Browsing the "Carbon Emissions" Category

Obama Critics Call New Carbon Rules a Missed Opportunity

January 19th, 2014 | by Guest Contributor

One of the linchpins of the Obama administration’s high-stakes plan to address climate change moved one step closer to implementation this week, as the EPA officially published proposed new carbon emissions standards for power plants, drawing fire&hellip


BP Predicts Global Carbon Emissions Up 29% by 2035

January 18th, 2014 | by Guest Contributor

BP Energy released their BP Energy Outlook 2035 on Wednesday, outlining global energy demand predictions for the coming decades, as well as showing that global carbon dioxide emissions are expected to grow by 29% by 2035. According to the report


How Clean is the Electricity in Your EV? Ask The EPA!

November 10th, 2013 | by Guest Contributor

If you’ve ever wondered about the composition of the electricity delivered to your home (most of us have no clue), there’s one quick and easy way to find out. The EPA’s ‘Power Profiler’ tool has apparently been around for at least 2 years,&hellip


Cleantechnica Takes on the Myth that Electric Cars Aren't That Green

June 22nd, 2013 | by Jo Borrás

One of the most common myths associated with electric cars is that they’re no more “green” than gas cars, once “all the variables are considered”. The first problem with that type of thinking is that most studies fail to determine what, exactly, all the variables are. The second problem is that, even once you find a great majority of the variables, you can still flub the basic math


China Tells Polluters: Clean Up Your Act, or Face THE DEATH PENALTY!

June 22nd, 2013 | by Jo Borrás

AWESOMESAUCE!! The Chinese government just issued a new judicial interpretation that will allow courts to issue harsher punishments for environmental crimes, and reports coming out of Chinese news agencies is that THE DEATH PENALTY could be handed down for the most serious offenses against the environment



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