REGIONBUSINESSLIFE.COM: Top News and Analysis 2019-08-14, 03:13

Falling carbon emissions aren't harming California economy, study says

A new analysis says California, one of the most environmentally conscious states in the nation, has again achieved a net reduction in carbon emissions without hindering its economy....

Falling carbon emissions aren't harming California economy, study says

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New natural gas plants will have to pay carbon tax on all emissions The change made this week means new natural-gas plants will have their emissions standard toughened each year after 2021, until in 2030 they will pay the carbon price on every ounce of their emissions....
2019-06-28, 22:39

How to Get Rid of Carbon Emissions: Pay Farmers to Bury Them What if there was a way to combat climate change that didn’t require technological breakthroughs, carbon taxes or eliminating all fossil fuels? Look to Iowa for the answer....
2019-09-11, 19:26

Offsetting carbon emissions: ‘It has proved a minefield’ More and more people are trying to offset their travel emissions – so why isn’t it straightforward? We explain the options and how to navigate themHere’s the problem: in two months’ time I must travel to Malawi in southern Africa to help Gumbi Education, a small, Guardian-led kids’ education charity...
2019-08-02, 19:26

Air travellers may have to pay carbon charge to offset emissions Planned tax will make public more aware of climate harm caused by flying, ministers hopeAir passengers may have to pay an extra “carbon charge” on flights as part of a government initiative to reduce CO2 emissions and tackle the climate crisis.Passengers could choose to pay more for travel tickets, ...
2019-07-22, 07:13

Theresa May commits to net zero UK carbon emissions by 2050 UK to put down legislation but Greenpeace warns of impact on developing nationsTheresa May has sought to cement some legacy in the weeks before she steps down as prime minister by enshrining in law a commitment to reach net zero carbon emissions by 2050, making Britain the first major economy to do ...
2019-06-12, 01:26

SUVs, not falling diesel sales, to blame for rise in CO2 emissions News 9 Sep, 2019 European think tank claims 'carmakers’ strategy to promote sales of inefficient, higher-emitting SUVs” is making CO2 targets hard to hit...
2019-09-09, 21:13

UK carbon emissions target 'doing more harm than good' - Thunberg Teen climate activist Greta Thunberg has told Sky News that the UK's pledge to produce net zero carbon emissions by 2050 is "actually doing more harm than good"....
2019-07-17, 19:26

Britain commits to goal of net zero carbon emissions by 2050 British Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday set a goal for the nation to reach net zero carbon emissions within about 30 years -- the first major economy in the world to set that kind of goal....
2019-06-12, 17:52

Carbon-Emissions Credits Slide Over Brexit Fears The price of carbon-emissions credits has slid sharply in recent weeks as traders worry that a deluge of U.K. credits could flood the market in anticipation of a disruptive Brexit....
2019-09-04, 14:13

EU fails to set firm deadline for zero carbon emissions goal The European Union has failed to set a firm deadline to end its contribution to climate change, after a group of eastern European countries blocked a proposal to slash EU carbon emissions to net zero by 2050....
2019-06-20, 23:39

A New Report Says U.S. Airline Carbon Emissions Are Growing Fast U.S. airlines are increasing their emissions of climate-changing gases much faster than they are boosting fuel efficiency, according to an environmental group’s report. The International Council on Clean Transportation said Thursday that carbon dioxide emissions and fuel burning rose 7% from 2...
2019-09-13, 07:39

Healthcare industry responsible for 10 percent of U.S. carbon emissions The healthcare industry is responsible for 10 percent of carbon emissions in the United States. The industry also emits 9 percent of all harmful non-greenhouse air pollutants in the U.S....
2019-08-05, 17:26

EU leaders converging on goal of zero carbon emissions in 2050 There is a growing number of European Union leaders who support the goal of making the EU economy neutral in terms of carbon emissions by 2050, but there is no unanimity yet, a senior EU official said on Wednesday....
2019-06-19, 20:26

A four-day work week could improve our health and cut carbon emissions Campaigners want us to reduce our working hours to boost mental health, increase productivity and lower carbon emissions, but is it really that simple?...
2019-05-21, 14:32

Joe Biden’s $5 Trillion Climate Proposal: Net Zero Carbon Emissions by 2050 Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden is pitching a $5 trillion-plus climate proposal that he says would lead the U.S. to net zero emission of carbon pollution by 2050. Biden’s plan calls for $1.7 trillion in federal spending over 10 years, with the rest of the investments coming from th...
2019-06-04, 20:13

Germany's Merkel hopes for ambitious EU goal to cut carbon emissions Germany will push for an ambitious goal of making the European Union economy neutral in terms of carbon emissions by 2050 at the EU summit on Thursday, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said....
2019-06-20, 14:52

Britain's royal family doubles carbon emissions from travel Britain's royal family -- known for its advocacy surrounding the environment and conservation -- has doubled its carbon footprint from business travel, according to the Royal Household's latest annual financial statement....
2019-06-27, 22:52

Obscure pink seaweed may help reduce global carbon emissions Marine scientists around the world are seeking a way to mass produce an obscure tropical pink seaweed that can stop cows from burping so much methane gas....
2019-08-22, 13:52

Biden unveils $1.7 trillion climate plan to end U.S. carbon emissions by 2050 Former Vice President Joe Biden released a plan on Tuesday to address climate change that would pour $1.7 trillion of investment into achieving 100% clean energy and net-zero emissions by 2050, in part using revenues from reversing Trump administration corporate tax cuts....
2019-06-04, 21:00

Democrats set goal of net zero carbon emissions by 2050 to fight climate change House Energy and Commerce Committee Democrats announced a goal Tuesday of adopting legislation to combat climate change by the end of the year that would enable the U.S. to reach net zero greenhouse gas emissions across the economy by 2050....
2019-07-23, 21:52

Energy industry's carbon emissions rise at fastest rate in nearly a decade BP report reveals that swings in global temperatures are increasing the use of fossil fuelsCarbon emissions from the global energy industry rose by the fastest rate in almost a decade in 2018 after surprise swings in global temperatures stoked extra demand for fossil fuels.BP’s annual global energy ...
2019-06-11, 17:13

Global carbon emissions rose at the fastest rate in seven years: report Global carbon emissions skyrocketed last year at the fastest rate in seven years — prompted by a weather-related spike in energy demand, according to a newly-released report from BP. There was an unusual number of hot and cold days last year, which prompted increased demand for both heating an...
2019-06-11, 22:39

Airlines’ rising carbon emissions are eclipsing any fuel efficiency gains US airlines are increasing their emissions of climate-changing gases much faster than they are boosting fuel efficiency, according to an environmental group’s report....
2019-09-13, 22:26

Kamala Harris unveils $10T plan to achieve net-zero carbon emissions by 2045 Presidential candidate Kamala Harris released a $10 trillion plan Wednesday to combat climate change, pledging to achieve 100% net-zero greenhouse gas emissions across the entire economy by 2045....
2019-09-04, 13:00

South African court dismisses sulfur dioxide emissions changes ahead of carbon tax South Africa's average temperatures are rising more than the global average and the carbon tax law aimed at slashing emissions responsible for extreme climate breakdowns is too little, too late, according to campaigners and the communities where pollution-related sicknesses are already a reality....
2019-05-24, 20:13

Trump EPA snubs carbon capture, an emissions reduction technique favored by environmentalists and Republicans The Trump Environmental Protection Agency is dismissing a technology that is favored by many Republicans and is widely considered to be among the most effective at slashing emissions from coal plants....
2019-06-22, 22:39

President Trump Skips G-7 Climate Discussion as World Leaders Address Amazon Fires, Carbon Emissions (BIARRITZ, France) — U.S. President Donald Trump skipped a discussion on climate with other world leaders at the Group of Seven summit in France, leaving an empty chair as global power brokers debated how to help the fire-ravaged Amazon and reduce carbon emissions. Trump was scheduled to atten...
2019-08-27, 03:00

The world economy is falling back into its post-crisis funk The bond market seems to be forecasting the kind of low-growth, low-interest-rate equilibrium that just doesn’t leave you with much margin for macroeconomic error....
2019-06-15, 04:13

The South's Economy Is Falling Behind: 'All of a Sudden the Money Stops Flowing' Policies that once drove the region’s growth—relatively low taxes and low wages that attracted factories and blue-collar jobs—have proven inadequate in an economy where the forces of globalization favor cities with concentrations of capital and educated workers....
2019-06-10, 07:52

The economy is not falling into a recession, but the slowdown stocks are working, Cramer says "The day-to-day action is going to favor the slowdown stocks and wreak havoc for the industrials, the technology stocks, and worst of all the financials," Jim Cramer says....
2019-08-13, 09:13

Obesity rate falling among US preschoolers, study shows CHICAGO — Preschoolers on government food aid have grown a little less pudgy, a US study found, offering fresh evidence that previous signs of declining obesity rates weren’t a fluke. Obesity rates dropped steadily to about 14 percent in 2016 — the latest data available — from 16 percent in 2010, th...
2019-06-20, 23:26

French carbon emissions fell 4.2% year-on-year in 2018 Carbon dioxide emissions in France fell by 4.2% in 2018 compared with the previous year due to a drop in emissions from the transport sector, a mild winter, and abundant supply of French nuclear energy which curbed the use of thermal power....
2019-06-18, 23:13

Economy added 130,000 jobs in August, falling short of expectations amid recession fears The economy gained 130,000 jobs in August while the unemployment rate stayed at 3.7%, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Friday, a middling result that will do little to dispel worries that commerce is slowing but that suggest a recession is not imminent....
2019-09-06, 15:26

China responsible for surge in ozone-depleting emissions: study China is to blame for much of the increase in illegal ozone-depleting substances (ODS) since 2013, according a study published by the journal Nature on Thursday, with domestic companies accused of violating a global production ban....
2019-05-23, 07:00

Fracking causing rise in methane emissions, study finds Researchers say boom in shale oil and gas major contributor to climate emergencyThe boom in the US shale gas and oil may have ignited a significant global spike in methane emissions blamed for accelerating the pace of the climate crisis, according to research.Scientists at Cornell University have fo...
2019-08-14, 23:26

US probes BMW, Volkswagen over California emissions deal Two German automakers have been targeted by an antitrust probe for making a deal to meet tougher emissions standards. Critics have called the probe a "nakedly political use of Justice Department resources."...
2019-09-06, 22:26

EPA, DOT say California actions on auto emissions appear to be 'unlawful' The top lawyers at the Environmental Protection Agency and Transportation Department told the California Air Resources Board Friday that the state's actions in connection with a voluntary emissions deal with four automakers "appear to be unlawful and invalid."...
2019-09-06, 19:39

China steel firms lagging on carbon compliance: study Chinese steel companies have fallen behind their international counterparts on energy efficiency and carbon compliance, putting them at risk of a surge in costs once regulations are tightened, a research report published on Wednesday said....
2019-07-31, 18:39

Logging study reveals huge hidden emissions of the forestry industry Logging is a massive source of uncounted carbon emissions. But growing the right mix of trees and felling them less often could transform it for the better...
2019-09-10, 18:00

U.S. moving to block California vehicle emissions rules Two U.S. agencies are preparing to submit for final White House regulatory review a plan to revoke California's authority to set its own vehicle greenhouse gas standards and declare that states are pre-empted from setting their own vehicle rules, two people briefed on the matter said on Thursday....
2019-09-06, 01:00

DOJ Investigating Auto Makers Over California Emissions Agreement The Justice Department has launched an antitrust investigation into four auto makers that forged a deal with California on vehicle-emissions standards, escalating the conflict between the Trump administration and Sacramento over environmental regulations....
2019-09-07, 13:26

DOJ launches probe of automakers that agreed to California emissions rules The US Department of Justice (DOJ) has launched an antitrust investigation into BMW, Ford, Honda and Volkswagen, the four automakers that came to a voluntary agreement with California to follow stricter fuel efficiency standards. After The Wall Stree......
2019-09-07, 01:52

Oregon set to join California with market-based plan to cut emissions Clean energy job bill would allow cap and trade of emissionsGovernor Brown: ‘Oregon can be the log that breaks the jam’Oregon is poised to becomethe second US state after California to impose a cap and trade program aimed at reducing industrial carbon emissions.If passed into law, the clean energy j...
2019-06-20, 12:13

UPDATE 2-U.S. moving to block California vehicle emissions rules Two U.S. agencies are preparing to submit for final White House regulatory review a plan to revoke California's authority to set its own vehicle greenhouse gas standards and declare that states are pre-empted from setting their own vehicle rules, two people briefed on the matter said on Thursday....
2019-09-05, 21:26

Ford, BMW, Honda, and Volkswagen agree to California emissions framework Ford, BMW, Volkswagen and Honda said on Thursday they have reached a voluntary agreement with the state of California to adopt compromise vehicle emissions rules....
2019-07-31, 17:39

U.S. preparing to block California vehicle emissions rules, report says The move comes as President Donald Trump has expressed anger with four automakers, including Ford Moto Co., that have reached a voluntary agreement with California on fuel efficiency regulations, Reuters reports....
2019-09-06, 01:00

DOJ launches antitrust probe over California emissions deal with automakers The Justice Department has reportedly launched an antitrust investigation into four automakers that defied the Trump administration in signing a deal with California on vehicle emissions standards....
2019-09-06, 18:00

