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Wealthy nations are breaking their climate commitments by funding a new dash for gas in the global south, according to a study. A week before the G7 summit begins in Cornwall, the report reveals low and middle-income nations received nearly $16bn a year between 2017 and 2019 to fund projects related to gas, a fossil …

Marine scientist Deborah Brosnan remembers “feeling like a visitor at an amazing party” on her diving trips to a bay near the Caribbean island of Saint Barthelemy where she swam above coral reefs with nurse sharks, sea turtles and countless colorful fish. But on a return trip after Hurricane Irma ravaged the island in 2017, …

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – A new study on the climate reports that the moisture content in western states is lower than it’s been in 125 year, which is sparking concern for a record number of wildfires. Meteorologist Mark Jackson with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration told CBSLA’s Jeff Nguyen that a map from the US …

In its current state, carbon capture is another false promise when it comes to addressing the urgent need to decrease carbon dioxide emissions. The very industry that is a main contributor to climate change can now profit from tax breaks and government funding being directed at Carbon Capture and Sequestration (CCS) projects. A …

San Tan Brewing installs new technology in bit to cut carbon emission The Valley-based brewery is installing a technology that allows them to capture carbon dioxide from fermentation tanks that would otherwise be vented straight into the atmosphere. FOX 10’s Stephanie Olmo reports. PHOENIX – San Tan Brewing Company is on a mission to reduce …

The underbody of an ID.3. electric vehicle being worked on at a Volkswagen facility in Dresden, Germany, on January 29, 2021. Matthias Rietschel | picture alliance | Getty Images The shift to electric vehicles could affect thousands of workers in Germany over the coming years, the Munich-based Ifo Institute said Thursday. The Ifo’s study, which …

Senate Finance Committee Chair Ron Wyden (D-OR) said today climate change tax reform needs to be … [+] technology neutral. So did the Ranking Minority Member, Mike Crapo (R-ID). Getty Images Climate change tax reform shouldn’t favor particular technologies, the Democratic and Republican leaders of the Senate Finance Committee asserted today. The mantras of no …

U.S. President Joe Biden called on nations to work together on a transition to clean energy on Friday, the second and final day of a climate summit he hosted to rally world ambition to reduce global warming. “Nations that work together to invest in a cleaner economy will reap the rewards for their citizens,” the …

By Helen BriggsScience correspondent, BBC News The US has pledged to cut carbon emissions in half, compared with 2005 levels, by the end of this decade. The new target will be unveiled at a virtual summit of 40 global leaders. The announcement comes after President Joe Biden reversed predecessor Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw the …