Construction begins on largest carbon capture project for an existing coal plant to date
Studying wetlands as a producer of greenhouse gases
(Phys.org) —Wetlands are well known for their beneficial role in the environment. But UConn Honors student Emily McInerney '15 (CAHNR) is studying a less widely known role of wetlands – as a major producer ...
Ten reasons why policy makers should take direct air capture seriously
Despite the fact that the impacts of manmade climate change are already being felt and that failure to mitigate these effects by lessening fossil fuel CO2 emissions could result in dire consequences, policies enacted to reduce these ...
Replacing coal and oil with natural gas will not help fight global warming
Both shale gas and conventional natural gas have a larger greenhouse gas footprint than do coal or oil, especially for the primary uses of residential and commercial heating.
Bay Area governments make big electric-vehicle buy
A group of San Francisco Bay Area cities, counties and water agencies is joining forces for what is being billed as one of the largest single government purchases of all-electric vehicles in the country.
Marine bacteria unfazed by rising ocean acidification
Bacteria are more resistant to ocean acidification than previously thought, say scientists.
NASA to launch satellite to track carbon pollution
The US space agency is to launch on Tuesday a satellite that tracks atmospheric carbon dioxide, a leading greenhouse gas that contributes to global warming.
Calculating the cumulative cost of carbon dioxide emissions
Calculating the cumulative cost of carbon dioxide emissions gives new insights into the question of who is responsible for climate change.
Satellite will help predict climate changes, say Stanford researchers
The Orbiting Carbon Observatory satellite will monitor carbon dioxide concentrations in the atmosphere and help scientists understand the lifecycle of carbon on Earth.