Mercedes-Benz likely to agree to California's tougher emissions rules Mercedes-Benz may be the next company to agree to California's voluntary emissions rules, The New York Times reports. Ford, BMW, Volkswagen and Honda have already pledged to meet California's standards and make their engines more efficient every year......
2019-08-21, 03:13

Juul-sponsored study shows secondhand vaping emissions are much less toxic than cigarette smoke E-cigarette leader Juul said new research in a small study shows emissions from vaping devices are significantly less toxic than secondhand smoke from cigarettes....
2019-06-14, 10:13

Trump fumes over California emissions deal with car companies, DOJ investigates automakers From the AT&T-Time Warner merger and now with BMW, Ford, Honda and VW, storied antitrust division is acting like Trump’s petty enforcer: Our view       ...
2019-09-13, 03:26

White House nixes automakers' plea for California pact on emissions The White House, after receiving a plea from several automakers for a compromise, said the California Air Resources Board “failed to put forward a productive alternative, and we are moving forward to finalize a rule with the goal of promoting safer, cleaner, and more affordable vehicles.”...
2019-06-07, 22:52

Justice Department opens probe into California's emissions deal with 4 automakers The Justice Department has opened an antitrust investigation into an environmental agreement between California and four major automakers, unnamed sources said Friday....
2019-09-07, 11:52

Justice Dept. Investigates California Emissions Pact That Embarrassed Trump The investigation escalates a standoff between President Trump, California and the auto industry over one of his most significant rollbacks of climate regulations....
2019-09-07, 07:26

Trump uses Justice as personal enforcer on California emissions deal with automakers From the AT&T-Time Warner merger to BMW, Ford, Honda and VW, antitrust division is rewarding Trump's friends, punishing those who defy him: Our view       ...
2019-09-14, 05:39

Justice Dept. Opens Antitrust Inquiry Into Automakers’ Emissions Pact With California The investigation escalates a standoff between President Trump, California and the auto industry over one of his most significant rollbacks of climate regulations....
2019-09-06, 19:39

Automakers warn Trump against emissions freeze, urge California to return to negotiating table Seventeen major automobile manufacturers urged President Donald Trump to establish a national standard for fuel economy and resume talks with California to avoid conflict over emissions regulations....
2019-06-07, 08:26

California’s Contractor Law Stirs Confusion Beyond the Gig Economy After state lawmakers voted to extend minimum-wage and other protections to independent contractors, Uber said it would not treat its drivers as employees....
2019-09-12, 11:52

Uber Vows to Fight California Legislation on Gig Economy California passed landmark employment legislation that challenges the business model of such gig-economy companies as ride-hailing giants Uber and Lyft. Uber said it would fight the measure....
2019-09-12, 04:13

Beyond the Silicon Valley app economy: Tech's best new ideas are not from California As the most-hyped Silicon Valley IPOs like Uber and Lyft stumble out of the gates, the app economy fueled by billions in venture capital is looking vulnerable. And many of the best new ideas in tech are not coming from California....
2019-05-21, 15:13

California is close to reclassifying gig economy workers as employees The California State Senate has approved Assembly Bill 5, voting 29 to 11 in favor of requiring gig companies like Uber and Lyft to recognize independent contractors as employees. It's not a law just yet -- it has to go through the State Assembly and......
2019-09-11, 17:52

California Passes Landmark Bill to Remake Gig Economy With the bill’s passage, California’s ride-hailing drivers, food-delivery couriers, janitors and others are set to be reclassified as employees and not contractors....
2019-09-11, 08:00

California passes landmark gig economy workers’ rights bill Law would make it more difficult for firms such as Uber to deny workers are employees Lawmakers in California have passed a landmark bill that would make it much more difficult for companies such as Uber and Lyft to classify workers as independent contractors rather than employees.The bill, which pa...
2019-09-11, 12:13

California advances bill offering protections to gig economy workers Gig economy companies like Uber and Lyft have fought hard to avoid treating workers as full-fledged employees, but they might not have much choice in California before long. The state Assembly has passed a bill, AB5, that would require businesses to......
2019-06-03, 03:26

California passes landmark bill to reclassify gig economy workers California lawmakers passed a landmark bill that will make it more difficult for companies to classify workers as independent contractors instead of employees, ensuring them greater benefits and protections....
2019-09-11, 15:52

California Senate passes bill to define more gig economy workers as employees California lawmakers voted to pass AB5, a bill that, if signed, would define more gig economy workers as employees rather than independent contractors.Read More...
2019-09-11, 22:13

In bitter talks over fuel economy, California and EPA chiefs shun same table The public flash of tensions -- erupting on Capitol Hill -- revolves around the Trump administration’s proposal to cap fuel economy and tailpipe carbon emissions standards at 2020 levels, instead of rising annually....
2019-06-21, 16:13

Uber Claims It's Exempt From California Gig Economy Law Because It's a 'Platform,' Not a Taxi Company After the California legislature passed AB5, a bill designed to force tech companies to treat gig economy workers as employees rather than contractors, Uber has pulled an well-worn card out of its hat: inventing an excuse to just like, not do that.Read more......
2019-09-12, 07:13

Gig economy: California bill granting employee status passes assembly Uber and Lyft drivers, considered contract workers, could be entitled to protections and benefits if the bill is signedThe state assembly in California passed legislation on Wednesday that would require employers to recognize hundreds of thousands of gig workers as employees and could have far-reach...
2019-05-30, 04:52

How the trade war with China could crush California's $2.7 trillion economy and hurt other states The impact of the U.S.-China trade war is greatest in states that export agricultural products, electronics and chemicals directly to China. California has taken the biggest hit followed by Texas, Illinois and Louisiana....
2019-06-18, 17:26

California landmark workers' rights bill sends waves through gig economy firms Rideshare giants Uber and Lyft say they will avoid reclassifying their drivers and are prepared to take the issue to state votersCalifornia legislators passed a first-of-its-kind bill targeting contract workers late Tuesday night, in a move that will potentially revolutionize the ways gig economy gi...
2019-09-12, 03:39

Trump, California Showdown on Fuel-Economy Rules Divides Auto Makers Major car makers are caught in the crossfire between the Trump administration and California over U.S. tailpipe-emissions rules, leading them down different paths in how to respond to the standoff....
2019-08-22, 17:13

Three most expensive cities for US teachers are in California, study finds In San Francisco, San Jose, and Santa Cruz, more than 60% of a median teacher’s income goes to rentCalifornia is home to four of the five least affordable cities for teachers in the US, according to a new report. A recent USA Today analysis of Bureau of Labor Statistics data ranked Santa Cruz, San J...
2019-06-20, 00:26

Study: Increased HPV vaccinations may prevent 1,300 cases of cancer in California Increasing HPV vaccination to 99.5 percent in California could prevent cancer in more than 1,300 people, a study says, as U.S. and global agencies promote the vaccine as a way to prevent cervical and other cancers....
2019-07-03, 06:52

Los Angeles, California cities 'overrun by rodents' that pose public health epidemic, study says An ever-growing number of rodents in California is being fueled by a spiking homeless population combined with restrictions on rodenticides that is risking a public health crisis, according to a study released Tuesday....
2019-07-18, 03:00

We need to talk about how population growth is harming the planet Discussions of population's impact on Earth have been off limits, but scientists and conservationists are challenging the taboo and politicians must do the same, says Graham Lawton...
2019-05-30, 16:13

UK delay on Huawei 5G decision harming ties, lawmakers say A powerful committee of British lawmakers on Friday urged the next prime minister to decide quickly on the role China's Huawei will have in next-generation 5G telecommunications networks to avert more damage to Britain's international relations....
2019-07-19, 20:39

'It's scary': wildlife selfies harming animals, experts warn Concern in New Zealand that trend of taking photographs with penguins and other creatures is having impact on feeding, breeding and birth ratesAt the International Penguin Conference in New Zealand, the experts were worried. Among sobering discussions about the perils of the climate crisis and habit...
2019-09-03, 04:26

Polar cruise boom harming the Arctic, explorer warns German adventurer Arved Fuchs says he has seen Inuit villages flooded with gawping tourists – ‘Party ships have no place here’One of the world’s leading polar explorers has warned against the explosive growth in cruise ship tourism in the Arctic, calling it damaging to both the local environment and...
2019-08-13, 06:52

Iran central bank: U.S. sanctions aren't harming oil exports The leader of Iran's central bank on Wednesday downplayed the impact of existing and new U.S. sanctions -- retaliatory measures by the Trump administration to punish Tehran for nuclear and military activity....
2019-06-27, 20:39

Brazil's faster agrochemical approvals not harming environment: minister Brazilian Agriculture Minister Tereza Cristina Dias said on Monday that the government's recent accelerated approvals of agrochemicals are not detrimental to food safety and the environment, responding to environmentalist criticisms....
2019-08-05, 16:13

U.N. official: Sanctions are harming ordinary North Koreans, should be eased A United Nations human rights official said sanctions are harming the lives of ordinary North Korean citizens and called for economic cooperation projects....
2019-06-21, 13:52

Ajit Pai says NOAA and NASA are wrong about 5G harming weather forecasts Enlarge / FCC Chairman Ajit Pai listens during a Senate Appropriations Subcommittee hearing in Washington, DC, on June 20, 2017. (credit: Getty Images | Bloomberg) The FCC recently auctioned spectrum in the 24GHz band under controversial circumstances, as experts from other federal agencies warned...
2019-06-14, 00:00

Israeli spraying of herbicide near Gaza harming Palestinian crops Israel sprays buffer zone to deprive potential ‘terror elements’ of cover, but farmers in Gaza say crops and livelihoods are damagedIsraeli aircraft spraying herbicide beside the buffer zone along the Gaza strip is directly affecting the livelihoods of Palestinians in violation of international stan...
2019-07-19, 20:13

Pesticide made from spider venom kills pests without harming bees Honeybee nests are being devastated by a species of beetle, but a pesticide based on spider venom can help by killing the beetles without harming the bees...
2019-09-06, 02:39

You're probably using disposable wipes wrong. How to avoid harming the planet, the sewers It's not just water lines wet wipes may harming: They're collecting in landfills and waterways and may be cleaning our houses too well, experts say.        ...
2019-09-07, 19:52

Australia regulator accused of harming competition in Vodafone, TPG telco decision Australia's antitrust regulator has hurt competition, not helped it, by blocking a A$15 billion ($10 billion) merger between the third- and fourth-largest telecoms providers, a lawyer for one of the companies told a court on Tuesday....
2019-09-10, 05:39

Trump wants Turkey missile plans resolved without harming ties: Turkish presidency U.S. President Donald Trump told his Turkish counterpart Tayyip Erdogan that he wanted the issue over Ankara's procurement of air defense systems to be resolved without damaging bilateral ties, the Turkish presidency said....
2019-06-29, 10:13

Bitcoin may be virtual currency – but it's harming the planet as much as major cities The cryptocurrency is responsible for the same amount of carbon dioxide emissions as the city of Las Vegas, research says.        ...
2019-06-13, 23:13

Germany's economy just shrank, meaning Europe's biggest economy is 'teetering on the edge of recession' Reuters/Hannibal Hanschke Germany's economy shrank 0.1% in the second quarter, driven by a decline in exports due to the US-China trade war. The slowdown is bad news given Germany is Europe's largest economy and a key player in the eurozone. The contraction comes after the UK economy shrunk last we...
2019-08-15, 02:39

Woman accused of harming girl with insulin 'told doctors to stop treating her' A woman accused of deliberately injecting a four-year-old with insulin told doctors to stop treating the sick girl, saying she had "had enough needles and was better now", a court heard....
2019-07-05, 13:39

Study study suggests anorexia linked to metabolic disorder Anorexia nervosa, is an eating disorder that causes people to obsess about weight, might be at least partly linked to a metabolic disorder -- and not purely psychiatric as previously thought -- according to new research....
2019-07-16, 19:52

California Today: Why More California Homeowners Are Losing Their Insurance Wednesday: Californians are bracing for another costly wildfire season. Also: An antitrust review of big tech companies, and a love letter to Oakland....
2019-07-24, 16:52

The Yankees Are Falling Apart Again Not on the field, mind you, where New York had the best weekend it could’ve hoped for, completing a four-game sweep of Boston to preserve the best record in the league and all but end the Red Sox’s playoff hopes by putting them 6.5 games out of the second wild card. No, the Yankees are coming apart ...
2019-08-05, 20:13

Traders Bet on Falling Volatility Stock volatility has receded in recent days, and some investors have bet the tranquility will persist. Leveraged funds like hedge funds recently increased bearish wagers on futures linked to the Cboe Volatility Index, a measure of market turbulence, to the highest level since September....
2019-08-21, 14:39

Prices at the pump are falling TUCSON – Gas prices are expected to drop after Labor Day. According to Triple-A drivers in every market across the country could potentially enjoy savings of more than 25-cents per gallon, compared to summer prices. That means the National gas price average could dip down to 2.40 per gallon or...
2019-08-23, 00:26

What will it take for the UK to reach net zero emissions? We will have to change almost everything, from our homes to our mealsThe net zero carbon target will require sweeping changes to almost every aspect of British life, affecting our homes, food and the way we get around, as well as jobs and businesses across the board. Ministers hope there will be hea...
2019-06-13, 01:26

