emissions

Report: Methane Emissions 50 Percent Higher Than EPA Estimates
Along with carbon dioxide, methane is one of the most important greenhouse gases in terms of its potential to raise global temperatures. Read more...
The Toxic End Of The KXL Pipeline
A major emissions event took place April 15, 2013 in the city of Port Arthur, Texas. But, the real problem is the steady, routine release of toxic chemicals that never makes the news. Read more...
Prime Minster Stephen Harper’s hopes for the approval and construction of the Keystone XL pipeline, which will transport Alberta tar sands crude across the US to refineries and export facilities in the Gulf Coast, hit a stumbling block this summer when Obama announced he will take Canada’s growing emissions problem into account when considering the project’s fate. Read more...
"We're in new territory for human beings--it's been millions of years since there's been this much carbon in the atmosphere. The only question now is whether the relentless rise in carbon can be matched by a relentless rise in the activism necessary to stop it." Read more...
From our friends at NASA comes this amazing 13-second animation that depicts how temperatures around the globe have warmed since 1950. Read more...