How Andrew Wheeler, the New Acting E.P.A. Chief, Differs From Scott Pruitt

How Andrew Wheeler, the New Acting E.P.A. Chief, Differs From Scott Pruitt

After his November affirmation listening to, Mr. Wheeler emailed Mr. Jackson. “Everyone seemed to think I did a really good job, including Inhofe, Capito and Mr. Murray. Carper and Cardin both said really nice things about me,” he wrote. He was apparently, referring to Democratic Senators Thomas Carper of Delaware and Ben Cardin of Maryland, […]

U.K. Fears for Its Beer and Crumpets. Blame a Carbon Dioxide Shortage.

U.Okay. Fears for Its Beer and Crumpets. Blame a Carbon Dioxide Shortage.

LONDON — Beer, barbecues and crumpets, three staples of life in Britain because it enjoys an unusually heat summer time, could quickly expertise shortages because the nation faces an surprising shortfall — of carbon dioxide. The gasoline is utilized in a variety of the way, together with to present beer and tender drinks their fizzy […]

New Group, With Conservative Credentials, Plans Push for a Carbon Tax

New Group, With Conservative Credentials, Plans Push for a Carbon Tax

Proponents of a market-oriented plan to struggle local weather change by taxing greenhouse fuel emissions and giving the income to American taxpayers are beginning a marketing campaign to run ads as early as this fall and introduce laws in Congress as early as subsequent yr. The plan’s supporters have fashioned a bunch referred to as […]

Opinion

Opinion

Traveling by aircraft is likely one of the worst issues you are able to do for the surroundings. On common, one nonstop round-trip flight from the United States to Europe releases about one metric ton of carbon dioxide per individual, or about what a resident of Honduras emits in a 12 months. Unfortunately, a number […]

Algae On Your Plate

Algae On Your Plate

For these of us who develop up round pure swimming holes, algae are the explanation we’ve got to clean after taking a dip. Swimmer’s itch or simply being lined in inexperienced goop is just not a sexy method to spend a day. Lumping all algae collectively is just not honest, a few of it’s nasty […]

Trump Orders a Lifeline for Struggling Coal and Nuclear Plants

Trump Orders a Lifeline for Struggling Coal and Nuclear Plants

If the Trump administration have been to invoke these two statutes, the transfer would nearly actually be challenged in federal courtroom by pure fuel and renewable power corporations, which might stand to lose market share. Depending on what the Trump administration decides, an intervention to prop up unprofitable coal and nuclear vegetation might value shoppers […]

Monitoring Air Quality, One Sleepy Meeting At A Time

Monitoring Air Quality, One Sleepy Meeting At A Time

To these of us within the company world, the convention room is the place hope goes to die. Crammed into an area too small for the variety of invitees, the room quickly glows with radiated physique warmth and the aromas of people because the time from their final bathe steadily will increase. To say it’s […]

How More Carbon Dioxide Can Make Food Less Nutritious

How More Carbon Dioxide Can Make Food Less Nutritious

WASHINGTON — When scientists wish to work out how local weather change would possibly disrupt the world’s meals provides, they typically discover how rising temperatures could shift growing seasons or how extra frequent droughts could damage harvests. In current years, although, researchers have begun to comprehend that the additional carbon dioxide that humanity is pumping […]

Democrats Sharpen Focus as Scott Pruitt Testifies Again on Capitol Hill

Democrats Sharpen Focus as Scott Pruitt Testifies Again on Capitol Hill

Mr. Pruitt acknowledged that Ms. Hupp had carried out the search on his behalf and had not been paid however famous that she was a longtime household buddy. “It doesn’t cut it that they’re a friend,” Senator Udall stated. “Did you pay them at the time?” “No, I did not,” Mr. Pruitt responded. “Then it’s […]

Trump, Softening His Tone, Calls for More Talks on Car Emissions

Trump, Softening His Tone, Calls for More Talks on Car Emissions

President Trump on Friday directed his administration to barter with California over a proposed rollback of gas economic system and tailpipe emissions requirements, a transfer that might avert a dangerous court docket battle with the potential to sow chaos within the auto trade. California has vowed to ignore any rollbacks and stick to its own […]