#Greenhouse gas emissions

  • Article: World Leaders Must Act Now to Ensure 'Green Recovery' From COVID-19, Energy Agency Warns

    World Leaders Must Act Now to Ensure 'Green Recovery' From COVID-19, Energy Agency Warns

    By Brandon Wiggins|June 18, 2020

    COVID-19 lockdowns have caused a sharp reduction in greenhouse gas emissions. Read more

  • Article: Air Pollution Surges in China After COVID-19 Lockdown Ends

    Air Pollution Surges in China After COVID-19 Lockdown Ends

    By Joe McCarthy|May 19, 2020

    The increase could dash environmentalists' hopes for a green recovery. Read more

  • Article: 7 Ways Countries Can Restart Their Economies to Fight Climate Change

    7 Ways Countries Can Restart Their Economies to Fight Climate Change

    By Joe McCarthy|May 1, 2020

    “We have to choose a new way forward.” Read more

  • Article: US Rolls Back Major Climate Policy, Weakening Auto Emissions Standards

    US Rolls Back Major Climate Policy, Weakening Auto Emissions Standards

    By Catherine Caruso|April 2, 2020

    The rollback could increase carbon emissions by 1 billion tons. Read more

  • Article: 2019 Saw the Sharpest Drop in Carbon Emissions From Electricity in 30 Years

    2019 Saw the Sharpest Drop in Carbon Emissions From Electricity in 30 Years

    By Joe McCarthy|March 10, 2020

    The 2019 decline in carbon emissions breaks the yearslong pattern of rising emissions. Read more

  • Article: This Company Is Sucking Carbon From the Air and Making Soda With It

    This Company Is Sucking Carbon From the Air and Making Soda With It

    By Joe McCarthy|Feb. 24, 2020

    Carbon removal is increasingly seen as a vital part of any climate solution. Read more

  • Article: Coronavirus Has Caused Carbon Emissions to Plummet in China

    Coronavirus Has Caused Carbon Emissions to Plummet in China

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Feb. 21, 2020

    Industrial production and consumer demand have slowed. Read more

  • Article: Air Pollution From Fossil Fuels Kills 4.5 Million People Every Year

    Air Pollution From Fossil Fuels Kills 4.5 Million People Every Year

    By Joe McCarthy|Feb. 18, 2020

    This pollution also costs the global economy an estimated $2.9 trillion annually. Read more