News tagged with fossil fuels

Why climate change matters

We humans have tried to dominate this planet and the earth has served as the basis for the material wealth enjoyed by many in the developed world. As our population has grown dramatically over the past hundred years, the ...

dateAug 29, 2017 in Environment
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US scientists contradict Trump's climate claims

As President Donald Trump touts new oil pipelines and pledges to revive the nation's struggling coal mines, federal scientists are warning that burning fossil fuels is already driving a steep increase in the United States ...

dateAug 09, 2017 in Environment
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Using forests to manage carbon—a heated debate

The best way of managing trees and forests for climate change and accounting for contributions of forests and forestry activities in carbon budgets remains hotly contested. Forests can either take up carbon dioxide (CO₂) ...

dateJul 25, 2017 in Environment
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Video: Developing carbon management solutions

Global consumption of fossil fuels is causing atmospheric carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases to rise to levels that threaten human and environmental sustainability. These gases warm the planet and negatively impact ...

dateJul 20, 2017 in Environment
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