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US judge strikes down Biden climate damage cost estimate

February 12, 2022 12:17 pm

A USjJudge sided with Republican attorneys general who said the administration's action to raise the cost estimate of carbon emissions threatened to drive up energy costs while decreasing state revenues from energy production.

Carbon capture and storage: where should the world store CO2? It's a moral dilemma

December 07, 2021 11:31 am

At the current rate of deployment, 700 million tonnes of CO2 storage capacity will be added by 2050 -- 10% of what is required.

Is your electric car as eco-friendly as you thought?

November 11, 2021 5:09 pm

The analysis showed how the auto industry's ability to reduce emissions depends on finding better ways to decarbonise electricity grids and store renewable energy

Explained: Climate change in 11 charts

November 04, 2021 10:56 am

With COP26 underway, the climate crisis is in the spotlight. Here are the most important facts relating to how our planet has been changing.

Gabon plumbs carbon mystery of its mighty mangrove trees

October 27, 2021 6:21 pm

While the world struggles to curb climate change, countries such as Gabon are trying to work out exactly how much carbon is locked in their mangroves.

Plastics to outpace coal's greenhouse gas emissions in US by 2030: report

October 22, 2021 12:28 pm

The report projected that the United States plastics industry releases at least 232 million tons of greenhouse gases each year.

South Korea commits to cutting emissions to 40% of 2018 levels by 2030

October 19, 2021 11:02 am

South Korea aims to put 4.50 million electric and hydrogen-powered vehicles on its roads by 2025, the statement said, while adding more charging stations and infrastructure.

Almost all Emperor penguin colonies would become quasi-extinct by 2100: study

August 05, 2021 12:56 pm

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on Tuesday announced a proposal to list the species as threatened under the Endangered Species Act.

Explained: Why the Amazon forests are no longer acting as a carbon sink

July 16, 2021 8:45 am

Not only the Amazon rainforests, some forests in Southeast Asia have also turned into carbon sources in the last few years.

India’s road to clean energy goes via natural gas

May 02, 2021 8:06 pm

Rather than focus only on the endgame of decarbonisation, India must first ‘green’ its fossil fuel energy basket by increasing the share of natural gas