Craft brewers cut down carbon dioxide pollution during COVID-19

Jul 7, 2020
Capturing carbon is expensive, so most brewers usually just release the gas into the atmosphere. That's changing during the pandemic.
One thing that’s driving breweries to capture their own carbon dioxide is that right now some suppliers don’t want to bother with low-volume customers.
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British business seeks to cash in on carbon

Jul 8, 2019
British entrepreneurs scramble to make money from carbon emissions without causing further climate change.
Exhaust plumes from cooling towers at a coal-fired power station in Jaenschwalde, Germany.
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5 ways to treat your allergies on the cheap

May 4, 2018
Because this allergy season is longer and worse than last year.
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Market forces help stabilize CO2 emissions for third year

Mar 17, 2017
The plateau in emissions comes amid global economic growth.
"The switch from coal to gas really happened because of the shale gas revolution and because of markets,” said Laura Cozzi of the International Energy Agency. Above, a coal power plant from American Electric Power in New Haven, West Virginia.
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A surprising contributor to climate change: concrete

Oct 21, 2014
Making cement and concrete produces a ton of CO2, but there might be a better way.

Here's how we'll cut down on greenhouse gases

Sep 24, 2014
Putting a price on carbon will create financial incentives to emit less.

The EPA starts targeting carbon dioxide in earnest

May 27, 2014
The Obama Administration readies its regulation of carbon-dioxide emissions.

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In regulating carbon pollution, the price put on it matters

Jun 24, 2013
Governments and businesses estimate a Social Cost of Carbon, the cost of damage caused by a ton of carbon emissions.

U.S. carbon emissions hit a 20-year low

Aug 16, 2012
A hint of optimism about climate change.