Bitcoin's Carbon Footprint Is Massive, According to a New Study
Creating the cryptocurrency requires an enormous amount of energy.
Green Jobs and New Technology: A Look at Biden and Warren's Latest Climate Plans
Both plans draw on the progressive Green New Deal, prioritize environmental justice, and would be paid for by closing corporate tax loopholes.
The U.K. Has Declared a Climate Emergency—but a New Report Advocates More Aggressive Action
A new report pushes for zero carbon emissions by 2050, more electric vehicles, and retrofitting urban buildings.
Citizens in Countries Where China Is Making Big Investments in Coal Prefer Renewables
A new multi-country survey found that there is little public support for coal projects in key countries for China's ambitious Belt and Road Initiative.
New York City's 'Green New Deal' Shows How Cities Could Deal With Climate Change
The city recently passed groundbreaking climate legislation, including the largest mandated pollution reduction in any city in the world.
Viewfinder: Mayor Bill de Blasio Discusses New York City's 'Green New Deal' on Earth Day
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio speaks about the city's response to climate change at Hunter's Point South Park on April 22nd, 2019, in the Queens borough of New York City.
Viewfinder: London's Ultra Low Emissions Zone Comes Into Effect
A green sign demarcates London's Ultra Low Emissions Zone as the charge comes into effect on April 8th, 2019, in London, England.
Can the Green New Deal Really Meet America's Energy Needs Without Fossil Fuels?
Anything is possible, if you're willing to pay the price.
Can Traffic Pollution Negatively Affect Student Performance?
A working paper from the National Bureau of Economic Research indicates that higher levels of pollution can lead to behavioral and academic problems.
Are Battery-Powered Electric Buses Coming to Your City?
While it may sound like an easy climate win to have buses run on battery power, the technology may not be ready to support such initiatives.
Most Countries Have Environmental Regulations. Very Few Actually Abide by Them.
A new U.N. report finds that, to address climate change, we don't need new laws or regulations, but to get countries to comply with laws that already exist.
The Key Environmental Issues to Watch After Trump's Second Year in Office
During his tenure, the administration has blocked research, prioritized corporations over citizens, and put endangered species at even greater risk.
The Warming of the World's Oceans Is Set to Increase Dramatically Over the Next 60 Years
Using a cutting-edge observation system, researchers have found that, unless we reduce emissions, the warming of the world's oceans will continue at a rapid pace.
At COP24, the Shipping Giant Maersk Is Leading the Way to Zero Emissions
Left out of the Paris Agreement in 2015, the shipping industry is finally joining the rest of the world on the path to decarbonization.
The Trump Administration Plans to Let Coal Power Plants Emit More Carbon Dioxide
Will it be enough to save coal jobs?
Electric Aviation Is Poised for a Revolution—and It's About Time
Replacing gas-guzzling planes with electric ones could put a real dent in global emissions—if we can get them in the sky fast enough.
Tropical Deforestation Is the Third-Biggest Carbon Emitter in the World
According to a new analysis, tropical forest loss currently accounts for 8 percent of the world's annual carbon dioxide emissions.
'There's Nothing They Won't Do for the Industry': A Climate Expert Argues That EPA Bias Let Illegal Emissions Go Unpunished
An Environmental Protection Agency watchdog calls out Scott Pruitt's failure to penalize three Oklahoma-based oil and gas companies for polluting.
How Data Centers Could Hamper Denmark's Climate Goals
A Danish government memorandum suggests that the country's carbon emissions are due to rise sharply, by as much as 10 percent between now and 2030.
Environmental Groups Sue the EPA for Giving Super-Polluting Trucks a 'Free Pass'
Plaintiffs say that so-called glider trucks are putting Americans' lives directly at risk.
Measuring the Carbon Dioxide Capturing Prowess of Urban Forests
New research shows that even temperate forests in cities may be able to sequester nearly as much carbon as a similarly sized area of rainforest.