Climate Change

First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 59 mins ago - 4 reports

Coal ash bill would require changes that are already happening

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- On Wednesday, North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory unveiled a bill he wants the legislature to pass-- one that would deal with the issue of coal ash. “[It’s] an innovative plan and an aggressive plan to deal with this very important ... [Published WCNC - 6 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 3 reports

Evidence that Greenland Ice Sheet persisted for nearly 3 million years through periods of global warming

A team of international scientists has found organic soil frozen to the bottom of the Greenland Ice Sheet for 2.7 million years. The discovery provides strong evidence that the ice sheet has persisted for much longer than previously thought, enduring ... [Published MyScience - 1 hour ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 3 reports

George Brandis: sidelining climate change deniers is ‘deplorable’ | World news

George Brandis says it is “deplorable” deniers are being excluded from the climate change debate and people who say the science is settled are ignorant and medieval.The attorney general called the leader of the opposition in the Senate, Penny Wong, the ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 1 hour ago]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated 7 hours ago - 5 reports

Column: I’m just sayin’: There’s a methane to this madness

Why the dairy industry? Because some of the methane emissions (about 9 percent) come from cow flatulence and belching. Yes, that’s right. Because cows fart and belch, the EPA believes this should be a target for reaching goals of reducing methane gas ... [Published Perham Focus - 8 hours ago]
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 6 reports

SM Energy Announces Plans to Collect and Disclose Emissions Data, Resulting in Withdrawal of Stockholder Climate Change Proposal

DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SM Energy Company (NYSE: SM) announces that, as the result of its conversations with Mercy Investments, Mercy has elected to withdraw its stockholder resolution concerning a Climate Change Mitigation Plan proposed to be submitted ... [Published CNBC - 10 hours ago]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated 11 hours ago - 5 reports

Old-school coal is making a comeback

WASHINGTON - Coal, the former king of American energy, is making a comeback after being left for dead in favor of cleaner-burning natural gas.For years coal has been losing market share as the ... ... [Published Big News Network - 11 hours ago]
Entities: Coal, Natural Gas
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated 12 hours ago - 13 reports

High Methane Emissions in PA Reinforce Need for Strong Regulation

Nearly every month, for the past six months, a new scientific study has been released that provides new insights in to where methane , a highly potent, climate-destabilizing greenhouse gas, could be reduced across the entire natural gas system – the next ... [Published Environmental Defense - 12 hours ago]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated 14 hours ago - 6 reports

Solar energy after the sun has set? Scientists use nanotubes to solve the storage conundrum

Innovative 'photoswitches' tuck away solar energy in molecules that can be endlessly re-used, no matter the time of day.0Facebook 0Twitter 0Pinterest 0Google+0Photo: LeviQ/ShutterstockScientists at MIT and Harvard University have revealed a novel way ... [Published Mother Nature Network - 14 hours ago]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated 16 hours ago - 9 reports

What took so long?

FOREST CITY —Over two months after a spill along the Dan River affected nearly 70 miles of the water supply, North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory has a plan.He announced his plan Thursday which includes closing or converting all 33 coal ash pits in the state ... [Published Forest City Daily Courier - 16 hours ago]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated 18 hours ago - 10 reports

Ottawa responds to former U.S. president over anti-Keystone XL position

Prime Minister Stephen Harper's office responded to Jimmy Carter with a warning: Remember 1979TopicsIndustriesWASHINGTON—The Keystone XL pipeline issue has created a tiff between a former American president and the Canadian government.The Prime Minister’s ... [Published Canadian Plant - 18 hours ago]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated 19 hours ago - 25 reports

New global warming report may be the most dire

Of all the reports that the U.N.-chartered Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has released over the last several months, this week’s might be the most distressing. The ... ... [Published Big News Network - 19 hours ago]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 16 reports

US carbon emissions down 10% since 2005, says EPA

Data submitted to UN reveals US is over halfway to meeting its 2020 climate change targetUS and Japanese investments in solar saw a 10% rise in clean energy investments in Q1 of 2014 (Pic: Gemasolar)By Ed KingUS greenhouse gas emissions dropped 10% from ... [Published Responding to Climate Change - Apr 16 2014]

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He said that "It seems it fits a niche that there's really not a good alternative to right now."
...That's why, he notes, tackling climate change will require "directly address[ing] the multi-decade carbon emissions from China's coal fleet as it exists today and as it will exist in 2020 and 2030."
...the costs of building expensive new power plants, which are paid for through charges on utility bills," said ACEEE senior fellow Martin Kushler. "Because saving energy through efficiency improvements is much cheaper than building a new power plant, energy efficiency programs end up resulting in lower utility bills for customers."
Co-author of "Preservation of a Preglacial Landscape Under the Centre of the Greenland Ice Sheet" is Dr Dylan Rood, of the University of Glasgow and the Scottish Universities Environmental Re Centre (SUERC)...

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