“Can we turn carbon dioxide to stone to fight climate change?”

“As more heat-trapping carbon dioxide continues to concentrate in our atmosphere — and to wreak havoc on our climate — scientists are desperately seeking solutions. Some are looking for ways to limit the greenhouse gas we spew from… Read More

“UCLA research shows how carbon-filled oceans affect a tiny but important organism”

“They’re impossible to see with the naked eye. They’re difficult to pronounce. But coccolithophores, a single-celled plankton, have an outsized effect on oceans due to their sheer quantity — their blooms are visible from space — and because… Read More

“The Key to Saving the Planet May Be Under the Sea”

“A Cold War-era joke has an American economist asking a Soviet peer how the communist economy is progressing. “In a word: good” the Russian responds. “In two words: not good.” So it goes this century with the rapidly… Read More

“Key ‘step forward’ in cutting cost of removing CO2 from air”

“Carbon Engineering has published a peer-reviewed study showing that they can capture carbon for under $100 a tonne. This would be a major advance on the current price of around $600 per tonne. The company says their immediate… Read More

“Companies are moving faster than many governments on carbon pricing”

”ECONOMISTS have long argued that the most efficient way to curb global warming is to put a price on the greenhouse-gas emissions that cause it. A total of 41 OECD and G20 governments have announced either a carbon… Read More

“What they don’t tell you about climate change”

“TWO years ago the world pledged to keep global warming “well below” 2°C hotter than pre-industrial times. Climate scientists and campaigners purred. Politicians patted themselves on the back. Despite the Paris agreement’s ambiguities and some setbacks, including President… Read More

“An open letter on COP23 from Walmart and WWF”

“At COP23, governments are convening to discuss next steps for implementation of the Paris Agreement, which aims to achieve net-zero global greenhouse gas emissions by mid-century. To accomplish that, world leaders must establish more aggressive emissions reduction targets… Read More

“New data gives hope for meeting the Paris climate targets”

“Over the past half-century, growth in the global economy and carbon pollution have been tied together. When the global economy has been strong, we’ve consumed more energy, which has translated into burning more fossil fuels and releasing more… Read More

“A Native American tribe is helping a forest adapt to climate change”

“The Menominee project is a great example of climate change adaptation in the real world.” https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/2017/09/a-native-american-tribe-is-helping-a-forest-adapt-to-climate-change/

“Vikings Razed the Forests. Can Iceland Regrow Them?”

“The country lost most of its trees more than a thousand years ago, when Viking settlers took their axes to the forests that covered one-quarter of the countryside. Now Icelanders would like to get some of those forests… Read More