Climate change inaction betrays the next generation, scientists warn
Most of the Earth's remaining fossil fuels must be left in the ground to avoid disastrous consequences for today's young people and for future generations, according to research published today.
Continuing with pledge pathways to 2030 could push climate goals out of reach
Current pledges for greenhouse gas emission reductions are inadequate and will further increase the challenge to reach internationally agreed climate targets, according to new research from a global consortium of 13 international ...
New research shows record high for global carbon emissions
Global carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions are set to rise again in 2012, reaching a record high of 35.6 billion tonnes - according to new figures from the Global Carbon Project, co-led by researchers from the ...
Efforts to mitigate climate change must target energy efficiency
Much more must be done to develop energy efficient cars, buildings and domestic appliances to address climate change – according to new research from the Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research at the University of East ...
Pilot plant to trial new carbon capture technology that converts CO2 into bricks
A new method for permanently and safely storing carbon emissions generated from fossil fuels and other industrial processes will be trialled in a mineral carbonation research pilot plant to be built at the ...
Model used by US government underestimates costs of carbon pollution, climate change
The U.S. federal government is significantly underestimating the costs of carbon pollution because it is using a faulty analytical model, according to a new study published in the Journal of Environmental Studies and Sciences.
More efficient and economical capture of power plant carbon dioxide emissions
A consortium led by VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland has developed a new technology that captures the carbon dioxide emissions of power plants more economically and ecologically. The International Energy Agency IEA ...
Norway boasts world's largest carbon dioxide capture lab
Norway on Monday inaugurated what it called the world's largest laboratory for capturing carbon dioxide, a leading strategy for fighting global warming.
Call for tough new targets on European Union energy reduction
Energy efficiency experts at the University of East Anglia (UEA) are calling for ambitious new targets to reduce energy demand across the European Union.
Major rethink needed if chemical industry is to meet greenhouse gas targets
The UK chemical industry requires "an urgent and radical rethink" into how it produces chemicals if it is to play its part in meeting Government's stringent greenhouse gas emission reduction targets of 80% plus by 2050.
Maryland climate plan passes key tests in UMD studies
Maryland's plan to cut greenhouse gas emissions 25 percent by 2020 meets a series of benchmark tests set by state lawmakers, concludes a new pair of studies by the University of Maryland Center for Integrative ...
Stock values rise when companies disclose 'green' information, study finds
(PhysOrg.com) -- A UC Davis study finds that it pays to be green, as companies that are open about their greenhouse gas emissions and carbon reduction strategies see stock values rise.
'Japan plans $16 bn aid package for greenhouse-gas cuts'
Japan's public and private sectors will supply an aid package worth $16 billion over three years to help developing nations cut greenhouse-gas emissions, a report said Tuesday, as climate talks get underway ...
Airliners could save fuel by taking a hint from birds flying in formation
(PhysOrg.com) -- From Leonardo da Vinci to the Greek tragedy of Icarus, birds have emboldened scientific minds to master flight. Now, Stanford researchers can be added to the list of ornithologically inspired ...