That Tesla Battery Emissions Study Making the Rounds? It's Bunk.

June 22, 2017 | Carbon Emissions
It claims that the production of Tesla battery produces carbon emissions equivalent to driving an internal-combustion vehicle for eight years—8.2, to be ... ...read more
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Petaluma leads on climate

June 22, 2017 | Carbon Emissions
Petaluma's climate action plan, first initiated 15 years ago, includes many concrete steps that the city is taking to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. ...read more
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Sweden passes law to become carbon neutral by 2045

June 22, 2017 | Carbon Emissions
Their parliament just passed a law – 254 to 41 votes – to slash carbon emissions all the way down to zero by 2045. The move makes them the first ... ...read more
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OPED: US must lead in reducing emissions

June 22, 2017 | Carbon Emissions
Carbon dioxide levels haven't been this high for millions of years. ... Historical emissions are a commonly used proxy for determining how much ... ...read more
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Airports go green to cut emissions

June 22, 2017 | Carbon Emissions
That led to a cut in primary energy consumption by 2 percent per year from 2012 to 2015, and carbon dioxide emissions fell by 33 percent in 2014 from ... ...read more
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Energy CEOs Tell EPA Chief They Want Carbon Regulation

June 22, 2017 | Carbon Emissions
Energy CEOs Tell EPA Chief They Want Carbon Regulation ... that focused just on coal plants probably wouldn't cut carbon emissions much. ...read more
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Whence new plagues?

June 22, 2017 | Carbon Emissions
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Planets come in different species

June 22, 2017 | Carbon Emissions
THE starting-point of science is collecting: animals, plants, minerals, elements, even stars. Then, once a collection is large enough, patterns begin to emerge. Animals and plants fall into phylogenetic trees, minerals into crystal groups, elements into the periodic table, stars into the Hertzsprung-Russell diagram. Those patterns both require and suggest explanation. Thus, the theory of evolution, the science of crystallography, an understanding
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How to get rid of weeds by crossing them with GM crops

June 22, 2017 | Carbon Emissions
ShatteredINTRODUCING genes for herbicide resistance into a crop permits it to be sprayed with weedkiller that really does then kill nothing but weeds. But that works only until the weeds themselves develop resistance to the poison. One way this can happen is through crossbreeding with the crop originally protected—a risk if weed and crop are closely related.That is the case for rice, where weedy, natural varieties are a perennial problem becaus
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