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The huge carbon footprint of cement (and what we can do about it)

When you manufacture cement, you heat up limestone and other clay-like materials to an astounding 2,552 degrees Fahrenheit (1,400 Celsius). Creating temperatures that high requires an awful lot of energy and (usually) a large amount of fossil fuels. Not only…

Scientists Suggest Turning Methane Into Carbon Dioxide Could Reduce Global Warming – Forbes

A group of climate researchers from Stanford University have proposed that an effort to turn one of the worst greenhouse gases, methane, into carbon dioxide – not the worst greenhouse, but much more abundant – could still work out positive for the…

Which climate innovations will really limit global warming? – Horizon magazine

To help filter the most effective innovations to invest in, a global initiative has developed a new way to estimate their emissions-slashing potential. In the next year, it aims to identify 1,000 solutions with a combined potential to avoid more…

Germany’s Electric Vehicle Competition Could Accelerate Tesla’s Growth

Tesla naysayers often tout electric cars from legacy automakers as an imminent threat to the American automaker. However, “According to Berenberg Bank, this could benefit the upstart American company.”

How Warm And Cold Periods Correlate With Solar Activity, Not CO2 Levels

The climate of the Earth has been constantly changing during its entire 4.6-billion-year history. Variations in our planet’s average temperature due to natural causes have ranged over a span of 60 degrees Fahrenheit. Most of the periodic temperature increases and…

It’s Time To Debate The Left’s Hysterical Climate Claims

Various scientists, politicians, and activists have long insisted that the United States and the world must end fossil fuel use to prevent dangerous man-made global warming, climate change, and extreme weather disasters. They say “the science is settled” and the time…