The head of the International Energy Agency (IEA) has warned energy sector carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions will rise in 2018 after hitting record levels the year before, dimming prospects for meeting the United Nations sponsored Paris Agreement climate goals.
A new report from the Carbon Tracker think tank predicts that oil and gas firms’ assets at risk from massive growth in wind and solar.
As governments, companies, and individuals the world over are increasingly seeking to address their contributions to global warming, the use of voluntary carbon markets is starting to accelerate after several years of slow growth.
There are some problems clean energy from wind and sun cannot solve. Two new studies provide a roadmap of the challenges ahead.
China’s carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions fell from 2014 to 2016 and might already have peaked, according to a study published today, with structural economic changes allowing Beijing to meet targets earlier than expected.
New fuel from CO2, the source of all fossil fuels, can help to slow climate change. And maybe the carbon dioxide would not need burying for so long.
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