gas is rapidly replacing coal in the power sector. They want the certainty of fixed-price energy, which can’t be delivered by natural gas or oil. account for about half of global greenhouse gas emissions.

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