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Record Warmth Helps Shrink U.S. Carbon Emissions

Record Warmth Helps Shrink U.S. Carbon Emissions

  • Published: Oct 12th, 2016

Energy related carbon dioxide emissions hit their lowest point since 1991 during the first six months of 2016.

CO2, Climate Change Seen As Waste Disposal Challenge

CO2, Climate Change Seen As Waste Disposal Challenge

  • Published: Sep 13th, 2016

Some scientists are increasingly looking at global warming as a waste disposal problem.

Michigan Scientists See Urgency for Negative Emissions

Michigan Scientists See Urgency for Negative Emissions

  • Published: Aug 8th, 2016

Scientists say it is increasingly urgent to develop negative emissions technology to meet climate goals.

Negative Emissions Key to Meeting 2°C Threshold

Negative Emissions Key to Meeting 2°C Threshold

  • Published: Jul 12th, 2016

Removing carbon from the atmosphere may be necessary to keep global warming from exceeding 2°C.

‘Water Windfall’ Found in Drought-Stricken California

‘Water Windfall’ Found in Drought-Stricken California

  • Published: Jun 27th, 2016

California’s Central Valley has three times more freshwater in underground aquifers than previously thought.

Scientists Turn Carbon Dioxide Emissions to Stone

Scientists Turn Carbon Dioxide Emissions to Stone

  • Published: Jun 9th, 2016

For the first time, carbon dioxide emissions from an electric power plant have been solidified.

America’s Sickest Wetlands Are in the West, EPA Finds

America’s Sickest Wetlands Are in the West, EPA Finds

  • Published: May 31st, 2016

Three-fifths of wetlands in the West are in “poor” condition, but marsh restorations are underway.

Young Forests Can Store ‘Enormous’ Amounts of Carbon

Young Forests Can Store ‘Enormous’ Amounts of Carbon

  • Published: May 13th, 2016

Forests that regrow after being cut play an unexpectedly valuable role in sequestering carbon emissions.