Global Warming and Climate Change News

China’s green leap forward.
Tuesday August 11th 2009, 10:00 AM

Behind the notorious clouds of filth and greenhouse gases that China’s industrial behemoth spews into the atmosphere every day, a little-noticed revolution is under way. China is going green. [News Source]

Oil sands test of Obama’s green credentials.
Tuesday August 11th 2009, 10:00 AM

The Obama administration faces a test of its environmental credentials in deciding whether to approve a pipeline carrying greenhouse gas-intensive oil sands fuel from Canada into the US. [News Source]

In cold Northeast, officials consider limiting furnace emissions.
Tuesday August 11th 2009, 10:00 AM

Eleven Eastern governors are expected to approve a blueprint for slashing carbon dioxide emissions from cars -- and perhaps home furnaces -- before January, according to state officials. [News Source]

Coal’s future wagered on carbon capture.
Tuesday August 11th 2009, 10:00 AM

A bulky new device is being attached to a 30-year-old coal plant in W.Va--to capture CO2 emissions and stash them in underground rock formations. Some say this effort slows climate change and makes coal "clean," but critics say it's an expensive pipe dream. [News Source]

Almost 100 places in Brittany have toxic seaweed.
Tuesday August 11th 2009, 10:00 AM

More beaches could be shut in northwestern France due to health fears over toxic seaweed, doctors warned on Monday, after it emerged that rotting algae have spread to almost 100 sites in Brittany. [News Source]

China’s green leap forward.
Tuesday August 11th 2009, 10:00 AM

Behind the notorious clouds of filth and greenhouse gases that China’s industrial behemoth spews into the atmosphere every day, a little-noticed revolution is under way. China is going green. [News Source]

Oil sands test of Obama’s green credentials.
Tuesday August 11th 2009, 10:00 AM

The Obama administration faces a test of its environmental credentials in deciding whether to approve a pipeline carrying greenhouse gas-intensive oil sands fuel from Canada into the US. [News Source]

Homes go from ‘superefficient’ to zero carbon emissions in Europe.
Tuesday August 11th 2009, 10:00 AM

With various degrees of urgency, E.U. countries are moving toward requiring new homes to only use clean energy and have zero net carbon emissions, despite some real estate developers' complaints that such homes cost more to build and will be harder to sell. [News Source]

In cold Northeast, officials consider limiting furnace emissions.
Tuesday August 11th 2009, 10:00 AM

Eleven Eastern governors are expected to approve a blueprint for slashing carbon dioxide emissions from cars -- and perhaps home furnaces -- before January, according to state officials. [News Source]

Coal’s future wagered on carbon capture.
Tuesday August 11th 2009, 10:00 AM

A bulky new device is being attached to a 30-year-old coal plant in W.Va--to capture CO2 emissions and stash them in underground rock formations. Some say this effort slows climate change and makes coal "clean," but critics say it's an expensive pipe dream. [News Source]

Companies rethinking the supply chain.
Tuesday August 11th 2009, 10:00 AM

As shipping costs and pressure to reduce greenhouse gas emissions rise, companies are looking for ways to make their supply chains shorter and save money. [News Source]