Carbon dioxide levels are 50 percent higher than when the industrial age began and are increasing faster than ever, the NOAA reported. A Cornell University climate scientist said the 50 percent increase is "setting a new benchmark and not in a good way."
A number of demonstrators had joined together by holding hands and incasing their limbs inside PVC pipes so that their hands were obscured from view while they staged a sit-in on the street. It appears police used a saw to cut open the pipe in order to separate the protesters from one another.
Although operations resumed Thursday, most gas stations in Virginia, Georgia and the Carolinas remained out of action.
Critics of the digital currency say the energy-intensive process used to "mine" coins is bad for the environment.
A cyberextortion attempt on the Colonial Pipeline, a major U.S. transport for gasoline and other fuel, sent gasoline costs soaring on Monday after a ransomware attack brought pipeline operations to a halt.
Across the nation, coal, oil and natural gas are all used far more cleanly than in past decades, allowing our air to grow cleaner without draconian overreach from climate activists.
Amid all this international climate diplomacy, my plea to the new administration is to adopt an equally intensive "domestic diplomacy" at home.
Environmentalists say exploratory drilling could release harmful chemicals into the surrounding wetlands and rivers.
Widespread power outages left 4 million Texas residents without power or heat during freezing temperatures.
More than 4 million Texas residents were left without power in a state largely dependent on oil and gas.
Upwards of 4 million Texas residents remained without power late Tuesday afternoon after uncharacteristically cold temperatures plunged the state into power outages.
Though no mode of oil transport is perfect, pipelines have proven to be the safest and most environmentally friendly way to carry oil.
Biden has faced strong criticism from Republicans for an executive order pausing oil and gas extraction on federal land.
The Biden administration says tackling climate change will create U.S. jobs, but the Colorado congresswoman has accused the president of appeasing environmental extremists.
The inaugural festivities will likely be fueled by millions from corporations and special interest groups, as well as individual contributions from wealthy supporters.
Trump scoffed at the idea he could lose the Lone Star State: "The governor calls me from Texas and he says, 'sir, that's not true, you are up a lot," Trump said of Greg Abbott at a rally Monday in Pennsylvania.
Texas Republicans quickly zeroed in on Biden's comments as Democrats sought to mitigate potential political damage.
President Donald Trump alleged on Friday that Joe Biden's transition towards renewable energy would mean "America's seniors have no air conditioning during the summer."
However, Pew research also shows most Americans think the government is doing too little to address its impacts.
It's hard to know where to begin with Moore's attack on green energy. For starters, why does the fact someone stands to profit from renewables make it a bad thing?
The transition away from coal for electricity generation in the U.S. accelerated in 2020 due to lower gas prices, warmer weather and the economic conditions resulting from COVID-19, analysis found.
In North America, air pollution wipes 1.4 years off people's lives on average, which could mostly be avoided if we stopped burning fossil fuels.
The actress and wife of the U.S. treasury secretary posted an Instagram supporting the teenage climate activist.
A method of extracting methane recently described in Scientific Reports could turn permafrost hydrate reservoirs into carbon sinks.
The leak emitted more of the gas in 20 days than the oil and gas industries of some European nations do in a year.
Pollution in New Delhi peaked this month, reaching levels not seen in three years. In some parts of the city, the Air Quality Index approached 1,000—more than three times what is considered hazardous.
The proposed changes to the coal combustion residual rule won't survive the courts, says Betsy Southerland, who wrote the rule in 2015. But it will delay protections for vulnerable communities.
"The evidence is piling up that just as big tobacco misled the public and policymakers about the danger of smoking, big oil waged a decades-long deception campaign and covered up the origins of today's climate crisis."