Why people keep falling for viral hoaxes Enlarge (credit: Thomas Trutschel/Getty Images) The Internet is dark and full of terrible sources of information. Sometimes it seems like every day brings a new one to the list. There are the toxic conspiracy theories, deepfakes, and fake news mills. And then there are good old-fashioned Internet ...
2019-08-24, 13:39

UK businesses falling behind in digital transformation As organizations across Europe move increasingly into a digital age, new research from Kyocera has revealed that the UK is losing ground in its adaptation of digital documentation.The firm surveyed 1,750 business representatives from self-employed freelancers to professionals at international corpor...
2019-06-13, 02:26

Man seriously injured after falling onto subway tracks A man was seriously injured when he fell onto subway tracks in Brooklyn Monday morning, authorities said. First responders rushed to the Cortelyou Road Q train station in Flatbush around 7:40 a.m after a report of a man falling on the tracks, according to the FDNY. He suffered serious injuries but w...
2019-07-08, 18:26

The 'mother of parliaments' is falling apart on live TV It's known as the "mother of parliaments" -- one of the oldest legislatures in the world. But in the last two days, the British Parliament has been the center of the mother of all battles....
2019-09-05, 06:26

What’s the best way to cut vehicle greenhouse-gas emissions? Policies to encourage reductions in greenhouse gas emissions tend to stress the need to switch as many vehicles as possible to electric power. But a new study by MIT and the Ford Motor Company finds that depending on the location, in some cases an equivalent or even bigger reduction in emissions cou...
2019-08-26, 22:00

These countries produce the most CO2 emissions 24/7 Wall St. ranked countries emitting the most carbon dioxide, based on territorial emissions of CO2 in 2017 according to the Global Carbon Project.       ...
2019-07-14, 14:13

Britain's new net zero emissions target becomes law Britain's new target to reach net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 became law on Thursday, making it the first among the major G7 countries to set such a goal....
2019-06-27, 22:26

Thyssenkrupp to cut CO2 emissions by 30% over next decade German submarines-to-elevators conglomerate Thyssenkrupp said on Tuesday that it planned to drastically cut its carbon dioxide emissions over the next decade, banking on more efficient ways to produce steel, one of its trademark products....
2019-07-02, 15:26

The world isn't serious enough about combating emissions Innovation has helped humankind tackle some of its biggest challenges. Compasses made sea voyages safer, electric lightbulbs pushed back the limits of darkness, and vaccinations and antibiotics saved lives....
2019-06-28, 13:26

Seeing red? Why a falling stock market can help you save on taxes Market declines don't have to be a horror show. Here's the upshot: Lower portfolio values make it cheaper to convert your IRA to a Roth IRA....
2019-08-15, 07:26

German climbers die after falling from Swiss peak Two Germans fell to their deaths while climbing one of the highest peaks in the Swiss Alps. The cause of the fall remains unclear and an investigation has been opened....
2019-08-04, 19:52

Queens tot in critical condition after falling out of window A 3-year-old was critically injured when he fell three stories from the window of his Queens home Thursday morning, authorities said. The boy plummeted from the sixth-story window and landed on a canopy on the third floor around 10:30 a.m. at a building on 39th Avenue near Union Street in Flushing, ...
2019-06-27, 20:00

Homeowners Rush to Refinance, Thanks to Falling Yields Falling bond yields are reviving the U.S. mortgage market. Current rates, which are at their lowest level in almost three years, are prompting borrowers to flood lenders with calls, with much of the activity fueled by refinancings....
2019-08-08, 17:26

Angela Merkel's best laid plans are falling apart Angela Merkel may have been hoping for a smooth exit to her long tenure as German Chancellor. Instead, she could be in for a rough ride, after suffering two major political blows in the past week....
2019-06-04, 14:52

Lion Dies After Falling In Well In Gujarat's Junagadh A lion died after falling into a well at Kantala village in Tulsishyam Khambha range of the Gir East wildlife division in Gujarat's Junagadh district, over 300 km from Ahmedabad, a forest officer said......
2019-08-10, 19:39

Oil prices steady after falling to more than one-week lows Oil steadied after falling more than 3% overnight, with U.S. crude trailing Brent after U.S. inventory data fell short of expectations, amid conflicting signals from the U.S. and Iran over the disputes that have roiled prices recently....
2019-07-17, 05:00

Self-employed? Here's why your retirement savings are falling short Independent contractors are facing two huge obstacles when it comes to retirement security: low earnings and low savings levels, according to The Pew Charitable Trusts. Here's how to catch up....
2019-09-12, 23:00

I pay my bills on time. Why is my credit score falling? Consumer knowledge about credit scores is at the lowest level in eight years, according to a new annual credit score survey.       ...
2019-06-29, 16:13

Boy dies after falling in grease trap outside Tim Hortons A 3-year-old boy was killed after falling into a grease trap outside an upstate Tim Hortons restaurant, police said. Rochester cops were first called when the toddler went missing Monday morning, and again when he was found moments later in the grease collection tank behind the chain restaurant. An ...
2019-07-16, 16:26

MTA falling behind on ‘particularly troubling’ station repairs: DiNapoli Stand clear of the platform edge! A staggering 65-percent of subway platforms are either worn or damaged, according to a troubling report released Friday by state Comptroller Tom DiNapoli, based on the MTA’s latest inspection data. Even more alarming, that percentage, from 2017, represents a...
2019-08-09, 18:52

| Tunisia says 92-year-old president improving after falling ill Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi's health is improving and the 92-year-old is expected to be discharged from hospital soon, his office says, a day after he fell ill....
2019-06-28, 23:52

Is Bangladesh falling into a Chinese 'debt trap'? Bangladesh and China have inked billions worth of infrastructure deals. Investment from China promises advantages, but many remain concerned that reliance on Chinese money will make Dhaka beholden to Beijing....
2019-07-11, 21:52

FTSE 100 CEOs are falling like bowling pins: Here's why Turnover of CEOs at FTSE 100 companies is on pace for an all-time record in 2019, with 14 bosses having left or announced plans to leave their posts so far this year....
2019-08-08, 19:00

Knife wielding man dies after falling off roof of car FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) – Authorities in northern Arizona say they’re investigating the death of a man who fell off the roof of a moving car following a struggle. Coconino County Sheriff’s deputies and Arizona Department of Public Safety troopers from Flagstaff responded to Highway 8...
2019-08-06, 17:00

| Alarm at NZ's falling schoolboy rugby numbers As the All Blacks chase a third straight World Cup, the schoolboy rugby competitions that forged many of New Zealand's stars face an "alarming" fall in player numbers....
2019-07-24, 09:00

Huawei CEO: Entity List ban is 'the start of the US falling behind' It's been a tumultuous year for Huawei's businesses in the US, and the company's highest-ranking officials are speaking out. Founder and CEO Ren Zhengfei spoke with Yahoo Finance in an hour-long interview published today, explaining the company's pla......
2019-07-20, 07:39

African elephant poaching is falling at last - but it's still too high The number of African elephants being killed by poachers has fallen to below 15,000 per year, which is still too high for populations to have a future...
2019-05-28, 23:39

Overall cancer death rates falling in U.S., NIH reports Each year, cancer death rates among men and women in the United States between ages 20 and 49 fell by 1.8 percent and 1.4 percent, the National Cancer Institute reports....
2019-05-31, 21:39

U.S. risks falling behind China on robocars, Qualcomm says China’s plan to standardize the use of 5G for vehicles to talk to each other could lead to the U.S. falling behind in the commercialization of self-driving cars, according to Qualcomm Inc....
2019-08-01, 21:39

Superyacht lost at sea after falling off cargo ship The superyacht My Song, owned by an Italian billionaire Pier Luigi Loro Piana, is lost at sea after it slips from a cargo ship into the Mediterranean...
2019-05-30, 19:00

Number of US overdose deaths appears to be falling The CDC has posted data showing nearly 68,000 drug overdose deaths were reported last year. The number may go up as more investigations are completed, but the agency expects the tally will end up below 69,000....
2019-07-19, 02:52

Bank Stocks Hurt by More Than Falling Rates Bank stocks soared ahead of the S&P 500 early in the year, but recent worries that trade tensions will hit the economy have dented shares of lenders in several ways....
2019-05-29, 20:13

In TV ad, VW owns up to emissions scandal to set new EV agenda VW's new TV spot, called “Hello Light,” is backed by the Simon & Garfunkel classic “The Sound of Silence.” It begins with a flashback of news reports of the 2015 scandal....
2019-06-05, 17:26

Lowering emissions without breaking the bank India’s economy is booming, driving up electric power consumption to unprecedented levels. The nation’s installed electricity capacity, which increased fivefold in the past three decades, is expected to triple over the next 20 years. At the same time, India has committed to limiting its carbon dioxi...
2019-07-31, 21:52

Scientists discover the source of new CFC emissions The following is a joint announcement from the MIT Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change and the University of Bristol. Since 2013, annual emissions of a banned chlorofluorocarbon (CFC) have increased by nearly 8,000 tons from eastern China, according to new research published in...
2019-05-23, 21:52

Britain to become first G7 country with net zero emissions target Britain will toughen its climate targets and commit to reaching net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, the government said late on Tuesday, becoming the first G7 nation to set such a goal....
2019-06-12, 01:52

Current CO2 emissions will heat up the Earth by more than 1.5˚C Even if we stop building power plants, factories, vehicles and home appliances immediately, we're on track to increase the global temperature by more than 1.5˚C -- the goal limit proposed by the Paris Agreement. Those existing, CO2-spewing offenders......
2019-07-01, 19:26

Cutting UK emissions to net zero would cost £1tn, says Hammond Chancellor says target would mean less money available for schools and hospitalsThe chancellor, Philip Hammond, has warned Theresa May that reducing greenhouse gas emissions to net zero could cost the country £1tn and lead to industries becoming “economically uncompetitive” without government subsid...
2019-06-06, 17:13

Car ownership “not compatible” with emissions targets Government science and technology committee claims even EVs won't help to achieve targets and calls for petrol and diesel ban to be brought forward Private car ownership needs to end and vehicle use should be cut if the UK is to become a carbon-neutral country by 2050, a committee of MPs has claime...
2019-08-22, 18:00

Pathways to a low-carbon China Fulfilling the ultimate goal of the 2015 Paris Agreement on climate change — keeping global warming well below 2 degrees Celsius, if not 1.5 C — will be impossible without dramatic action from the world’s largest emitter of greenhouse gases, China. Toward that end, China began in 2017 developing an ...
2019-07-09, 01:26

What would life be like in a zero-carbon country? Drastic restrictions on almost every aspect of people's lives, from the cars they drive, the way they heat their homes, to the fridges they buy -- even the food stored in them. That is the reality of what awaits us in 2050 if a UK government pledge to cut greenhouse emissions to "net zero" is to be ...
2019-06-16, 11:13

An escape route for carbon As many of us may recall from grade school science class, the Earth’s carbon cycle goes something like this: As plants take up carbon dioxide and convert it into organic carbon, they release oxygen back into the air. Complex life forms such as ourselves breathe in this oxygen and respire carbon diox...
2019-06-12, 21:52

How much carbon does our lumber sequester? Enlarge (credit: US BLM) Carbon sequestration is generally thought of as locking carbon out of the atmosphere semi-permanently by incorporating it into rocks or forests that are then preserved. But there's a large cache of carbon in a form that's not especially permanent: the wood we use in our bu...
2019-07-07, 16:26

UK should cut vehicle use to hit zero-carbon target, say MPs Scathing report says Tory governments have held back progress on clean energy goalsThe government should discourage personal vehicle use and reward energy-efficient homebuilding to meet its legally binding target of net-zero carbon emissions by 2050, MPs have saidIn a scathing parliamentary report, ...
2019-08-22, 15:39

She Hit 'Record' Before Falling To Death. Footage Led To Husband's Arrest The 27-year-old had headed to Busch Stadium in St. Louis on Saturday to catch a baseball game with her new husband, Bradley S. Jenkins, and some of their co-workers from the Illinois Department of......
2019-06-06, 06:39

Horse wins race 12 days after falling into sinkhole A 6-year-old horse named Mr Changue fell in a sinkhole on July 11. On Tuesday, the thoroughbred won an undercard race at the Prince of Wales Stakes.       ...
2019-07-24, 18:13

BMW’s falling share price forces billionaire heir to pay up Susanne Klatten, a billionaire member of the family that controls the BMW Group, pledged more shares of the German automaker to cover a real estate loan. ...
2019-06-28, 23:52

Boy rescued after falling 27 feet into Indiana sewer drain The child, who is about 5 years old, never lost consciousness while in the water-filled drain and was able to talk to Evansville, Indiana, rescue personnel.        ...
2019-07-06, 00:39

Can Russia’s rouble swim against the falling tide of EM currencies? With new US sanctions looming over Russia and the effects of higher oil prices largely already priced in, will the Russian rouble sink or swim as we approach the end of 2018?...
2019-05-21, 22:39

Clemson student dies after falling off house roof A college student died after falling off the roof of a home in South Carolina early Sunday morning, a report said. Thomas Few, 20, a Clemson University student, tumbled off the house on Old Greenville Highway, a local NBC affiliate reported. Police were investigating if Few was intoxicated when he f...
2019-06-30, 21:39

Falling Shubenkov edges McLeod in dramatic hurdles "World and Olympic 110m hurdles champion Omar McLeod fell before the finish to allow Sergey Shubenkov to win the latest dramatic instalment in their rivalry at the Diamond League meeting in Rabat on Sunday."...
2019-06-17, 01:00

