Carbon capture will be essential to meeting the goals of the Paris climate accords, says Glen Peters of the Cicero Center for Climate Research in Oslo. But he is pessimistic that politicians will ever support such technology.
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America’s nuclear testing program is about to unleash a deadly cocktail of radioactive waste into the Pacific Ocean, thanks to rising sea levels caused by global warming.
With the legislative and executive branches of government firmly committed to pretending climate change doesn’t exist, will the courts act to protect the environment and the citizens of America? Don’t bet on it. Here’s why.
The Alliance of World Scientists has issued what it calls a “Second Warming” about the danger to the survival of the human species if climate change is not addressed soon. Here are the thirteen steps the more than 15,000 signatories to that warning recommend.
The United States is now the only country in the world not committed to the carbon reduction goals announced in Paris at the COP21 climate change summit in 2015. But that doesn’t mean all Americans have abandoned the fight. At the COP23 climate conference in Bonn, Germany, last week, more than 100 people from the […]
Union Point, located on land that used to be the Waymouth Naval Air Station on Boston’s South Shore is a laboratory for how to build sustainable cities of the future, including using 100% renewable energy
100% Renewable Electricity Possible By 2050 Researchers Tell COP 23. Bill McKibben Says We Must Do More
Researchers told those attending the COP 23 climate summit in Bonn this week that all the world’s electrical needs could be met by renewables by 2050. Activist Bill McKibben says the world must do more — much more.
New algorithms make it possible for scientists to predict the effect of injecting sulfur dioxide into the atmosphere to cool the planet. Is that a good thing?
For too long, there has been an unwritten rule that religion is off limits as a discussion topic when it comes to global warming and climate change. The new book Drawdown examines the 100 best policies that humanity can implement to reduce the effects of climate change. The empowerment of women is in the top […]
Our #FakePresident has removed the United States for the Paris climate accords, leading some Americans to experience ecoanxiety. That’s a relatively new term that American Psychological Association used to describe the feelings of dread and helplessness the follow from “watching the slow and seemingly irrevocable impacts of climate change unfold, and worrying about the future […]
This story about the Volvo XC60 and the solar eclipse in America was first published on Gas2. On August 21, a fleet of specially equipped Volvo XC60 SUVs will capture the solar eclipse live in 360 degree virtual reality from four locations in the US along the path of totality in stunning 4K VR. Afterwards, it […]
Originally published on Gas2. A decision by the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court last year has contributed to a proposal by Deepwater Wind for a 144 megawatt wind farm called Revolution Wind to be located 12 miles south of Martha’s Vineyard. Deepwater Wind is the same company that built the first US offshore wind farm last […]
A dead zone larger than New Jersey is expected to appear in the Gulf of Mexico later this year. Similar dead zones are found in the Great Lakes and the Chesapeake Bay. A report by Mighty, a global environmental group headed by Henry Waxman, a former US Congressman, claims the dead zones are the result […]