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A (Somewhat) Curmudgeonly Take on Geoengineering

Michael Lemonick's take on the recent buzz about geoengineering.

Managers Face the ‘Coastal Squeeze’

CLIMATE CENTRAL - Coastal and marine resource managers learn about climate change adaptation.

Energy Secretary Steven Chu Looks Ahead

Nicole Heller provides an elevator-summary of Steven Chu’s buzz-worthy talk at Stanford University.

Fuel from Tobacco?

CLIMATE CENTRAL - Scientists think tobacco may provide a missing link for biofuels.

Ethanol’s Contrasting Carbon Footprints

DAILY CLIMATE - Feds conclude corn-based biofuels help reduce emissions, in contrast to California regulators, who said they don't. Who's righ…

Carbon Capture and Sequestration off the NJ Coast

A demonstration of the process of carbon capture and sequestration for the proposed PurGen plant in Linden, NJ.

Proposed Carbon Capture and Sequestration in Linden, NJ

The CCS project proposed for Linden, NJ will use a process called gasification to convert coal into hydrogen.

Taking the Carbon Out of Coal

Carbon capture and sequestration or CCS is a technology that can remove carbon dioxide emitted by a power plant and store it underground. Clim…

US Delegation’s Carbon Figures Check Out, But Mask Divides

Climate Central fact checks special envoy's press conference statements.

A Carbon-Reducing Bicycle Wheel?

The “Copenhagen Wheel” debuts today as a way to encourage bike commuting and thus reduce overall emissions. Whether or…

Negotiators Zero in on Forest Deal

Andrew Freedman reports on progress towards a deal to keep forest carbon in forests and out of the atmosphere.

Stopping Climate Change: What We Can Learn From Refrigerators

Philip Duffy reflects on a presentation by Steve Chu, the Nobel-prize winning physicist who now leads the U.S. Department of Energy

Seeing REDD in Copenhagen

Nicole Heller accompanies delegates as they search for funds to save Nigerian forests—and keep their carbon out of the atmosphere.…

Climate Central Shoot in Linden, NJ: Part 2 of 2

We met again the next day, and headed back to the field. Unlike Day One, Day Two was beautiful and sunny. Almost too sunny! We had to worry a…

Climate Central Shoot in Linden, NJ: Part 1 of 2

Day One of our Climate Central shoot in Linden, NJ, for our latest segment to air on PBS’s The News Hour with Jim Lehrer in December.…

CO2 Injection

CO2 captured from coal-fired electric power plants may be injected for storage into porous layers of rock and sand deep underground.

CO2 Capture

In coal-burning power plants, CO2 can be captured for transport to storage sites.

CO2 Capture and Sequestration

CO2 may be separated from other gases at coal-fired electric power plants and transported by pipeline to suitable storage sites.


Highest Levels in 800,000 Years This is the first time in at least 800,000 years, and possibly as long as 2 million, that levels have been this high.

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