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Carbon Trade or Carbon Con?

DAILY CLIMATE - In the carbon market, a good deal for the environment needs to also be a good deal for the bottom line. Vouching for environmental credibility isn't easy: Who verifies the verifiers? … Read More

Selling the Blue Sky

DAILY CLIMATE - The market for greenhouse gas emissions is essentially a bazaar selling various types of pollution, dependent entirely on government regulations. But does it actually reduce emissions? … Read More

Making a Market for Pollution

DAILY CLIMATE - What does it take to trade in a commodity that cannot be seen or touched - and isn't even a commodity in the U.S.? … Read More

Clouds & Climate: A Key Mystery for Researchers

YALE E360 - As climate scientists wrestle with the complexities of how the planet will react to rising greenhouse-gas levels, no variable is more difficult to decipher than the impact of clouds. New satellite data and other technologies may provide clues to help solve the puzzle.… Read More

In New Orleans: Recovering From a Post-Katrina ‘Brain Drain’

CLIMATE CENTRAL - After Hurricane Katrina in 2005, New Orleans lost many experts who could have helped the city recover from the storm. Five years later, has the "brain drain" been plugged?… Read More

January - July 2010 Hottest on Record, Report Says

CLIMATE CENTRAL - After the second warmest July on record, 2010 is shaping up to be one of the hottest years on the books.… Read More

Americans’ Sense of Energy Savings? Small Change.

DAILY CLIMATE - Survey finds Americans' perception of energy consumption favor what's easiest to do, rather than what's most effective at curbing their carbon footprints… Read More

Reducing Soot Could Help Cool the Arctic, New Study Says

CLIMATE CENTRAL - New research shows that cutting man-made soot emissions may help stem Arctic climate change.… Read More