#Emissions

  • Article: United Nations Chief Visits Pacific Islands to Highlight Threats of Climate Change
    Environment

    United Nations Chief Visits Pacific Islands to Highlight Threats of Climate Change

    By Madeleine Keck|May 15, 2019

    Guterres’ visit is aimed at increasing momentum ahead of the Climate Action Summit in September. Read more

  • Article: Marshall Islands Pledges to Reach Zero Greenhouse Emissions by 2050
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    Marshall Islands Pledges to Reach Zero Greenhouse Emissions by 2050

    Sept. 25, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    The announcement was charged with symbolism. Read more

  • Article: New Zealand Releases Extensive Plan to Achieve a Low Emissions Economy by 2050
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    New Zealand Releases Extensive Plan to Achieve a Low Emissions Economy by 2050

    By Madeleine Keck|Sept. 24, 2018

    A new report believes a shift to a low emissions economy would be "challenging but achievable." Read more

  • Article: Australia Will Miss Its Paris Agreement Commitment by 1 Billion Tonnes of Carbon Dioxide
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    Australia Will Miss Its Paris Agreement Commitment by 1 Billion Tonnes of Carbon Dioxide

    By Madeleine Keck|Sept. 18, 2018

    The nation has recorded record-breaking emissions levels three years in a row. Read more

  • Article: Over Half of British Drivers Want Diesel Cars Banned From Cities
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    Over Half of British Drivers Want Diesel Cars Banned From Cities

    By Imogen Calderwood|Aug. 24, 2018

    And nearly 80% want them banned from areas around schools and hospitals. Read more

  • Article: Scientists Just Found a Brilliant Way to Pull Carbon From the Atmosphere
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    Scientists Just Found a Brilliant Way to Pull Carbon From the Atmosphere

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Aug. 16, 2018

    This technology could play a key role in the fight against climate change. Read more

  • Article: The Trump Administration Just Made It Easier for Cars to Pollute the Air
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    The Trump Administration Just Made It Easier for Cars to Pollute the Air

    By Joe McCarthy|Aug. 3, 2018

    The CAFE standards were critical to US efforts to fight climate change. Read more

  • Article: Decomposing Plastic Revealed as Hidden Source of Greenhouse Gas Emissions
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    Decomposing Plastic Revealed as Hidden Source of Greenhouse Gas Emissions

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Aug. 2, 2018

    Plastic production is expected to increase dramatically over the next decade. Read more