Tag: greenhouse gas

Trudeau Says More Needed Faster on Electric Vehicles to Help Cut Greenhouse Gases

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau touted the benefits of the latest federal budget on Monday, highlighting spending on infrastructure for electric vehicles during a visit to Victoria. “We need to do even more, even faster,” Trudeau said during an appearance on radio station CFAX. Last week’s federal budget placed an emphasis on transitioning to the green…


Top Oil and Gas Executives at World Petroleum Congress Discuss State of Industry and Climate

HOUSTON—Oil and gas will remain the dominant fuel source for decades to come, the industry’s top executives said on Wednesday, making their case not to be under valued as governments seek to reduce carbon emissions to address climate worries. Executives at this week’s World Petroleum Congress in Houston offered a defense of the industry’s efforts…


Sustainability Startup Ecotone Renewables Wants to Eliminate Food Waste, or at Least Make It Useful

By Lauren Rosenblatt From Pittsburgh Post-Gazette PITTSBURGH—Ecotone Renewables, a startup by students and graduates of Carnegie Mellon University and the University of Pittsburgh, wants to change the way the world thinks about food waste—and it wants to use a seahorse to do so. It’s not talking about the underwater critter but it is paying homage…


Handful of Cities Driving Urban Greenhouse Gas Emissions: Study

Just 25 big cities—almost all of them in China—accounted for more than half of the climate-warming gases pumped out by a sample of 167 urban hubs around the world, an analysis of emissions trends showed on Monday. In per capita terms, however, emissions from cities in the richest parts of the world are still generally…


China Emits More Greenhouse Gas Than Developed Countries Combined: Report

China emitted more greenhouse gases (GHG) than the United States and all other developed countries combined in 2019, according to a report published on May 6 by New York-based research firm Rhodium Group. The report found that China alone was responsible for over 27 percent of total global emissions, with the United States being a…


White House Revokes Trump-Era Guidance on Greenhouse Gas Impacts

The White House on Thursday revoked Trump administration guidance that sought to limit the use of “remote or speculative” environmental consequences of greenhouse gas effects on major projects like highways and pipelines. The White House Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) rescinded the Trump administration’s 2019 draft National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) guidance, which called on federal…


Biden Wants to Kill 80 Percent of America’s Energy

Commentary When giving speeches and talking to audiences, I’ve often been struck by how few Americans, even those who are highly educated, have any idea where the energy they use in their home or business comes from. I’ve asked college students where the electric power is generated, and they shrug and then point to the…