Getting the Carbon Out of Hydrocarbon Fuels

  • Published: Dec 22nd, 2010

Study shows how coal-to-liquid fuel technologies, if done right, could help reduce America's greenhouse gas emissions and dependency on foreign oil.

Geoengineering Methods

Geoengineering Methods

  • Published: Nov 5th, 2010

From snatching carbon dioxide (CO2) out of the air like trees do, to launching giant mirrors into space, scientists are researching a wide variety of technologies to artificially slow global warming.

How Do We Know: Ocean Acidification

How Do We Know: Ocean Acidification

  • Published: Oct 12th, 2010

The atmosphere isn't the only place carbon dioxide caused by human activity goes.

Roots: The Hidden Half of Vegetation-Climate Interactions

Roots: The Hidden Half of Vegetation-Climate Interactions

  • Published: Sep 28th, 2010

By looking below ground, to the roots of plants, we can learn to anticipate fluctuations of seasonal carbon dioxide shifts.

Taking the Carbon Out of Coal

Taking the Carbon Out of Coal

  • Published: Dec 26th, 2009

Carbon capture and sequestration or CCS is a technology that can remove carbon dioxide emitted by a power plant and store it underground. Climate Central visits the site of a proposed coal plant in Linden, NJ to find out how it is done.

Georgia: Coal and Carbon

Georgia: Coal and Carbon

  • Published: May 19th, 2009

Coal generates carbon dioxide when combusted, which is causing the world to warm. In Georgia, a state that gets over 60 percent of its electricity from coal, some coastal residents are connecting the dots between coal and changes in the local ecology and economy attributed to global warming.