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Map Shows Energy Installations In Extreme Weather’s Path

Map Shows Energy Installations In Extreme Weather’s Path

The U.S. Energy Information Administration has an online interactive map that will show all the major energy infrastructure for any given address in the U.S., allowing anyone to look closely at what power plants, refineries, oil wells, power lines and other installations might exist in a place that is vulnerable to extreme weather.… Read More

Clean Power Plan Follows Uneven CO2 Emissions Trend

Clean Power Plan Follows Uneven CO2 Emissions Trend

Though they have been trending downward nationwide, CO2 emissions from across the energy and electric power sectors have been intermittently rising and falling since 2005, the benchmark year for CO2 emissions cuts from fossil fuel-fired power plants under the EPA’s proposed Clean Power Plan, which was announced last week.… Read More

Interactive Map Shows Details of EPA CO2 Emissions Plan

Interactive Map Shows Details of EPA CO2 Emissions Plan

The new Clean Power Plan the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency unveiled this week will affect about 1,000 fossil fuel-fired power plants across the U.S., and now the EPA has a new map that shows exactly where those power plants are and which states could be affected the most by the proposed new rule. … Read More

EPA Aims To Slash Power Plant CO2 by 30 Percent

EPA Aims To Slash Power Plant CO2 by 30 Percent

Nearly every state in the U.S. now has a greenhouse gas emissions reduction goal to meet as a way to curb climate change under the Obama administrations’ new Clean Power Plan announced Monday: Slash the country’s overall carbon pollution from the electric power sector by 30 percent below 2005 levels by 2030.… Read More

6 Degrees: Kinky Rails, Rains, CO2 Emissions & More

6 Degrees: Kinky Rails, Rains, CO2 Emissions & More

Sun kinks warp railroads, CO2 emissions enter space age, rains and floods all top climate news this week. … Read More

The Navajo Nation’s Shifting Sands of Climate Change

The Navajo Nation’s Shifting Sands of Climate Change

Few places are more exposed to the threats of climate change and drought than the Navajo Nation, the largest Native American tribe in the U.S. Here, livelihoods and traditions of the nearly 300,000 Navajo people are more tied to the land than most other Southwesterners.… Read More

IEA Graphic Shows How to Radically Reduce CO2

IEA Graphic Shows How to Radically Reduce CO2

The IEA has created a fascinating interactive graphic to help people visualize how radically carbon dioxide emissions might need to be reduced by 2050 to prevent certain degrees of global warming… Read More

6 Degrees: Submerged Cities, Melt Ponds, Methane & More

6 Degrees: Submerged Cities, Melt Ponds, Methane & More

See it all here, from photos of cities under future seas to catastrophic warnings of methane impacts.… Read More