For the first time in four years U.S. carbon emissions increased, mostly because a booming economy used more energy resources, even with a shift toward renewable energy and natural gas. But can a booming economy and rising emissions decouple? Click the audio player above to hear the full story.
One year after President Trump walked away from the Paris climate accord, cities rise to the challenge
Today marks one year since President Donald Trump made good on his threat to withdraw the United States from the Paris climate accord agreed to under the Obama administration. In response, 17 states and 2,700 mayors and business leaders have pledged to do their part to honor the deal that calls on the nation to […]
Even as the White House rolls back national climate change programs, California is moving forward on a cap-and-trade system to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Yet the Golden State still has some of the highest air pollution in the nation from other pollutants its industrial plants spew. A new bill would use California’s cap-and-trade rules to […]
Some countries do little to cut emissions and benefit as others do the heavy lifting.