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Ramping up carbon capture could be key to mitigating climate change

As the world gathers in Madrid to discuss how to reduce greenhouse gas emissions to fight climate change, a newly released study makes the case that trapping emissions underground could go a long way toward solving the problem.

Carbon Dioxide Emissions Hit a Record in 2019, Even as Coal Fades – The New York Times

WASHINGTON — Emissions of planet-warming carbon dioxide from fossil fuels hit a record high in 2019, researchers said Tuesday, putting countries farther off course from their goal of halting global warming. The new data contained glimmers of good news: Worldwide, industrial…

New study analyzes viability of sustainable fuels developed through ORNL process

(DOE/Oak Ridge National Laboratory) A technology developed at the US Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory and scaled up by Vertimass LLC to convert ethanol into fuels suitable for aviation, shipping and other heavy-duty applications can be price-competitive with conventional fuels while retaining the sustainability benefits of bio-based ethanol, according to a new analysis.

Greta’s Yacht Back To Europe Is A Planet Destroyer

Yes, dear readers, as it turns out, the 45-foot yacht Greta chose to carry her back across the Atlantic is a planet destroyer. At least, that’s how global warming alarmists will see it. Checking the product specifications provided by the…

Smoker-survivor genes may have long ancestral history of fighting toxins

Longevity genes that helped humans survive ancient airborne toxins may be the same genes that make humans resilient to pollution from fossil fuels and cigarette smoke today, according to a new study.

12 Reasons Why The Ford Mustang Mach E Will Be A Huge Hit

Before I explain all the reasons why the Ford Mustang Mach E will be successful, I want to mention that this is no “Tesla Killer.” We will have detailed articles explaining why this car won’t “kill” Tesla after the reveal, but short version is this car will take most of its market share from the 99% of vehicles that are gas or diesel powered. Other media outlets will promote the false narrative that Ford, Tesla, and all other EVs are fighting each other for the 1% of people who want EVs, and thus, if this car sells well, many of those sales come directly from Tesla

U.S. Electric Bus Demand Outpaces Production as Cities Add to Their Fleets

Cities are still working through early challenges, but they see health and climate benefits ahead.  In Chicago, two buses save the city $24,000 a year in fuel costs. In the coastal city of Gulfport, Mississippi, the state’s first fully-electric bus…

Greta Getting Flak For Taking ‘Plastic Yacht’ Back To Europe

Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg eschews jet travel based on her opposition to greenhouse-gas emissions, but her return trip to Europe isn’t entirely carbon-neutral. Twelve weeks after sailing into New York City, Greta hitched a ride back to Europe Wednesday…

5 Global Trends Shaping Our Climate Future – The New York Times

Want climate news in your inbox? Sign up here for Climate Fwd:, our email newsletter. WASHINGTON — Wind turbines, solar panels and electric vehicles are spreading far more quickly around the world than many experts had predicted. But this rapid…