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.

How Do We Know It Is Not a Natural Cycle?

How Do We Know It Is Not a Natural Cycle?

  • Published: Nov 6th, 2009

When scientists look at climate variations in the past, they don't see anything like today's warming.

What We Know For Sure

What We Know For Sure

  • Published: Jun 1st, 2009

No scientist disputes that carbon dioxide is a greenhouse gas and that it is increasing in the atmosphere. And careful detective work shows that the increase has chemical fingerprints — from us.

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.

The planet ‘breathes’

  • Published: Jun 1st, 2008