A New Jersey man is dead after falling ill in the Dominican Republic, his family says Joseph Allen died at a hotel in the Dominican Republic last week, his family says, making him at least the ninth US tourist to die at a Dominican Republic resort, or after becoming ill at one, over the past 13 months....
2019-06-18, 20:00

"Get Out, It's Falling": Rajasthan Tent Collapse Caught On Video Minutes before strong winds uprooted the tent at a religious gathering in Rajasthan's Barmer on Sunday, the man leading the 'Ram Katha' stopped the discourse midway and asked people to move out of the......
2019-06-23, 17:52

Trump Lashes Out at China, Sending Markets Falling President Trump said he ordered U.S. companies doing business in China to explore relocating their operations and stiffened tariffs on Chinese imports after Beijing unveiled its own new tariffs on U.S. goods, the latest twists in a trade war that showed anew its potency to rattle investors, confound...
2019-08-24, 03:26

Man robbed after falling asleep in front of Brooklyn home A Brooklyn man was robbed after falling asleep on the stoop of his apartment building following a night on the town, police said Saturday. The 19-year-old had walked home from The Legend KTV, a karaoke bar on 61st Street in Borough Park, but couldn’t make it up to his apartment following the n...
2019-08-03, 18:13

Woman gravely injured by falling debris at Brooklyn bar A woman was seriously injured when debris from construction scaffolding fell off of a building and crashed into the courtyard of a Brooklyn bar Sunday afternoon, police and fire officials said. Kathleen Keating, 33, was in the courtyard of Mission Dolores on Fourth Avenue in Park Slope when wind ble...
2019-07-01, 02:00

Catwalk cover-up: how the west is falling for modest fashion The flowing sleeves and long hemlines favoured by Muslims are inspiring designers around the worldFlicking through the rails at high street store Monki, teenager Hanaa Maqbool swiftly picks out two looks she is considering wearing for Eid; one is a floral jumpsuit with wide sleeves and even wider le...
2019-06-02, 14:13

Toddler miraculously survives being impaled after falling off building Horrifying pictures show a toddler who survived a 30-foot fall from a building – and being impaled by a 6ft-long iron rod. Nadeem, 3, was playing with children on the third floor of a building in Uttar Pradesh, India, when he fell and landed on a metal pole in the fetal position. One of the......
2019-05-21, 20:00

8-year-old injured after falling 75 feet into canyon in Sedona SEDONA, Ariz. (AP) – Sedona firefighters had to a rescue an 8-year-old girl after she fell 75 feet (23 meters) in Oak Creek Canyon. The Sedona Fire Department posted on social media that the incident happened on Sunday around 12:30 p.m. SFD rescues 8 year old girl who suffered a 75 foot fa...
2019-08-27, 05:00

Could a second straight quarter of falling earnings signal a possible recession? With earnings season underway, a second straight quarter of declining S&P 500 profits would add to concerns about a possible recession by next year.       ...
2019-07-22, 12:13

US Preschoolers Less Pudgy In Latest Sign Of Falling Obesity CHICAGO (AP) — A new study says preschoolers on U.S. government food aid have grown a little less pudgy. The research offers fresh evidence that previous signs of declining obesity rates among these kids weren’t a fluke. Results were published Tuesday in the Journal of the American Medical Ass...
2019-06-18, 17:39

70-year-old man rescued after falling off cliff in Mount Lemmon TUCSON – A 70-year-old man was rescued after he allegedly fell off a cliff on Mount Lemmon Tuesday. According to U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Border Patrol agents were training in the area when they heard the man calling for help. The man was immediately given medical aid and airlifted ...
2019-06-12, 03:13

2-year-old girl eaten alive by crocodiles after falling into pit A 2-year-old girl was eaten alive after falling into a pit of crocodiles on her family farm, say police in Cambodia. Rom Roath Neary’s mother is said to have lost sight of her while she was busy caring for her newborn baby. The youngster reportedly wandered away from the house near Siem Reap y...
2019-07-01, 23:26

Pooch rescued after falling into East River in Brooklyn Cops rescued a little pooch after it fell into the choppy waters of the East River on Friday morning in Brooklyn, police said. The white Maltese pup — named Holly — got loose from her owner and fell into the water shortly after 9:45 a.m. near the Greenpoint Pier in the area of Java Street......
2019-05-25, 03:26

British student dies in Madagascar after falling from plane Family pays tribute to ‘bright, independent’ Alana Cutland, 19, who was on an internshipA Cambridge University student has died in Madagascar after falling from a plane.Alana Cutland’s family said they had been left “heartbroken” and paid tribute to the “bright, independent woman”. Continue reading...
2019-07-31, 21:00

Alaska boaters likely killed by falling glacier ice, officials say The bodies of three boaters from Europe who died in an Alaska lake were surrounded by frozen debris, a sign that the victims were killed by ice that fell from the melting glacier that feeds the lake, officials in the city of Valdez said on Thursday....
2019-08-02, 03:00

Huawei says Brazil on target with 5G tests, but falling behind neighbors China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd expects to lead 5G development in Brazil, but sees some challenges for the country to catch up with other Latin American markets in deploying the ultrafast service, an executive told Reuters....
2019-07-09, 23:00

Emissions Crackdown Fuels Palladium Rally Rising anxiety about the world economy has sent gold on a stellar run. But the haven has been left in the dust by one of its precious-metal peers: palladium....
2019-07-04, 14:39

Fracking will see the UK miss net‑zero emissions targets | Letters Investment in fracking denies proper support to cheaper renewables, says David Cragg-James; government policies are damaging the environment, says Michael Miller; and Charles Harris on the importance of voting to bring about changeIan Duncan, the UK’s minister for climate change (Letters, 31 August)...
2019-09-02, 04:00

EPA will roll back rules on methane emissions Today, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is expected to announce plans to roll back regulations on methane emissions, a major contributor to climate change. The Trump Administration is seeking to do away with Obama-era requirements, which man......
2019-08-29, 17:13

Madrid Ends a Low-Emissions Zone After Just 7 Months Drivers will no longer face fines for entering a designated downtown area, a reversal that many attribute to an increasingly polarized political environment in Spain....
2019-07-01, 12:52

UK costs to cut greenhouse emissions 40% higher than thought: FT Britain's government has estimated that the cost of eliminating greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 could be 40% higher than one given by official climate advisers, the Financial Times reported on Thursday, citing a finance ministry letter....
2019-06-06, 18:26

Daily on Energy: Biden looks to farmland to cut emissions Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
2019-07-18, 04:00

Emissions need to be halved to avoid 3C warming: scientists Emissions need to be halved by 2030 to limit warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius but temperatures are on track to reach double that by the end of the century even if countries' current plans are fully implemented, research by scientists shows....
2019-06-19, 14:13

Judge reinstates Madrid's low emissions zone New rightwing council fails to reverse policy of former mayor Manuela CarmenaBarely a week after Madrid’s rightwing council began rolling back the city’s low emissions zone, a judge has ruled that the traffic restrictions must be maintained.As of Monday, drivers of non-exempt vehicles will once agai...
2019-07-08, 18:39

BMW's Profits Hit by Electric Vehicle and Emissions Costs The German luxury car maker’s second-quarter net earnings tumbled 29%, hit by exchange rate fluctuations and manufacturing costs for electric vehicles....
2019-08-01, 12:39

UK proposal would eliminate greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 The UK is setting firmer environmental targets in the wake of large-scale climate protests. Outgoing Prime Minister Theresa May has proposed legislation that would cut greenhouse gas emissions to zero by 2050 -- the "first major economy to do so," s......
2019-06-12, 23:52

The Guardian view on net zero emissions: better late than never | Editorial Announcing a target to cut greenhouse gases by at least 100% below 1990 levels in 2050 is a necessary step to tackle the climate emergency. But it won’t be enough on its ownOne of Theresa May’s most consequential decisions of her unhappy premiership is to set a legally binding target for the UK to c...
2019-06-13, 01:26

Aerosol emissions may not cool the planet as much as we thought Enlarge / Taken on August 2, 2018, by an astronaut on the International Space Station, this image shows a pyrocumulus cloud rising from the Ferguson fire near Yosemite National Park. (credit: NASA / Flickr) While humans have been enthusiastically overheating our planet for the last couple of centu...
2019-08-02, 16:52

SEC defends pace of VW lawsuit after emissions scandal The SEC says it was challenged by "long delays by VW in producing documents and other information." Volkswagen says it cooperated fully with the SEC investigation....
2019-07-09, 15:39

Genetically modified cows could cut methane emissions by 50% Scientists discovered that methane-producing microbes in cow stomachs are actually inherited -- and think that selective breeding of cows that produce less methane could have a major impact on climate change....
2019-07-05, 22:26

California Today: California Today: The Fight Over a Landmark Digital Privacy Law Wednesday: A conversation with State Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson. Also: California sues the Trump administration again; and a Randy’s Donuts expansion....
2019-05-22, 15:39

Aluminum's carbon footprint is dirty If the automotive industry's shift toward aluminum is being driven primarily by environmental concerns, it makes sense to scrutinize the carbon footprint of the aluminum industry itself. And the picture is far from uniformly positive....
2019-07-22, 06:26

What is carbon engine cleaning and is it worth it? News 29 Aug, 2019 Carbon cleaning can remove sooty carbon deposits from your engine but will it make enough of a difference to justify the price?...
2019-08-29, 17:13

U.S. TVA to cut carbon emission by 70 percent by end of next decade: CEO The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) expects to reduce carbon emissions at the U.S.-owned power generator by 70 percent from 2005 levels by the end of the next decade, the company's chief executive officer said on Friday....
2019-06-01, 02:13

Flight risk: can we take the carbon out of air travel? Greta Thunberg’s zero-carbon Atlantic crossing is not an option for most. But it might be in years to come, if experiments with hydrogen, solar and batteries pay off“Flight shaming is not going to solve all our problems,” says Liam Megill at the start of another marathon day trying to make aviation ...
2019-08-31, 23:00

South African carbon tax finally becomes law South Africa's long-delayed carbon tax has been enshrined in law, the treasury said on Sunday, as one of the continent's worst polluters transitions to lower emissions in its efforts to meet agreements on global climate change....
2019-05-26, 19:13

Here’s where the federal parties stand on the carbon tax For the first time in years, climate change and environmental policies are shaping up to be a major issue in the federal election campaign this fall....
2019-07-17, 15:26

Learning from Canada’s carbon blunder Last month, Canada rolled out its federal carbon tax to four provinces, creating a new tax on all goods based on their total carbon footprint. While polluting less is a worthy goal for us all, the plan will only take money from taxpayers to fill government coffers. Instead of imitating Canada’s broa...
2019-05-21, 21:26

Argentinian teen wakes from coma after falling ill in Dominican Republic An Argentinian teen who was hospitalized in the Dominican Republic after falling into a coma while on vacation has woken up, according to media reports. ...
2019-06-29, 01:39

U.S. solar installation outlook brightens on falling costs -report The U.S. solar energy industry lifted its installation outlook for this year and beyond thanks to robust demand for large-scale projects by utilities buying the clean energy source for its low cost, according to a report published on Tuesday....
2019-06-18, 06:52

Lady Gaga Maintains Poker Face After Nearly Falling During Performance Lady Gaga is proving her prowess as a performer. The singer maintained her "Poker Face" during a recent performance in Las Vegas, where the 33-year-old singer nearly fell from a......
2019-06-01, 08:26

Athletics: Falling Shubenkov edges McLeod in dramatic hurdles World and Olympic 110m hurdles champion Omar McLeod fell before the finish to allow Sergey Shubenkov to win the latest dramatic installment in their rivalry at the Diamond League meeting in Rabat on Sunday....
2019-06-17, 01:39

U.S. solar installation outlook brightens on falling costs: report The U.S. solar energy industry lifted its installation outlook for this year and beyond thanks to robust demand for large-scale projects by utilities buying the clean energy source for its low cost, according to a report published on Tuesday....
2019-06-18, 08:39

After falling for a con artist, I lost trust in the world – but I am anything but a damaged soul The author of Fake, Guardian Australia’s new Unmissable book, says her story is far more than ‘lonely childless woman who fell for a fraud’In 2013, I wrote my first “personal essay”. I told the world that I frequently felt acutely lonely. Even then, two years before Slate declared there were too man...
2019-07-18, 06:52

| WATCH: Trump slams 'fake polls' suggesting he's falling behind US President Donald Trump has slammed reports that his internal re-election campaign polls show him trailing Democratic front-runner Joe Biden, as well as other candidates in the 2020 presidential race....
2019-06-13, 12:39

Samsung to fight falling profits with midrange phones, 'mainstream' 8K As Samsung expected, its Q2 profit is off from last year's by about 56 percent. An operating profit of $5.6 billion (6.6 trillion Korean won) is no small figure, but obviously not up to par for the electronics giant, and follow a similar result in Q1......
2019-07-31, 18:00

‘I can’t convince them to stay’: Falling coffee prices fueling migration to U.S. In western Guatemala, cultivating coffee was once a way out of poverty. As prices fall, a staggering number of growers are abandoning their farms for the United States....
2019-06-12, 20:26

