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April 21, 2021: The move is aimed at sending a global message after four years of climate denial under the previous administration. Here’s the latest from Washington.
April 15, 2021: California plans to launch two climate-tracking satellites into orbit in 2023 to search for 'super-emitters' of planet-warming pollution.
April 10, 2021: A new report from the NOAA finds that despite global shutdowns, greenhouse gas levels in 2020 surged. In fact, levels of carbon dioxide are at the highest they've been in 3.6 million years. CBS News meteorologist and climate specialist Jeff Berardelli joins CBSN to explain.
March 13, 2021: The Biden administration is expected to give even greater weight to the negative effects of greenhouse gas emissions as it works on developing new “social costs” of carbon, methane and nitrous oxide that will impact government regulations.President...
March 9, 2021: The social cost of greenhouse gasses was first used by the Bush administration and later standardized by President Barack Obama's White House.
March 8, 2021: Twelve states are suing the Biden administration for trying to establish a social
March 8, 2021: IT’S MONDAY! Welcome to Overnight Energy, The Hill's roundup of the latest energy and environment news. Please send tips and comments to Rachel Frazin at rfrazin@thehill.com . Follow her on Twitter: @RachelFrazin . Reach Zack Budryk at zbudryk@...
February 26, 2021: The Biden administration announced Friday that it will temporarily return to an Obama-era method for calculating benefits to the climate when it makes regulatory decisions. A blog post on the White House’s website says that it is replacing the...
February 26, 2021: HAPPY FRIDAY! Welcome to Overnight Energy, The Hill's roundup of the latest energy and environment news. Please send tips and comments to Rebecca Beitsch at rbeitsch@thehill.com. Follow her on Twitter: @rebeccabeitsch. Reach Rachel Frazin at rfrazin...
February 18, 2021: The White House on Thursday rescinded a Trump-era draft guidance that proposed to limit the consideration of greenhouse gas emissions in infrastructure decisions.The 2019 draft guidance sought to limit consideration of long-term greenhouse gas...
February 18, 2021: HAPPY THURSDAY! Welcome to Overnight Energy, The Hill's roundup of the latest energy and environment news. Please send tips and comments to Rebecca Beitsch at rbeitsch@thehill.com. Follow her on Twitter: @rebeccabeitsch. Reach Rachel Frazin at...
January 29, 2021: With backing from celebrities and retail deals at major chains, AppHarvest aims to make Appalachia the capital of high-tech farming—and is about to raise 60 million after its first harvest of tomatoes a week ago.
January 21, 2021: President Joe Biden took several steps to address his climate policy agenda on Wednesday.
January 18, 2021: A surge of corporate money could soon transform carbon removal from science fiction to reality. But there are risks: The very idea could offer industry an excuse to maintain dangerous habits.
January 14, 2021: TPG Growth has closed on a 00 million investment into HR software startup Greenhouse, taking a majority stake in the company following a year when it both laid off employees and reported surging revenue.
December 30, 2020: Approximately the same amounts of carbon dioxide and methane gas are released to produce a pound of organic meat and a pound of non-organic meat, according to calculations by a trio of German scientists.
December 28, 2020: The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on Monday finalized a first-ever regulation to limit airline emissions, though it said it did not expect it to actually reduce emissions. The rule adopts the 2017 emissions standards from the...
December 18, 2020: Animal feed is often transported thousands of miles so scientists are looking at new production methods.
December 9, 2020: Bill C-12 is a necessary step, yet insufficient on its own to spur meaningful action around short-term initiatives that will help Canada reach its emissions goals, writes Kyle Hiebert.
November 29, 2020: See what happened when a couple of avid gardeners erected a backyard structure to grow their own plants and trees. Plus, more ideas for passing the time at home.
November 24, 2020: In a tweet about greenhouse gases, Ivanka Trump has redefined ignorance. On Tuesday, the president's daughter, an official adviser to the president, tweeted about a huge drop in U.S. greenhouse gas emissions (9.2 percent) this year. She tagged the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in the tweet, apparently proud ...
November 23, 2020: Greenhouse gas concentrations climbed to a new record in 2019 and rose again this year despite an expected drop in emissions due to COVID-19 lockdowns, the World Meteorological Organization said on Monday, warning against complacency.
November 5, 2020: Efforts to limit global warming often focus on emissions from fossil fuels, but food is crucial, too, according to new research.
October 29, 2020: “For black people, plants are a way of life for us,” Gebreyohannes said. “We're not new to the plant game. Intuitively and innately plants have always been a way of life.”
October 12, 2020: Metaphors are a great way to bring new concepts into the conversation, and manufacturers have more than a few for their industry. Here I’ll make the case for greenhouse factories, and I’ll explain why they’re the key to navigating our era of disruption.