Boundary Dam power station in Saskatchewan, Canada, claims to be the world’s first coal plant with incorporated carbon capture and storage.
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Soaking up and storing CO₂ is not just a question of technology.
President Nixon encouraged the Shah of Iran to push for higher oil prices.
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People like to blame the green transition for high energy prices, but this is only true up to a point.
The roadmap predicts that by the 2030s, the sector could boost Australia’s annual GDP by around A$10 billion, create 26,200 jobs and reduce emissions by about 9%.
Rich countries like the UK have almost left coal power behind, but it’s not as easy for developing countries.
Young activists used ‘blah, blah, blah’ as their refrain for criticizing governments’ and industries’ slow actions on climate change.
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Misinformation about climate change has been spreading in other ways, and social media companies have been reluctant to stop it.
U.S. President Joe Biden and Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry spoke at the announcement of the Global Methane Pledge.
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Of the big pledges so far at the UN climate conference, cutting methane could have the most immediate impact.
Coal is the dirtiest fuel source – eliminating it is a priority for tackling climate change.
A coal mine in Alberta. Canada has adopted a carbon neutral target for 2050. It represents a major change Canada’s approach to reducing GHG emissions.
The goal of carbon neutrality changes everything. Canada can no longer limit itself to solutions that partially reduce emissions here and there. The chosen solution must be zero emissions.
Less than half the population of sub-Saharan Africa had access to electricity in 2019.
Major international donors, including the US and UK, are pledging to stop funding fossil fuel projects overseas, but they aren’t making the equivalent cuts at home.
A banner reads “Fuera Luma” (Luma out), opposing the company managing Puerto Rico’s electric grid, at a May Day protest in San Juan on May 1, 2021.
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Four years after Hurricane Maria wreaked havoc on Puerto Rico, federal money to rebuild its electricity system is finally about to flow. But it may not deliver what islanders want.
An infrared image shows where heat leaks from buildings.
The government’s failure to insulate housing stock has meant that households aren’t insulated from record energy prices.
Sen. Joe Manchin, a Democrat from the coal state of West Virginia, is in a powerful position for directing the nation’s climate future.
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Natural gas was once widely seen as a bridge fuel to renewable energy. But the industry’s methane leaks make it a larger global warming threat than people realized.
The government can no longer delay decisions on the future of gas in Britain’s energy system.
Methane is the world’s second most abundant greenhouse gas, and it’s many times more potent than carbon dioxide.
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A large amount of methane emissions come from natural gas infrastructure and landfills – all problems companies know how to fix.
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Our new study reveals how tight the world’s remaining carbon budget is.
Hydrogen fuel derived from natural gas may be worse for the climate than the fossil fuel even with carbon capture and storage.
What if you could pay to heat your home the same way you pay to stream music? You can with heat-as-a-service.
Pipes for Russia’s Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline are loaded onto a ship at a German port, June 1, 2021.
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Nord Stream 2 is a pipeline that will deliver Russian gas to Western Europe – and, by extension, increase Putin’s influence across the continent. That makes Ukraine and some other countries nervous.
A drilling pad for oil and gas in Robinson Township, Penn.
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Abandoned US oil and gas wells and their associated land cover more than 2 million acres, a recent study estimates – an area larger than Delaware and Rhode Island combined.
District heating can recycle waste heat and pump it where it’s needed.