Browsing the "Carbon dioxide" Tag

Used CDs: A Weapon Against Climate Change?

April 13th, 2015 | by Jeff McIntire-Strasburg

Those used CDs & DVDs you have laying around the house could be used to capture carbon dioxide, according to a new paper from the American Chemical Society

U.S. Carbon Dioxide Emissions Down 11 Percent Since 2007

October 2nd, 2013 | by Earth Policy Institute

Carbon dioxide emissions from burning fossil fuels in the United States peaked at more than 1.6 billion tons of carbon in 2007. Since then they have fallen 11 percent, dropping to over 1.4 billion tons in 2013, according to estimates from the U.S. Energy Information Administration. Emissions shrank rapidly during the recession, then bounced back slightly as the economy recovered. But shifting market conditions, pollution regulations, and changing behaviors are also behind the decline

Wind Power Facts: Emissions Through the Lifecycle

January 9th, 2012 | by Chris Keenan

A recent scholarly paper decided to tackle the problem of the emissions of wind power, wishing to quantify the actual emissions so as to make accurate comparisons between wind power and other sources of electrical power generations

SolveClimate: Tom Delay & the EPA

April 17th, 2009 | by solveclimate

Editor’s note: This post was originally published on Friday, April 17, at SolveClimate. EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson announced today that [&hellip

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