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Is this Alberta’s moment to become a leader in climate policy?

Alberta has reset its climate policy. Provincial Environment Minister Shannon Phillips committed Thursday to put an end date on Alberta’s much maligned GHG policy while aligning its carbon price at or above its trading partners. 870 more words


Alternatives to Fossil Fuels: An overview

Recently I discussed the G-7 pledge to decarbonize our economies by 2100. As a follow up let’s talk about energy sources and fuels able to take the place of carbon-based ones like coal, crude oil, and natural gas. 523 more words


EPA takes big step to regulate aircraft GHGs

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) intends to issue a scientific finding that greenhouse gases from aircraft pose a risk to human health, paving the way for regulating emissions from the U.S. 819 more words


E.P.A. Proposal to Regulate GHG Emissions and Fuel Economy for HD Trucks

The Environmental Protection Agency is expected to propose rules requiring heavy trucks to increase their fuel economy by up to 40 percent by 2027.

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Lark Rise to Climate Change?

SPEAKING OF THE SCIENCE of climatology, which is not known as scientology, thank you for noticing…it was exactly one year ago that Present Occupant attended a talk by Joshua P. 175 more words

The Other 10%

EnviroEconomics: Another Climate Plan Too Far? Canada Releases its post-2020 GHG Ambition

Today, Canada published its proposed greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction plan for the Paris Conference of the Parties to be held in November and December this year. 1,263 more words


You're hybrid car isn't "green" and isn't doing enough good.

        Transportation is useful and often necessary. However it is also very carbon intensive, especially in the US. In 2012, the transportation sector (cars, trucks, planes, etc.) was responsible for 28% of the total US’ GHG emissions. 361 more words