The United Nations postponed an important year-end climate summit in Glasgow, Scotland, because of concerns about the novel coronavirus pandemic.
The novel coronavirus pandemic has thrown another obstacle in front of a U.N. effort to prepare the world for global warming.
An Obama-era phantom has returned to haunt climate hawks: Will voters care about the environment during a recession?
On Page 1,525, the rule rolling back emissions standards for cars offers a striking assessment: It could cause 444 to 1,000 premature deaths from air pollution.
President Trump started comparing President Obama’s clean car standards to the Green New Deal — a rhetorical shift that reflects the Republican Party’s broader criticisms of progressive climate plans.
The Trump administration yesterday unsheathed the second part of its massive rollback of Obama-era clean car standards, setting the stage for a prolonged legal feud as the nation struggles to address the global coronavirus pandemic.
Before the coronavirus, oil companies were busy establishing commitments to address climate change. New goals were released regularly.
Former President Obama criticized President Trump’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic and warned that future generations would face a similar catastrophe if climate change is left unchecked.
Chemists have created a hybrid system of bacteria and nanowires that captures energy from sunlight and transfers it to the bacteria to turn carbon dioxide and water into organic molecules and oxygen. On Earth, such a biohybrid could remove carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. On Mars, it would provide colonists with raw material to manufacture organic compounds ranging from fuels to drugs. The efficiency is greater than the photosynthetic efficiency of most plants.
Jim Klug’s office phone rings off the hook with anxious anglers inquiring about the status of their upcoming fly-fishing trips.