#Greenhouse gas emissions

  • Article: Australia Will Plant 1 Billion Trees to Combat Climate Change
    Environment

    Australia Will Plant 1 Billion Trees to Combat Climate Change

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Madeleine Keck|Feb. 20, 2019

    The tree-planting initiative will help move Australia closer to the Paris climate agreement targets. Read more

  • Article: Greenland's Rapidly Melting Ice Threatens People Living in Poverty the Most
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    Greenland's Rapidly Melting Ice Threatens People Living in Poverty the Most

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Jan. 22, 2019

    “It has the power to destroy everything it runs through.” Read more

  • Article: Oceans Have Absorbed 60% More Heat Than Previously Thought: Report
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    Oceans Have Absorbed 60% More Heat Than Previously Thought: Report

    By Joe McCarthy|Nov. 1, 2018

    That means the world has far less time to deal with climate change. 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: Trump Administration Plans to Roll Back Rules on Methane, a Potent Greenhouse Gas
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    Trump Administration Plans to Roll Back Rules on Methane, a Potent Greenhouse Gas

    By Joe McCarthy|Sept. 11, 2018

    Methane is at least 25 times as potent as carbon dioxide. 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: There Are More Trees Today Than There Were 30 Years Ago: Study
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    There Are More Trees Today Than There Were 30 Years Ago: Study

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Aug. 13, 2018

    But that’s not necessarily a good thing. 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