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January 25, 2019 Worrying’ rise in global CO2 forecast for 2019Source: The Guardian
The level of climate-warming carbon dioxide (CO2) in the atmosphere is forecast to rise by a near-record amount in 2019, according to the Met Office.
January 9, 2019 U.S. Carbon Emissions Surged in 2018 Even as Coal Plants ClosedSource: NY Times
WASHINGTON — America’s carbon dioxide emissions rose by 3.4 percent in 2018, the biggest increase in eight years, according to a preliminary estimate published Tuesday.
January 4, 2019 10 Charts That Tell the Story of Energy in 2018Source: Forbes
From the impacts of climate change and the human costs of air pollution to the effects of fuel economy regulations, some of the most crucial topics in energy this year can best be illustrated through data presented in...
January 4, 2019 Electric Vehicle Sales Up 130% In 2018, 210% In Q4 2018 — US Electric Car Sales ReportSource: Clean Technica
The big electric vehicles sales stories these days are generally about the Tesla Model 3 walloping the competition. Nonetheless, we like to go back to our roots and explore overall electric vehicle growth at least once a quarter....
December 5, 2018 U.S. coal consumption drops to lowest level in nearly 40 yearsSource: NBC News
WASHINGTON — A federal report says Americans are using less coal this year than at any time since Jimmy Carter's presidency. That's despite the Trump administration's efforts to revive the country's coal industry.
October 25, 2018 Air pollution is to blame for 'up to 33million asthma-related A&E visits' around the world as fumes from cars and factories worsen the common lung conditionSource: Daily Mail
Pollutants such as ozone and fine particulate matter entering people's lungs are causing breathing difficulties and sending asthmatics to hospital, researchers say.
September 20, 2018 31 Percent Of U.S. Households Have Trouble Paying Energy BillsSource: NPR
Nearly a third of households in the United States have struggled to pay their energy bills, the Energy Information Administration said in a report released Wednesday. The differences were minor in terms of geography, but...
September 12, 2018 More than half PA gas wells used ‘secret’ chemicals for fracking or drilling, report saysSource: State Impact
Energy companies in Pennsylvania declined to identify potentially harmful chemicals used for drilling and fracking for natural gas in more than half the wells developed between 2013 and 2017, according to a report released on...
More than 95% of the world's population is breathing unhealthy air and the poorest nations are the hardest hit, a new report has found.
The study, “Factoring in the Forgotten Role of Renewables in CO2 Emission Trends Using Decomposition Analysis,” comes on the heels of the release of a Bloomberg New Energy Finance report, which found that in 2017...
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