News tagged with carbon dioxide

Global warming's biggest offenders

When it comes to global warming, there are seven big contributors: the United States, China, Russia, Brazil, India, Germany and the United Kingdom. A new study published in Environmental Research Letters reveal ...

Jan 15, 2014 4.3 / 5 (12) 1

US carbon pollution up two percent in 2013

A new government report says energy-related carbon dioxide pollution increased slightly last year after declining for several years in a row. The 2 percent increase was largely due to a small increase in ...

Jan 13, 2014 2.4 / 5 (7) 4

US power plant emissions down, study finds

Power plants that use natural gas and a new technology to squeeze more energy from the fuel release far less of the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide than coal-fired power plants do, according to a new analysis ...

Jan 09, 2014 4.4 / 5 (7) 9 | with audio podcast