At Bonn Climate Talks, Stakes Get Higher in Gamble on Planet’s Future

November 18, 2017 | Carbon Emissions
This year's United Nations climate talks have wrapped up, and there were few signs that countries are inclined to take urgent action. ...read more
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At Bonn Climate Talks, Stakes Get Higher in Gamble on Planet's Future

November 18, 2017 | Carbon Emissions
To stay below 2 degrees Celsius of warming, global emissions would likely ... Technology that barely exists today to suck carbon dioxide out of the ... ...read more
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COP23: UN summit shows how Donald Trump is doing more damage to world's climate than we ...

November 18, 2017 | Carbon Emissions
But time for robust action is pressing with early estimates from the Global Carbon Project showing global carbon emissions expected to rise 2 per cent ... ...read more
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200 nations plan 2018 talks to keep Paris Agreement momentum

November 18, 2017 | Carbon Emissions
Diplomats from 200 nations agreed Saturday to launch a process to meet in 2018 and review greenhouse gas emission standards as part of a ... ...read more
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Climate change increases plants' release of carbon dioxide into atmosphere: study

November 18, 2017 | Carbon Emissions
CANBERRA, Nov. 18 (Xinhua) -- A new study has found that plants release more carbon dioxide into the atmosphere through respiration as global warming exacerbates, The Australian National University (ANU) said in a report on Saturday. Professor Owen Atkin from ANU said the study revealed that ... ...read more
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Researchers develop catalyst to recycle carbon dioxide and methane, the two main causes of ...

November 18, 2017 | Carbon Emissions
Researchers have developed a new and cost-effective catalyst to recycle two of the main causes behind climate change — carbon dioxide (CO2) and methane (CH4). "The goal we're all chasing as climate scientists is a way of reversing the impacts of harmful gases on our atmosphere — this technology ... ...read more
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Mitigation, a priority for Philippines in climate talks | SunStar

November 18, 2017 | Carbon Emissions
While issues such as loss and damage and climate justice have been at the forefront given recent worldwide events, reducing greenhouse gas emissions remains the most critical issue to be tackled. On the issue of mitigation, the Philippines stands with other developing nations to receive enhanced ... ...read more
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Exclusive: 'Shift in mentality' needed in UAE to reduce carbon emissions, says Minister

November 18, 2017 | Carbon Emissions
A shift in mentality is needed from both the public and private sector to reduce the UAE's carbon emissions, the Minister of Climate Change and Environment said this week. As the global UN climate change conference, Cop23, concludes in Bonn, Dr Thani Al Zeyoudi said the UAE government needs the ... ...read more
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Bonn climate talks end with progress despite US stance

November 18, 2017 | Carbon Emissions
Experts say worldwide average temperatures have already risen 1 degree Celsius since pre-industrial times, largely due to carbon emissions from the United States and Europe over the past century. "The conference gets a grade of 'meets expectations,'" said Andrew Deutz of The Nature Conservancy, ... ...read more
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Plants emit 30% more carbon than thought: study

November 18, 2017 | Carbon Emissions
“Plants both capture carbon dioxide and then release it by respiration. Changes to either of these processes in response to climate change have profound implications for how much ecosystems soak up carbon dioxide emissions from burning fossil fuels,” said Chris Huntingford, lead author of the study. ...read more
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