Fears US weapons are falling into the 'wrong hands' during chaotic Yemeni war As the smoke settles in the Gulf of Oman following an attack on two Japanese-operated oil tankers – which has speculation swirling around Tehran’s involvement – there is growing alarm over an escalation of tensions between Iran and its arch-nemesis Saudi Arabia inside Yemen, with U.S. weaponry in th...
2019-06-14, 17:39

Financial Surplus Of Indian Households Falling Since 2017-18: RBI Report Among household assets, the share of insurance and pension funds have gradually increased, indicative of the growing risk appetite and portfolio diversification....
2019-08-04, 18:26

Bets on Falling Interest Rates Unleash Gold Rally Gold is on its longest winning streak in almost a year and a half, the latest signal that investors are preparing for the Fed to lower interest rates amid signs of a slowdown in economic growth....
2019-06-09, 15:26

15-year-old dies after falling on first day of work for Alabama roofer, cops say An underage Guatemalan boy died in Alabama Monday after falling nearly 40 feet off of a roof during his first day of on the job as a construction worker.  ...
2019-07-02, 13:52

CANADA STOCKS-TSX opens lower on falling gold price Canada's main stock index opened lower on Friday, as falling gold price dragged down materials stocks and a strong rebound in U.S. job growth in June drove investors to pare bets of an aggressive interest rate cut by the Federal Reserve....
2019-07-05, 16:13

Pima County investigating falling bricks in downtown Tucson TUCSON – A building off Stone Avenue is causing concern to Pima County. They said bricks have been falling and could pose as a danger to pedestrians and drivers. The building serves as a workplace for Pima County legal workers. As you walk or drive downtown, you cannot miss it. “People c...
2019-08-16, 20:26

Falling mortgage rates boost homebuilder confidence, but not new construction The nation's homebuilders are feeling better about their business, as falling mortgage rates help more buyers afford homes. They are still not, however, building enough homes to meet demand....
2019-08-16, 17:39

Elderly man survives on nothing but Coca-Cola for 5 days after falling in home It was the real thing for this Virginia man. An elderly man had to survive five days on nothing but Coca-Cola — the only thing he could reach after he fell in the kitchen of his Arlington home and was unable to get back up, according to local reports. It wasn’t until the local mail......
2019-08-11, 23:26

Three construction workers injured by falling pipe in Broadway theater Three workers inside a Broadway theater were injured Thursday by a falling pipe, one critically. At least one of the workers at the John Golden Theater on 45th Street off Eight Avenue was struck in the head when the pipe plummeted 30 feet around 11:12 a.m, the FDNY said. One of the victims was criti...
2019-06-27, 20:00

Two-year-old girl is caught after falling from window in Turkey – video A teenager catches a two-year-old girl after she fell from a second-floor window in Istanbul, Turkey. Feuzi Zabaat, 17, who was working nearby, says he was walking down the road when he saw a girl hanging from a window. 'I walked closer to her, and she fell. I held on to her' Continue reading......
2019-06-27, 21:13

Germany could be falling into recession, warns Bundesbank - business live Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, as politicians and central bankers face pressure to fight looming downturnLatest: Bundesbank fears German GDP is shrinkingBundesbank: Brexit deadlines hit summer ordersEarlier:Eurozone inflation weaker than expectedTrump: US isn’t falling i...
2019-08-19, 14:52

Mother's Incredible Reflexes Save Boy From Falling Off 4th Floor Balcony A mother was caught on camera saving her son's life with her lightning-quick reflexes. The video, which has gone viral online, shows the woman rushing to grab her son's leg just as he is about to fall......
2019-06-28, 14:26

Painter survives being impaled by bamboo spike after falling off ladder A painter in India who fell off a ladder and landed on a bamboo pole is lucky to be alive after surgeons worked for hours to remove it safely from his chest....
2019-06-10, 22:13

The Mini Cooper goes electric as it turns 60 and tries to stem falling sales The Mini Cooper has had a bad year with global sales dropping 4.2% in 2018 from the prior year. In the U.S. where the small car is a niche product, the deficits are even larger with a 7.3% year-over-year drop in sales....
2019-08-04, 19:26

The US will maintain oil production despite falling prices, says deputy energy secretary The U.S. will maintain its oil production — or even ramp it up higher — despite low energy prices, Deputy Energy Secretary Dan Brouillette said Wednesday....
2019-06-12, 07:39

Great horned owl nestlings reunited with parents after falling from tree TUCSON – Two great horned owl nestlings have been reunited with their parents after they were recently found dehydrated and bruised at a county club. Friday morning, Tucson Wildlife Center announced on Facebook that two baby owls were put in their care after a groundskeeper noticed that the yo...
2019-06-21, 20:26

Boyfriend Dungeon interview: Falling in love with ‘Tinder for Swords’ Boyfriend Dungeon is a role-playing game in which you date your weapons. Kitfox Studios captain Tanya Short shared how this unique conceit came about.Read More...
2019-07-04, 19:52

What Chinese state media are saying about the falling yuan and escalating trade war China's state newspaper on Tuesday slams the U.S. for "deliberately destroying international order," one day after Washington branded Beijing a currency manipulator....
2019-08-06, 18:52

Leyton Orient manager Justin Edinburgh in hospital after falling ill 49-year-old in hospital after being ‘taken ill unexpectedly’Edinburgh guided Orient back into Football League last seasonThe Leyton Orient manager, Justin Edinburgh, is in hospital after unexpectedly falling ill on Monday morning. The club have released no further details on the condition of the 49-...
2019-06-03, 20:13

Woman dead after falling from residential roof in Park Slope A woman died after she fell or jumped from the roof of an 11-story building in Park Slope, Brooklyn, on Saturday afternoon, police said. There was no indication of foul play. Residents at 267 Sixth St. said the woman, 30, was a guest of a tenant. “I heard this ‘thump,’ ” said one neighbor. “A......
2019-06-23, 10:26

Stocks Slide as Falling Bond Yields Spook Markets Stocks dropped sharply after government-bond yields tumbled around the world, a flight to safety prompted by investors’ fears about growth and the U.S.-China trade and currency battle....
2019-08-07, 17:00

UK Falling Behind In Global Race To Engage With A Rising India: Report The UK is falling behind in the global race to engage with India as it has failed to adjust its strategy to fit India's enhanced influence and power on the world stage, a new British parliamentary......
2019-06-24, 10:52

Falling rocks can explode so hard that only nuclear weapons beat them If big rocks fall far enough they can explode with more energy than any non-nuclear bomb – and the ensuing shockwave can snap large trees half a kilometre away...
2019-05-21, 15:26

On World Bee day, human activity blamed for falling pollinator numbers If you think you’re busy, then spare a thought for the world’s bees; for they, along with other insects and animals, are responsible for pollinating more than 75 per cent of the planet’s favourite food crops....
2019-05-21, 15:01

Falling Trade Deficit is Good for Stocks: True or False? There are many widely held beliefs about the stock market that are simply untrue. Even professional market observers often neglect to investigate these "myths" for themselves -- and their clients. Consider the claim that a falling trade deficit is good for stocks, and vice versa. Here's what EWI's r...
2019-05-21, 15:01

China's exports to the US are falling sharply as Trump escalates the trade war China's exports unexpectedly fell in August as shipments to the U.S. slowed sharply, pointing to weakness in the world's second-largest economy....
2019-09-08, 23:39

Nissan refuses government request on Qashqai emissions Manufacturer told DVSA it would not retrofit polluting vehicles, despite other firms agreeing to modificationsNissan’s decision to ignore a government request for emissions modifications to thousands of polluting cars has been branded a scandal by environmental campaigners.The Driver and Vehicle Sta...
2019-07-24, 01:52

BHP makes $400 million climate-change emissions pledge Leading resources company BHP will invest $400 million over five years to reduce emissions, it said on Tuesday, becoming the first miner to pledge to tackle pollution caused when customers use its products....
2019-07-23, 17:00

DVSA slams “unacceptable” Nissan Qashqai emissions News 23 Jul, 2019 On-road tests find the Nissan Qashqai emits 17 times more NOx than lab limits; DVSA criticises brand’s decision not to address issue...
2019-07-23, 13:26

Mercedes-Benz facing €1bn fine over emissions software German media reports 280,000 diesel-powered E- and C-Class models feature emissions-cheating technology Mercedes-Benz parent company Daimler is facing a fine ranging from €800 million (£740m) to €1 billion (£925m) for diesel emission-related violations, according to German magazine Der Spiegel. De...
2019-08-12, 16:13

Madrid’s new rightwing council suspends low-emissions zone Protests planned as People’s party rolls back key policy of Spanish capital’s former mayorMadrid’s new rightwing city council has begun rolling back one of the flagship initiatives of the last mayor three days after taking office by in effect shutting down the Spanish capital’s low-emissions zone.Th...
2019-06-18, 13:26

China says its greenhouse gas emissions soar over 50% from 2005 to 2014 As a signatory to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, China is obliged to submit its carbon emissions data on a regular basis....
2019-07-15, 07:13

EPA proposes rolling back regulations on methane emissions The Trump administration on Thursday proposed a new rule to roll back restrictions on the monitoring of methane, a greenhouse gas contributing to global warming....
2019-08-30, 00:13

IEA: Greater use of rail would save energy, lower emissions Increased railway use would save energy, help the environment, and also be safer, according to reports prepared by international environmental experts....
2019-05-21, 20:13

Electric taxis — a welcome drop in Nairobi's pool of emissions An electric taxi can travel 150 kilometers on full charge. As the Kenyan capital struggles with air pollution, electric taxis are seen not just as an opportunity for cleaner transport, but also to make money....
2019-08-24, 21:13

Ex-Audi CEO Stadler charged over his role in emissions scandal Stadler, who was once seen as a possible contender for VW Group’s top job, is accused of having been aware of the emissions manipulations since the end of September 2015 and not preventing the sale of affected Audi and VW vehicles thereafter....
2019-07-31, 18:00

Prosecutors charge former Audi boss in emissions scandal FRANKFURT, Germany — German prosecutors have charged the former head of Audi, Volkswagen’s luxury division, with fraud in connection with sales of diesel cars with software that enabled cheating on emissions tests. Prosecutors in Munich said in a news release Wednesday that they had charged Ru...
2019-07-31, 18:39

Biden announces $5 trillion plan for net zero emissions by 2050 Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden is pitching a $5 trillion-plus climate proposal that he says would lead the US to net zero emission of carbon pollution by 2050. Biden’s plan calls for $1.7 trillion in federal spending over 10 years, with the rest of the investments coming from the ...
2019-06-04, 17:39

US says Trump coal moves hasten but don't increase emissions Federal officials say the Trump administration's decision to lift a moratorium on coal sales from public lands could hasten the release of more than 5 billion tons of greenhouse gasses....
2019-05-23, 06:00

BHP to invest $400 million to curb climate-changing emissions The world's biggest listed miner BHP said on Tuesday it would invest $400 million over five years to reduce emissions from its own operations and from those generated by the use of its resources....
2019-07-23, 11:39

SAS to end inflight duty-free sales to cut weight, emissions Scandinavian airline SAS will stop selling duty-free goods on board its flights to save fuel and inch closer to its goal of cutting emissions by at least 25 percent by 2030, it said on Tuesday....
2019-06-04, 17:26

Theresa May’s net-zero emissions target is a lot less impressive than it looks | Caroline Lucas The government’s pledges on climate change are too little, too late. What really matters is actionTheresa May is doing her best to grab some good headlines in the closing weeks of her premiership. Setting a target for net-zero greenhouse gas emissions is vital, but her government’s plans are too lit...
2019-06-12, 18:52

Mercedes to join Calif. mpg, emissions pact, report says Mercedes-Benz, in a setback to White House efforts to ease federal fuel-efficiency targets, may be the next automaker to agree to California's new voluntary light-vehicle emissions rules with four major automakers, The New York Times reported, citing two people familiar with the automaker's plans....
2019-08-21, 02:00

Taxpayers won't cough up to meet emissions target - poll British taxpayers oppose every option to help fund the government's promise to reach net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, a Sky Data poll shows....
2019-06-13, 03:39

GM, FCA unmasked as source of Tesla's cash from emissions credits GM and FCA disclosed to the state of Delaware earlier this year that they reached agreements to buy federal greenhouse gas credits from Tesla. While the filings are light on detail, they haven’t been reported on previously. ...
2019-06-03, 21:26

China is on track to beat its peak-emissions pledge Enlarge (credit: Dan Lundberg / Flickr) In the past 20 years, China has become a key player for global greenhouse gas emissions. Due to its large population, rapid economic development launched it into position as the top-emitting nation, despite having per-capita emissions that are about half tho...
2019-07-31, 20:26

The Trump Administration Just Loosened Methane Emissions Rules. Here’s What To Know On Thursday, the Environmental Protection Agency announced plans to loosen regulations on methane, a potent greenhouse gas known to propel climate change. The EPA, which is part of the Trump Administration, said in a press release that it intends to loosen Obama-era national standards on the extract...
2019-08-30, 08:39

London ULEZ: the Ultra Low Emissions Zone explained News 30 Aug, 2019 The £12.50 daily ULEZ charge has come into force. Here are the facts about the charge, the zone map and the cars affected...
2019-08-30, 17:13

Thousands to march against Madrid low-emissions zone U-turn Minister says council is putting ideology before people’s health and warns it may face EU finesSpain’s acting environment minister has warned Madrid’s new city council that its plans to scrap the Spanish capital’s low-emissions zone risk putting ideology before people’s health and are badly out of s...
2019-06-28, 16:13

