Stories tagged: carbon dioxide
UPDATED: Tue., June 20, 2017, 8:15 a.m.
Energy chief: Carbon dioxide not prime driver of warming
Energy Secretary Rick Perry said Monday he does not believe carbon dioxide is a primary contributor to global warming, a statement at odds with mainstream scientific consensus but in line …
Thu., March 9, 2017, 1:02 p.m.
EPA chief: Carbon dioxide not primary cause of warming
The new chief of the Environmental Protection Agency said Thursday he does not believe that carbon dioxide is a primary contributor to global warming, a statement at odds with mainstream …
Tue., Feb. 21, 2017
Robert Samuelson: Carbon tax is a limited solution
Let’s not pretend that a carbon tax is a panacea for either climate change or too much debt.
Mon., Sept. 5, 2016, 5:57 p.m.
Future climate change field test doesn’t make Earth greener
In the course of a 17-year experiment on more than 1 million plants, scientists put future global warming to a real world test – growing California flowers and grasslands with …
Thu., May 19, 2016, 5:02 p.m.
Carbon dioxide levels jump by record amount due to El Nino
Measurements show the amount of heat-trapping carbon dioxide in the air jumped by the biggest amount on record last month, a rise amplified by El Nino, scientists say.
Thu., May 12, 2016, 3:22 p.m.
U.S. proposal would cut methane emissions sharply
The Obama administration issued a final rule Thursday to sharply cut methane emissions from U.S. oil and gas production, a key part of a push by President Barack Obama to …
Tue., Oct. 15, 2013, 10:18 a.m.
High court will review EPA global warming rules
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court agreed Tuesday to decide whether to block key aspects of the Obama administration’s plan aimed at cutting power plant and factory emissions of gases blamed …
Thu., March 14, 2013
WA Senate passes bill creating emissions task force
OLYMPIA – A new task force that would try to determine how well the state is doing at reducing greenhouse gas emissions passed the Senate with strong support Wednesday, even …
Fri., April 17, 2009, 9:18 a.m.
EPA moves toward regulating carbon dioxide
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Environmental Protection Agency has concluded that carbon dioxide and five other greenhouse gases are a danger to public health and welfare, taking the first step to …
Tue., Jan. 27, 2009
Carbon dioxide effects could last 1,000 years
Even if by some miracle of environmental activism global carbon dioxide levels reverted to pre-industrial levels, it still would take 1,000 years or longer for the climate changes already triggered …