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A new report by Greenpeace, called "Shopping for Plastic: The 2021 Supermarket Plastics Ranking," explores efforts that major food retailers are making to reduce plastic usage in their stores and ranks them accordingly.
Source: The Guardian
People traveling on subway systems in major US cities are being exposed to unsafe amounts of air pollution, with commuters in New York and New Jersey subjected to the highest levels of pollution, research has found.
February 5, 2021 Renewables expected to replace coal by 2033, says Morgan StanleySource: The Hill
A new report from global wealth management company Morgan Stanley projects coal-fired power generation is likely to disappear from the U.S. power grid by 2033 and will largely be replaced by renewable energy resources.
February 3, 2021 American Cities Are Way Underreporting Their Carbon FootprintsSource: Wired
The study using Vulcan...found that, on average, officials are underreporting their greenhouse gas emissions by 18.3 percent. If you were to extrapolate that discrepancy to all the cities across the United States, the potentially...
November 9, 2020 Tackling Financed Emissions: Introducing Science-Based Targets for Financial InstitutionsSource: ISS Governance
Disclosing a clear and measurable target for emissions reductions serves to hold companies accountable to their commitments. In the current climate, the corporate world is increasingly held responsible for its impacts on the...
October 12, 2020 Scientist Maps CO2 Emissions for Entire USSource: SciTech Daily
Map features greenhouse gas emissions across the entire US landscape at high space- and time-resolution with details on economic sector, fuel, and combustion process.
September 25, 2020 Melting Antarctic ice will raise sea levels and might cause humanity to 'give up ... New York'Source: Fox News
If the goals of the 2015 Paris Climate Agreement are not met, the Antarctic ice sheet will melt, resulting in global sea levels rising to the point where humanity will have to "give up ... New York," according to a new study.
September 4, 2020 Wyoming says carbon capture can save its coal plants. The Portland utility that owns them is skeptical.Source: AP
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Wyoming’s governor is promoting a Trump administration study that says capturing carbon dioxide emitted by coal-fired power plants would be an economical way to curtail the pollution — findings questioned by a...
Source: Good News Network
Reducing carbon emissions while increasing gross domestic product is not only possible, but is already happening in almost every state in America, according to a new report.
A new study by the universities of Exeter and Cambridge in the UK and Nijmegen in the Netherlands has concluded that electric cars lead to lower carbon emissions overall, even if electricity generation still relies on fossil fuels
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