Daimler to recall 60,000 Mercedes diesels in Germany over emissions Daimler must recall 60,000 Mercedes diesel cars in Germany after regulators found that they were fitted with software aimed at distorting emissions tests, the Transportation Ministry said on Saturday....
2019-06-22, 16:39

SEC defends pace of Volkswagen suit after emissions scandal The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on Monday defended the pace of its investigation into Volkswagen AG after a judge had asked why the agency waited two years after a global scandal related to vehicle emissions to sue the automaker....
2019-07-09, 04:13

Australia's greenhouse gas emissions climb on rising LNG output Australia's greenhouse gas emissions rose in the year through March largely due to increased liquefied natural gas output, the government said on Friday, adding that without LNG, the country's emissions would have fallen....
2019-08-30, 23:13

Scotland faces climate 'apocalypse' without action to cut emissions Natural heritage chief warns of flooded and deserted towns, dead forests and polluted riversThe head of Scotland’s nature conservation agency has warned the country faces an “apocalyse” of flooded towns, dead forests and polluted rivers unless urgent action is taken to cut CO2 emissions.Francesca Os...
2019-05-31, 14:01

CLIMATE CHANGE FOCUS: Cutting emissions, one bog at a time Farmers and entrepreneurs in rural eastern Europe are helping to tackle climate change while boosting their livelihoods as a result of regenerating ancient wetland peat bogs....
2019-05-21, 16:39

German ministry says airlines should pay fair price for CO2 emissions The German government wants to ensure that airlines pay a fair price for the carbon emissions for which their industry is responsible, an environment ministry spokesman said on Friday, adding that flights could not remain cheaper than train travel....
2019-08-30, 23:13

U.S. SEC defends pace of Volkswagen suit after emissions scandal The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on Monday defended the pace of its investigation into Volkswagen AG after a judge had asked why the agency waited two years after a global scandal related to vehicle emissions to sue the automaker....
2019-07-09, 03:52

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2019-09-10, 18:26

Carbon monoxide leak hospitalizes 46 people Authorities in Canada say a carbon monoxide leak at a hotel in Winnipeg, Manitoba has sent 46 people to the hospital, with at least 15 of them in critical condition. (July 9)        ...
2019-07-10, 05:00

6 Brazilian tourists die of carbon monoxide in Chile SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Chilean authorities say six Brazilian tourists died of carbon monoxide poisoning while staying in an old apartment in central Santiago. Authorities said Wednesday that police had been alerted by the Brazilian Embassy, which was called by one of the victims when she became ill....
2019-05-23, 02:52

There's a limit to the rainforest's carbon storage abilities Conserving forests and restoring forest health are vital components of a comprehensive solution to climate change, but new research suggests there are limits to a rain forest's carbon storage abilities....
2019-08-07, 02:52

16-bit RISC-V processor made with carbon nanotubes The RV16X-NANO. (credit: MIT) Our ability to continuously shrink the features of our silicon-based processors appears to be a thing of the past, which has materials scientists considering ways to move beyond silicon. The top candidate is the carbon nanotube, which naturally comes in semiconducting...
2019-08-29, 03:39

Finland pledges to become carbon neutral by 2035 New leftist government sets ambitious target as it plans major rise in public spendingFinland’s new left-leaning coalition government has pledged to make the country carbon neutral by 2035 as part of a policy programme that includes a major increase in public spending on welfare and infrastructure.T...
2019-06-04, 15:13

Carbon calculator: find out how much CO2 your flight will emit The Guardian’s carbon calculator works out the emissions on flights from the world’s 100 busiest airports, as well as from selected UK airportsThe aviation sector is one of the fastest-growing polluters. It currently accounts for about 2% of global emissions but that figure could more than double by...
2019-07-31, 18:52

Spain proposes EU carbon tax on energy imports Spain's acting government has called on the European Union to assess a potential carbon tax on power imports to protect the bloc's interests and help it to pursue its environmental targets amid growing public concern over climate change....
2019-05-27, 18:13

Could fracking with carbon dioxide instead of water be greener? Using CO2 to fracture rocks for oil and gas is being touted as a more environmentally friendly approach to fracking, but it may not be greener overall...
2019-05-31, 07:13

‘Perhaps the most important isotope’: how carbon-14 revolutionised science The discovery that carbon atoms act as a marker of time of death transformed everything from biochemistry to oceanography – but the breakthrough nearly didn’t happenMartin Kamen had worked for three days and three nights without sleep. The US chemist was finishing off a project in which he and a col...
2019-08-10, 17:00

The hidden carbon footprint of aluminum cars If the automotive industry's shift toward aluminum is being driven primarily by environmental concerns, it makes sense to scrutinize the carbon footprint of the aluminum industry itself. And the picture is far from uniformly positive....
2019-07-23, 12:00

UPDATE 1-South African carbon tax finally becomes law South Africa's long-delayed carbon tax has been enshrined in law, the treasury said on Sunday, as one of the continent's worst polluters transitions to lower emissions in its efforts to meet agreements on global climate change....
2019-05-26, 23:26

Pantry ingredients can help grow carbon nanotubes Baking soda, table salt, and detergent are surprisingly effective ingredients for cooking up carbon nanotubes, researchers at MIT have found. In a study published this week in the journal Angewandte Chemie, the team reports that sodium-containing compounds found in common household ingredients ar...
2019-05-29, 06:13

German environment minister proposes carbon tax Svenja Schulze has said such a plan is important for sinking carbon emissions, yet other measures are needed. She claims the plan would not unduly burden the poor, but reward those who use less fuel....
2019-07-05, 20:52

Air passengers could see carbon charge added automatically Passengers could have a carbon offsetting charge automatically added to the cost of airline tickets under plans being considered by ministers aimed at cutting emissions....
2019-07-22, 14:39

A pro-growth carbon tax could lower the payroll tax rate The demand for climate change action is growing, prompting many conservatives to look for policies to address climate change while holding true to the conservative values of free markets, limited government, and fiscal responsibility....
2019-08-03, 10:13

VMware to Buy Pivotal Software and Carbon Black Software company VMware Inc. reached agreements to buy Pivotal Software Inc. and security cloud provider Carbon Black Inc., VMware said Thursday. VMWare values the deals at a $4.8 billion....
2019-08-23, 01:13

Boeing airliner deliveries falter amid 737 Max woes, falling 56% from last year Deliveries of new Boeing jetliners have fallen far behind last year's pace following two deadly crashes that killed 346 people.       ...
2019-06-12, 03:00

Six quail chicks rescued after falling into Sierra Vista drainage wash SIERRA VISTA, Ariz. – Six baby quail were rescued by Sierra Vista first responders after they fell in a drainage wash in city limits Friday. According to Sierra Vista Police Department, a SVPD animal control officer, a police officer, an animal control volunteer and a few residents contributed...
2019-06-29, 12:00

15-year-old equestrian star Iona Sclater killed after falling off horse One of the equestrian world’s rising teenage stars died in a horse riding accident at her home, officials said Monday. British teen Iona Sclater, 15, an “exceptionally talented and dedicated” rider, was fatally injured when she fell off her steed Sunday morning in Cambridgeshire, B...
2019-08-13, 06:00

The Bachelorette's Peter the Pilot "Is Falling Very Hard" For Hannah in Sneak Peek Luke P. isn't the only one already falling in love with Hannah Brown. He doesn't actually use the word "love" in the exclusive Bachelorette clip above, but boy is Peter......
2019-05-23, 16:39

Sydney's water supply falling at fastest rate on record due to drought Australia's biggest city Sydney is running down its water supply at the fastest rate on record with dams expected to fall below half maximum capacity due to the worst drought on record, the government said on Friday....
2019-08-16, 16:26

Heroic teen catches toddler falling from second-story window in Turkey A young Algerian man is being hailed a hero after a video of him catching a young girl who fell from the second-floor window of a Turkish building has gone viral. Feuzi Zabaat, 17, was walking down a street in the Fatih district of Istanbul last week when he saw a little girl play near......
2019-06-28, 05:39

14-year-old girl killed by falling rocks in Glacier National Park A 14-year-old girl vacationing with her family at Glacier National Park in Montana was killed Monday when rocks came tumbling down on their moving vehicle. The family, from Utah, were riding on Going-to-the-Sun Road when a number of rocks rained down from the mountain and onto their vehicle at about...
2019-08-14, 03:13

8 killed, 16 injured in China as falling boulder drives tour bus off road Eight people were killed and 16 were injured after their tour bus was hit by a falling boulder in southwest China's Sichuan province, authorities said....
2019-07-12, 12:13

In Miracle, Orioles Somehow Manage To Avoid Falling Victim To Perfect Game The Orioles are in the midst of a historically bad season with many lowlights that will likely be used in hospitals all over the country to help patients induce vomiting. But to those cursed with supporting this team, I bring good news. Baltimore showed on Sunday that the depths of their awfulness d...
2019-07-14, 23:39

A woman reportedly died after falling and impaling herself on an eco-friendly metal straw A woman in the UK died after falling atop a metal drinking straw affixed to a mason-jar style cup she was holding while at home, according to a coroner's report. The freak accident raises questions about the safety of metal straws, which have grown in popularity after several US states and major co...
2019-07-10, 03:13

Two parachutists were free-falling — then US fighter jets flew below them, report says The jets were unaware they were flying near an active parachute site over Chatteris, nor did air traffic controls warn them ahead, the report says.        ...
2019-09-13, 01:52

Despite falling attacks, ISIL terrorists remain ‘global threat’: UN report Though attacks were down last year, a new United Nations report to the Security Council on Monday shows that ISIL is still a global threat, despite evolving into a “covert” terrorism network, with countries continuing to face challenges from the growing scourge of violent extremism....
2019-05-21, 17:52

Weather woes hit French vineyards: wine production seen falling this year Wine output in France, the world's second largest producer, may fall by as much as 13% this year after vineyards were hit by adverse weather including hail, frost and a record-breaking heatwave, the farm ministry said on Friday....
2019-07-19, 18:39

Falling Trust in Government Makes It Harder to Solve Problems, Americans Say The report paints a dreary picture of trust in the U.S., particularly around government and the media, though a vast majority think that can improve....
2019-07-22, 19:26

Falling interest rates are sending a warning signal to the stock market The swift drop in interest rates may make mortgages and lots of other loans cheaper, but they don't necessarily mean good things for the stock market....
2019-05-29, 04:00

Australian thermal coal exporters warned of falling demand from India Report says outlook in India is ‘finely balanced and uncertain’ despite resources industry’s high hopesThermal coal exporters face “significant risk” that demand from India will decline, a report by the Australian office of the chief economist says.It also warned of long-term uncertainties in the ma...
2019-08-23, 15:13

'Like a horror movie': Dozens of corellas dead after falling from sky in suspected poisoning The native birds were bleeding from their mouths, according to rescuers at One Tree Hill near AdelaideNearly 60 native birds have died after they fell out of the sky in front of horrified onlookers and a nearby primary school in a suspected case of mass poisoning in South Australia.Bird rescuers sai...
2019-07-12, 06:39

Trump 'not a fan' of accused child sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein — won't explain 'falling out' President Donald Trump said "I was "not a fan" of accused child sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein, but repeatedly refused to reveal what led to a "falling out" he had claims to have had with the wealthy financier....
2019-07-09, 19:00

Falling in love is the world’s best natural high | Hannah Jane Parkinson Romantic love is a hormonal rush that screws you up. It is basically awful and yet also the best experience there isIf you search online for “falling in love”, the first result returned is: “What are the symptoms of falling in love?” Symptoms. Because what is falling in love if not our brains and bo...
2019-07-12, 08:26

Falling tree branch kills 3-year-old girl at New Jersey campsite A family camping trip turned deadly in New Jersey when a tree branch fell on a tent — and killed a 3-year-old Bronx girl, according to a report Monday. The freak accident struck at Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park Campground at Tall Pines in Elmer at 2 p.m. Saturday, when the branch hit little Elly...
2019-07-09, 00:39

HHS Secretary Alex Azar blames 'complacency' for falling vaccination rates Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar blamed falling vaccination rates Tuesday on not just misinformation but also unwarranted satisfaction about the public's health....
2019-05-22, 08:52

Dutch government proposes minimum price for CO2 emissions from 2020 The Dutch government on Tuesday proposed a law that would set a minimum price for carbon dioxide emissions by electricity producers from January 2020....
2019-06-04, 19:00

Bosch to pay $100 million fine in Germany over emissions-cheat software Bosch has agreed to pay a $100 million fine for lapses in supervisory duties that enabled automakers to engage in emissions cheating, German prosecutors said....
2019-05-23, 20:13

President Trump Is Pissed That Automakers Are Ignoring His Emissions Rollback President Trump is pissed at Ford for siding with California over him, Care by Volvo is in hot water, German automakers team up for autonomous cars, more Tesla turnover, and much more on The Morning Shift of Thursday, August 22, 2019....
2019-08-22, 21:13

Scandinavian Airlines stops duty free sales to cut emissions COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Scandinavian Airlines says it will stop selling duty-free goods on its flights to reduce the weight of its aircraft and save fuel and ultimately reduce carbon emissions, saying “every step on the way to sustainable travel is important.” Spokesperson Freja Annam...
2019-06-04, 13:39

