Decarbonizing the aviation industry won’t be easy. The coronavirus pandemic complicates the situation but also presents an opportunity.
The G20 Is Investing in Fossil Fuels
Among the G20, the United States and United Kingdom have invested the most in fossil fuels since the beginning of 2020.
Committed U.S. Power Emissions Incompatible with Paris Agreement
Without a significant reduction in usage, committed emissions from coal and gas plants in the United States are already incompatible with the country’s pledges under the Paris climate agreement.
Restored Tropical Forests Recover Faster Than Those Left Alone
The costs of active restoration may be offset by aggressive carbon pricing demanded by the Paris Agreement.
Worsening Water Crisis in the Eastern Caribbean
Scientists, policy makers, and residents are concerned that ongoing water shortages and longer periods of drought may worsen as the climate changes and that the Paris Agreement has fallen short.
Radioactive Bookkeeping of Carbon Emissions
A new sampling method uses carbon-14 to single out which carbon dioxide molecules in the atmosphere derive from fossil fuels. The method could help track emissions goals for climate mitigation.
Methane’s Rising: What Can We Do to Bring It Down?
Reducing methane emissions is critical for addressing climate warming, but which are the easiest and most cost-effective ways to do this?
Senator Rips Trump on Anniversary of Plan to Leave Climate Pact
The second anniversary of the administration’s announcement of its intent to withdraw from the Paris climate accord drew disdain from Sen. Chris Murphy and several environmental leaders.
House OK’s Bill for U.S. to Stay in Paris Climate Accord
Democrats and environmental groups applaud the first major piece of climate legislation to pass the House in 10 years, but chances for passage in the Senate are slim.
Rising Methane Emissions Could Derail the Paris Agreement
A new study looks for the source of a spike in the potent greenhouse gas methane.