Transforming carbon dioxide

A team of researchers at the University of Delaware's Center for Catalytic Science and Technology (CCST) has discovered a novel two-step process to increase the efficiency of carbon dioxide (CO2) electrolysis, a chemical ...

Saving Louisiana's coast

It was Day Nine after Katrina struck in 2005 when Sarah Mack's bosses at the Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans called her back to work.

EXPLAINER: The real math behind "net zero" carbon emissions

More than 100 countries—responsible for about two-thirds of the world's heat-trapping gases—have announced plans to cut their greenhouse gas emissions to "net zero" in coming decades to help curb man-made climate change.

Canada aims to beat 2030 climate target, says Trudeau

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Friday an annual hike of his country's carbon tax by Can$15 (US$12) per tonne after 2022, and billions in new investments to try to beat its climate target.

New EU Commission faces turning climate pledges into reality

The next European Commission taking charge of the EU from November has made an ambitious, global-leading fight against climate change the centrepiece of its mandate, putting a super vice president in charge of the issue.

Paradox nation: Norway, a climate leader making money on oil

Norway wants to get rid of gasoline-fueled cars, plans to become carbon neutral by 2030 and spends billions on helping poor countries reduce their carbon footprints. Meanwhile, it's pushing ever farther into the Arctic Ocean ...

Algae could be a new green power source

As world leaders prepare to gather in France for the 2015 United Nations Conference on Climate Change next week, global warming—and how to stop it—is a hot topic.

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