'Traffic is part of life': Madrid set to scrap its low-emissions zone Region’s likely new president Isabel Díaz Ayuso believes congestion is part of city’s cultural identityMadrid may be about to scrap its pioneering urban low-emissions zone after regional polls left a rightwing politician who views 3am traffic jams as part of the city’s cultural identity on the cusp ...
2019-05-31, 13:00

ArcelorMittal's South Africa unit to face emissions charges ArcelorMittal's South African unit said on Monday it had received a summons instituting criminal proceedings for three charges relating to transgressions of its atmospheric emissions license at its Vanderbijlpark operations....
2019-06-03, 16:52

VW's U.S. sales gains on track to erase losses from emissions scandal VW's U.S. sales were up 6.1 percent through July. If the trend continues, the brand this year will top levels last seen before its emissions scandal....
2019-09-02, 17:00

Germany should cut taxes to offset costs of curbing emissions: minister Germany's economy minister said he would support reducing or scrapping the so-called eco-tax on electricity should the government decide to raise prices on energy in its efforts to discourage carbon emissions that harm the climate....
2019-06-06, 00:00

FOCUS-Emissions rules and electric shift to spur car engines M&A A growing understanding in the car industry of the value of combustion engine technology able to meet new anti-pollution requirements is likely to fuel a wave of consolidation in the next two years, industry executives and bankers say....
2019-07-09, 20:26

Quarter of world's biggest firms 'fail to disclose emissions' Grantham Research Institute found half do not factor climate crisis in decision-makingAbout a quarter of the world’s highest-emitting publicly listed companies fail to report their greenhouse gas emissions and nearly half do not properly consider the risks from the climate crisis in their decision-m...
2019-07-10, 01:39

RPT-FOCUS-Emissions rules and electric shift to spur car engines M&A A growing understanding in the car industry of the value of combustion engine technology able to meet new anti-pollution requirements is likely to fuel a wave of consolidation in the next two years, industry executives and bankers say....
2019-07-10, 12:26

Global warming targets at risk from energy plants' CO2 emissions Carbon emissions from existing and planned fossil fuel energy plants and projects will exceed the amount needed to curb global warming, jeopardizing a 1.5 degree Celsius temperature limit goal, scientists said in a study on Monday....
2019-07-01, 21:39

Arctic wildfires in June equivalent to Sweden's annual emissions - U.N. Arctic wildfires, some the size of 100,000 soccer pitches, emitted as much carbon dioxide (CO2) last month as the country of Sweden does in a whole year, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) said on Friday....
2019-07-12, 20:13

Senator takes aim at Trump antitrust probe of automakers over emissions Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris asked the Justice Department's inspector general to investigate the antitrust division's decision to probe Ford, Honda, BMW and Volkswagen....
2019-09-13, 20:00

Electric planes start small as industry wrestles with emissions An all-electric commuter plane and a small Airbus-backed hybrid are among aircraft programs being touted at the Paris Airshow, as the industry tries to convince a skeptical public it can deliver on a pledge to halve carbon emissions by 2050....
2019-06-19, 14:13

Daimler CEO says meeting 2021 emissions targets will be significant challenge Cutting average emissions from the Mercedes-Benz passenger car fleet to meet the European Union's 2021 target is going to be a significant challenge, Daimler Chief Executive Ola Kaellenius said on Tuesday....
2019-09-10, 13:13

Bitcoin Causing CO2 Emissions Comparable to Sri Lanka, Researchers Claim Bitcoin is responsible for the same amount of carbon dioxide emissions as a city like Las Vegas an entire developing country like Sri Lanka and efforts to reduce its climate footprint should be......
2019-06-14, 10:00

Ex-Audi boss charged with fraud over 'Dieselgate' emissions scandal Rupert Stadler, who ran Audi until 2018, was arrested last year for his involvement in the "Dieselgate" scandal. Prosecutors allege Stadler allowed the sale of vehicles after he was made aware of emissions cheating....
2019-07-31, 21:00

Queensland coalmine increases greenhouse gas emissions without penalty, FOI reveals Under a policy that promised to put a limit on industrial pollution, Anglo American was given the green light to increase annual emissionsAn Australian coalmine has nearly doubled its greenhouse gas emissions in two years without penalty under a Coalition climate policy that promised to put a limit ...
2019-08-13, 00:00

Cargill cuts CO2 emissions from shipping fleet in green push Cargill reduced CO2 emissions from its chartered shipping fleet by 350,000 tonnes last year as part of efforts to scale back its carbon footprint at sea, the food and agriculture group said....
2019-06-12, 18:01

4 automakers face antitrust probe over Calif. emissions pact Ford, BMW, Volkswagen and Honda in July reached a voluntary agreement with the state to adopt fuel-economy standards that were lower than Obama-era rules but higher than a 2018 White House proposal. The Justice Department is now investigating the deal for antitrust violations....
2019-09-06, 20:52

Coal mine increases greenhouse gas emissions without penalty, FOI reveals Under a policy that promised to put a limit on industrial pollution, Anglo American was given the green light to increase annual emissionsAn Australian coal mine has nearly doubled its greenhouse gas emissions in two years without penalty under a Coalition climate policy that promised to put a limit...
2019-08-12, 20:39

Australia should reduce emissions, coal mining: Pacific leaders Australia should do more to reduce its carbon emissions and giving cash to countries battling climate change was not enough, Pacific island leaders said on Tuesday in a rebuke of Canberra's latest attempt to improve ties with the region....
2019-08-13, 09:39

Automakers back compromise on U.S. emissions targets, urge deal In a letter to California's governor signed by 17 major automakers, including GM, Toyota and VW, the companies urged a compromise "midway" between Obama-era standards that require annual decreases of about 5 percent in light-vehicle emissions and a White House proposal that would freeze requirements...
2019-06-07, 02:52

UPDATE 1-U.S. SEC defends pace of Volkswagen suit after emissions scandal The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on Monday defended the pace of its investigation into Volkswagen AG after a judge asked why the agency waited two years after a global scandal related to vehicle emissions to sue the automaker....
2019-07-09, 05:26

Australia’s greenhouse gas emissions increased for fourth year in a row in 2018 UN estimates indicate net greenhouse gas emissions in 2018 were 537 million tonnes of carbon dioxide equivalentAustralia’s greenhouse gas emissions continued to rise in 2018, according to a government report to the United Nations.The submission shows again that Australia faces a huge task in meeting...
2019-05-29, 05:39

Adapting to extreme weather is important — but reducing emissions is key: advocate 'Adaptation is really important ... but I would say I think it’s really a side show to the much more important challenge which is reducing our carbon emissions.'...
2019-09-01, 23:26

Your guide to the carbon sucking tech we need to save the planet Humans have emitted so much carbon dioxide that we must find ways of sucking it from the air. Can that be done without wrecking the environment in other ways?...
2019-08-07, 21:26

Removing carbon dioxide from power plant exhaust Reducing carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from power plants is widely considered an essential component of any climate change mitigation plan. Many research efforts focus on developing and deploying carbon capture and sequestration (CCS) systems to keep CO2 emissions from power plants out of the atmos...
2019-07-31, 21:52

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2019-05-23, 07:00

Picking up Branson’s rocketing carbon bill | Letters Virgin Galactic | Headlines | Women’s tennis | Saw joke | Bull run | IzalI was surprised to find no mention in your report (Floating into space: Branson reveals plans to list Virgin Galactic on stock exchange, 10 July) of the environmental costs of using a huge aircraft and a rocket ship to give sup...
2019-07-11, 00:26

Once-Unpopular Carbon Credits Emerge as One of the World's Best Investments The price of the carbon-emission credits, doled out in Europe to polluting power plants and steel mills to curtail the production of greenhouse gases, has soared more than fivefold over the past two years....
2019-08-11, 18:39

Atmospheric carbon levels are leaping. We can't afford more years like this Each year of high emissions adds to the stock of carbon in the air, bringing us closer to catastropheOne of the many ironies of the climate crisis is that as temperatures change and extreme weather becomes more common, we need more energy to maintain comfort. Hotter summers have driven an increase i...
2019-06-11, 22:52

Democratic candidate John Delaney wants to pay you a carbon dividend Former Maryland congressman John Delaney's presidential campaign climate change platform includes a fee on carbon to reduce fossil fuel use and paying Americans $3 trillion in carbon dividends....
2019-07-18, 14:52

Hoffenheim go carbon neutral with tree-planting project "Hoffenheim have taken steps to go carbon neutral this season by offsetting \"unavoidable CO2 emissions\" through an initiative that plants trees in Uganda\u0027s Kikonda Forest, the Bundesliga club has said."...
2019-08-28, 20:00

Gucci goes carbon neutral in bid to tackle climate crisis The planet has gone too far, says CEO Marco Bizzarri, as he outlines greener strategyAs the fashion industry continues to address its role in the climate crisis, Italy’s most valuable luxury brand has said it has become an entirely carbon neutral company.Gucci outlined its strategy on Thursday, whic...
2019-09-12, 20:39

UK firms will face 'deliberate disruption' to hit zero carbon goal State ready to disrupt or phase out the most polluting business activities to meet 2050 targetUK companies must brace for the government to deliberately disrupt or phase out business areas that are unfit for a net zero-carbon economy, according to a report.The UK Energy Research Centre (UKERC) has s...
2019-06-19, 09:39

Ontario vows to keep fighting carbon tax after 2 courts uphold it On Friday, Ontario’s top court ruled that the Trudeau government is within its rights to impose a carbon pricing system on provinces that do not have their own....
2019-06-29, 00:39

More than 20 people sickened by carbon monoxide at Midtown church More than 20 people were hospitalized after they were sickened at a Midtown church Tuesday by suspected carbon monoxide poisoning caused by a malfunctioning stove, FDNY officials said. Approximately 80 people were inside St. Malachy’s The Actors’ Chapel on West 49th Street near Eighth Avenue at arou...
2019-07-17, 00:39

Edmonton to hit its self-imposed carbon limit within 8 years: report A new report generated from the city's environment office says Edmonton will run out of room to reach its carbon emission limits within eight years, so it's got to get more aggressive in cutting greenhouse gases....
2019-08-09, 01:26

1 dead, 4 sickened after possible carbon monoxide poisoning in Brooklyn One person died and four others were sickened by suspected carbon monoxide poisoning Saturday morning in Brooklyn, authorities said. The five people were believed to have been staying inside a building on Jackson Street near Woodpoint Road in Williamsburg around 6:10 a.m. when they were found, cops ...
2019-08-03, 18:13

Corbyn pledges Labour transparency on UK carbon footprint Labour in power would change law to reveal imported emissions and ‘carbon leakage’The UK will stop hiding its “true impact” on the climate by revealing its consumption of carbon emissions from across the world, Jeremy Corbyn was due to pledge on Sunday.In an attempt to place his party at the forefro...
2019-07-14, 11:39

Thawing permafrost releasing more carbon than previously thought The problem of thawing permafrost is worse than climate scientists thought. New research suggests previous studies have underestimated the rate at which thawing permafrost is releasing carbon into the atmosphere....
2019-07-04, 00:52

Carbon taxes alone won't be enough to meet Paris Agreement targets Carbon taxes alone won't be enough to slow climate change and limit global warming to less than 2 degrees Celsius, according to a new study published in the journal Joule....
2019-09-06, 14:26

Exxon Mobil Lends Its Support to a Carbon Tax Proposal The company is joining other oil companies and corporate giants to endorse a plan from the Climate Leadership Council to tax fossil fuels and pay the dividends to taxpayers....
2019-05-21, 15:01

Occidental CEO calls for new U.S. laws to boost carbon capture Occidental Petroleum Corp plans to shift toward a carbon-neutral production model, it chief executive said on Thursday, but new U.S. laws are needed to support technologies designed to fight global warming....
2019-09-12, 22:13

Oil giants BP and Shell pledge $1M each to Republican-backed carbon tax Oil and gas giants BP and Shell are donating $1 million each over two years to a Republican-backed group urging Congress to pass a federal carbon tax to fight climate change....
2019-05-21, 21:26

Breaching a “carbon threshold” could lead to mass extinction In the brain, when neurons fire off electrical signals to their neighbors, this happens through an “all-or-none” response. The signal only happens once conditions in the cell breach a certain threshold. Now an MIT researcher has observed a similar phenomenon in a completely different system: Eart...
2019-07-09, 01:26

The Latest: Oil firms commit to ‘meaningful’ carbon pricing VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Latest on a Vatican summit on climate change (all times local): 3:50 p.m. Some of the world’s major oil producers have committed to supporting “economically meaningful” carbon pricing regimes at the end of a Vatican summit on climate change. The companies, i...
2019-06-14, 16:01

France sets 2050 carbon-neutral target with new law French lawmakers on Thursday voted into law the first article in a climate and energy package that sets goals for France to cut its greenhouse gas emissions and go carbon-neutral by 2050 in line with the 2015 Paris climate agreement....
2019-06-27, 23:13

MIT engineers build advanced microprocessor out of carbon nanotubes After years of tackling numerous design and manufacturing challenges, MIT researchers have built a modern microprocessor from carbon nanotube transistors, which are widely seen as a faster, greener alternative to their traditional silicon counterparts. The microprocessor, described today in the j...
2019-08-29, 08:26

