A panel of the NRC is calling for federal funding of research into two controversial areas of climate science: removing carbon dioxide directly from the atmosphere and albedo modification (AM), or shading the planet from the sun by tinkering with the sky.
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Examining EPA’s Proposed Carbon Dioxide Emissions Rules From New, Modified, And Existing Power Plants
The Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works held a hearing entitled, “Oversight Hearing: Examining EPA’s proposed carbon dioxide emissions rules from new, modified, and existing power plants.”
President Obama is going all-in on his climate action plan, unveiling on Monday a multibillion-dollar push for states to start cutting emissions faster than required and millions to deal with extreme weather.
President Obama and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi made a “personal commitment” to work together toward a successful global climate change agreement in Paris later this year as part of a sweeping energy package unveiled in New Delhi yesterday on everything from boosting renewables to curbing air pollution.
The Senate’s rare votes on climate change this week could spill into presidential election campaigns next year and pressure Republican candidates to explain their beliefs about climbing temperatures—and it might help them.
The EPA is delaying the release of carbon emissions rules for all power plants and will publish them for new as well as existing plants at the same time mid-summer.
The US EPA has approved ethanol made from Algenol’s process as an advanced biofuel, meeting the Greenhouse Gas (GHG) reduction requirements under the Renewable Fuels Standard (RFS).
The University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR) held a congressional briefing this week on the impacts of El Niño on the U.S.
Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus met with senior research personnel and faculty members at the University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF) Dec. 5 to discuss the role of the U.S. Navy in the arctic.
Sea levels are rising, the land is sinking. It’s going to become a big problem for some cities on the US East Coast, so in Boston people are thinking the unthinkable – copying Venice...