Build more nuclear reactors to reach net zero carbon target – CBI Business group says nuclear programme will be key for low carbon economy in UKThe UK should keep building large-scale nuclear plants and “mini-nuke” reactors to help reach a net zero carbon target by 2050, according to Britain’s biggest business group.In a letter to the business secretary, Greg Clar...
2019-06-28, 04:13

Researchers: bitcoin’s carbon footprint equal to Las Vegas BERLIN — The virtual currency bitcoin is responsible for the same amount of carbon dioxide emissions as a city like Las Vegas or Hamburg and efforts to reduce its climate footprint should be considered, researchers said Thursday. A study by researchers at the Technical University of Munich and the M...
2019-06-13, 23:52

Alberta’s carbon tax cut helping to fuel love for big trucks A recent report from the International Energy Agency found Canadians are driving the least fuel-efficient vehicles in the world and are emitting the most CO2 per kilometre driven....
2019-05-31, 00:52

ThinkPad X1 Carbon review (2019): Sometimes it’s good to be boring The ThinkPad X1 Carbon is one of the most established laptops around, and this year's model marks the 7th iteration of the series. Just like every one before it, this X1 Carbon is thinner and lighter than ever. What else is new? Well, there's a......
2019-08-20, 16:26

Radical action needed to hit UK’s zero-carbon target | Letters Michael Stone on the reality of Britain’s consumption, Celia Forsyth on support for fossil fuel projects, Gemma Cantelo on making cities greener and Stephen Martin on the sustainable development goalsTheresa May is deceiving us, either deliberately or through ignorance, with regard to the goal of re...
2019-06-16, 21:13

Low-carbon technology fund is tonic for Scottish gin maker Orkney Distillery aims to be the first producer powered by hydrogen and renewable energyA craft distillery in Scotland could become the greenest gin and whisky producer in the world as part of the government’s plans to cut industrial climate emissions.The Orkney Distillery has secured a slice of the...
2019-08-29, 20:13

Tourist critically hurt by falling tree limb in Washington Square Park A tourist was critically injured when a 30-foot tree branch fell on her while she was walking in Washington Square Park on Monday evening, law enforcement sources told The Post. The woman, a 55-year-old from Virginia, was with her teenage son when the giant limb crashed down on her at about 8:50 p.m...
2019-05-21, 15:13

Can Unseasoned Food Cause 'the Itis'? Because Trump's Commerce Secretary Can't Stop Falling Asleep Oh shit, who knew that the itis was a real thing? I mean, of course, the black community has been arguing for centuries that falling asleep after a big meal is a medically induced happening, but it apparently has a real medical sounding name....
2019-07-22, 21:13

Serena Williams faces some hard truths after falling short again in a Grand Slam At 37, the mother of a 2-year-old faces biological factors — in addition to young stars on the rise hungry for some of what she has already achieved....
2019-09-08, 16:00

Chile's Codelco profits down sharply on falling copper price, labor strife World top copper producer Codelco posted a pre-tax profit of $318 million in the first six months of the year, a drop of 74 percent, the company said on Friday, as the state miner struggled with falling prices globally and labor strife at home....
2019-08-30, 20:52

Wild winds ground flights in Australia, falling tree kills woman Major airports at Australia's two largest cities, Sydney and Melbourne, canceled flights on Friday as damaging winds swept southeastern states, killing one woman, destroying roofs and causing power outages....
2019-08-09, 10:52

Philippines: Imelda Marcos' 90th birthday ends with hundreds falling sick Hundreds were rushed to hospital after thousands had gathered to celebrate Imelda Marcos' birthday. The former first lady and her family have made a political comeback after fleeing the country 30 years ago....
2019-07-03, 20:39

Elderly man survives on Coca-Cola for 5 days after falling in Virginia home: reports An elderly man unable to get up after falling in his Virginia home last week, survived off Coca-Cola for five days before he was found, according to reports.  ...
2019-08-10, 01:39

Rocket Report: Catching a falling fairing, Delta IV Heavy may stop in 2024 Enlarge / The mighty Delta IV Heavy rocket takes to the skies. (credit: Aurich Lawson/United Launch Alliance) Welcome to Edition 2.10 of the Rocket Report! We are stuffed with news this week, running over 2,000 words with lots of things coming out of the Small Satellite Conference in Utah this wee...
2019-08-09, 14:26

Missing scientist Natalie Christopher may have been crushed by rocks after falling into ravine: reports British scientist Dr. Natalie Christopher — who vanished during a morning run on the Greek island of Ikaria — may have been crushed by large rocks after falling into a ravine, according to new reports. Authorities have confirmed that Christopher’s body was found in a 65-foot-deep ravine near not far...
2019-08-08, 17:26

UK factories hit by falling orders; Jamie Oliver restaurant crisis - business live Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, as UK factory orders slow and Jamie Oliver’s restaurant chain slides into administrationLatest: Administrators called in to Jamie Oliver’s restaurantsOliver: I’m deeply saddenedStaff fear job cuts; suppliers face lossesUK factory orders wea...
2019-05-21, 15:01

China greenhouse gas emissions soar 50% during 2005-2014: government data China's climate-warming greenhouse gas emissions hit 12.3 billion tonnes in 2014, up 53.5% in just a decade, the environment ministry said on Monday, citing the country's latest carbon "inventory" submitted to the United Nations....
2019-07-15, 06:39

Oil giants face shareholder pressure on climate emissions, greenhouse gas targets Major oil company investors are starting to use their voting rights to speak out against a lack of climate action. Shareholders in Shell and Equinor have already had their say, now BP is in the spotlight....
2019-06-11, 19:52

'Disgrace': Angus Taylor under pressure after failing to release emissions data Greens warn the new emissions reduction minister could be in contempt of parliament Labor and the Greens have demanded the government immediately release national greenhouse emissions data, and have warned the new emissions reduction minister could be in contempt of parliament for missing the deadli...
2019-06-03, 08:39

Greta Thunberg will sail across the Atlantic on a zero-emissions yacht for the UN climate summit Climate activist Greta Thunberg will cross the Atlantic on a zero-emissions sailboat on her way to speak at the UN Climate Action Summit on September 23....
2019-08-18, 17:13

Export coal emissions: consider the social impacts, don't just account for them | Georgina Woods The mining lobby wants downstream emissions to be irrelevant but their impact on farmers is already real and far-reachingTwelve years ago, in New South Wales, a landmark court case over a new coalmine called Anvil Hill found that downstream emissions – or “scope 3” – are relevant to the assessment o...
2019-08-29, 06:26

EPA moves to relax policy that applied stricter emissions rules to polluters The Environmental Protection Agency proposed a rule Tuesday that eases limits on hazardous air pollutants emitted by factories, plants, or other types of facilities considered "major" polluters....
2019-06-27, 18:39

Renault's Dacia budget brand braces for costly EU emissions rules Dacia, which has been a bright spot for Renault, could become a drag on its parent, underscoring the challenge facing automakers to meet the European Union’s toughening pollution standards....
2019-08-13, 14:52

China CO2 emissions to peak in 2022, ahead of schedule: government researcher China's emissions of climate-warming greenhouse gases are likely to peak by 2022 even without the introduction of tougher policies, well ahead of an original target of "around" 2030, a senior government researcher said on Thursday....
2019-09-06, 01:00

Prosecutors fine Bosch 90 million euro for illicit emissions software Automotive supplier Bosch has agreed to pay a 90 million euros ($100.21 million) fine for lapses in supervisory duties which enabled carmakers to engage in emissions cheating, German prosecutors in the city of Stuttgart said on Friday....
2019-05-23, 12:39

Prosecutors fine Bosch 90 million euros for emissions cheating role Automotive supplier Bosch has agreed to pay a 90 million euros ($100.21 million) fine for lapses in supervisory duties which enabled carmakers to engage in emissions cheating, German prosecutors in the city of Stuttgart said on Friday....
2019-05-23, 13:13

Prosecutors Fine Bosch 90 Million Euros For Illicit Emissions Software Automotive supplier Bosch has agreed to pay a 90 million euros ($100.21 million) fine for lapses in supervisory duties which enabled carmakers to engage in emissions cheating, German prosecutors in......
2019-05-23, 15:00

Australia's emissions reach the highest on record, driven by electricity sector Fugitive emissions from LNG are also fuelling rising national emissions, Ndever Environmental figures showAustralia’s emissions are again the highest on record, driven this time by an increase in emissions from the electricity sector, which rose to their highest levels in two years, according to new...
2019-07-08, 22:26

Senator Harris takes aim at Trump antitrust probe of automakers over emissions U.S. Senator and Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris on Friday asked a government watchdog to look into the Trump administration's decision to launch an antitrust probe into four automakers cooperating with California on tighter greenhouse gas emissions limits that Trump is trying to eli...
2019-09-13, 20:00

Volkswagen emissions scandal stains legacy of former CEO Ferdinand Piech, dead at 82 The grandson of Porsche sports car company founder Ferdinand Porsche, Piech was hailed as a brilliant engineer and hard-driving manager who set a "cannot fail" environment at VW that set the stage for the diesel emissions cheating scandal....
2019-08-27, 22:52

Australia's emissions still rising, says report withheld in defiance of Senate order Data showing 0.7% rise in 2018 published a week late and only after minister discloses it to the AustralianAustralia’s greenhouse gas emissions are still increasing, according to a government report that was withheld for a week in defiance of a Senate order.The environment department published its e...
2019-06-06, 06:39

Japan adopts long-term emissions strategy under Paris Agreement Japan's cabinet adopted a long-term emissions reduction strategy under the Paris Agreement on Tuesday, including the goal to be carbon-neutral soon after 2050....
2019-06-11, 15:39

Angus Taylor pursued by Labor over rising emissions and grassland meetings In a combative question time the energy minister suggests the Coalition has an ‘open mind’ on nuclear powerAngus Taylor has flagged the Morrison government has an “open mind” about pursuing nuclear power during a combative question time where the energy minister was pursued about rising emissions an...
2019-07-23, 15:13

Great Barrier Reef authority urges 'fastest possible action' on emissions Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority says ‘further loss of coral is inevitable’The federal agency that manages the Great Barrier Reef has made an unprecedented call for urgent action to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, warning only the “strongest and fastest possible action” will reduce the risk...
2019-07-18, 22:39

This airline will stop selling duty-free items to reduce emissions How is duty-free shopping tied to global warming? This airline is taking care of the environment by not selling you those tax-free items.       ...
2019-06-13, 18:39

IEA: Nuke retirements could lead to 4 billion metric tons of extra CO2 emissions Enlarge / A view of the decommissioned Duke Energy Crystal River Nuclear Power Plant. (credit: Jeffrey Greenberg/UIG via Getty Images) A report released today by the International Energy Agency (IEA) warns world leaders that—without support for new nuclear power or lifetime extensions for existin...
2019-05-29, 01:13

German prosecutors charge ex-Audi boss Stadler over emissions cheating German prosecutors said on Wednesday they had filed charges against former Audi Chief Executive Rupert Stadler, who is being investigated over his role in Volkswagen's emissions test cheating scandal....
2019-07-31, 18:39

Major banks set new lending standards for shipping industry in order to cut CO2 emissions Eleven banks that lend to shipping lines on Monday said climate impact will be integrated into the criteria that determines how much they can borrow....
2019-06-18, 01:00

ACT plans far-reaching electrification of vehicles and homes in drive to reduce emissions Territory government says it will phase out natural gas and pursue electrification of buses and private carsThe Australian Capital Territory plans to phase out natural gas, electrify its bus fleets and public school buildings, and introduce incentives for drivers who buy electric cars.The ACT govern...
2019-09-16, 08:39

17 major automakers call on Trump admin not to freeze emissions requirements In a letter to California Governor Gavin Newsom signed by 17 major automakers including General Motors, Toyota Motor Corp and Volkswagen AG, the companies urged a compromise "midway" between the Obama era standards and the Trump administration's proposal that would freeze vehicle emissions requireme...
2019-06-07, 07:39

Australia could cut emissions halfway to Paris target under global energy standards Report says Australia missing opportunity to ‘easily’ meet emissions targets and fight climate crisisAustralia could cut greenhouse gas emissions halfway to its Paris agreement target, and save $7.7bn a year in bills, by adopting existing global standards on energy efficiency.From new hot water heat...
2019-06-11, 22:52

Solar company says UK needs new policies to meet 2050 carbon target Solar power could help Britain achieve its new climate goal more efficiently than many politicians realize if the government adopts policies to unlock faster growth, a leading solar company said on Thursday, citing new research....
2019-06-13, 22:26

Pipelines remain contentious as more provinces opposed federal carbon tax Premiers Scott Moe and Francois Legault find common ground in wanting Ottawa out of what they see as provincial territory, but remain split on pipelines....
2019-07-10, 23:13

Groundbreaking Report Gives Us a Glimpse of the US Military’s Gigantic Carbon Footprint There are a lot of superlatives that can be used to describe the U.S. military. It represents the biggest chunk of the federal budget. It’s extremely good at killing people. And it’s also a prolific carbon emitter and serial oil user....
2019-06-13, 15:26

Merkel favors carbon pricing to meet environmental targets Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday she flavored carbon prices to incentivize savings in climate-damaging emissions, as Germany struggles to meet its 2030 environmental targets....
2019-07-19, 13:13

Canada's oil-rich Alberta introduces bill to repeal carbon tax Canada's main crude-producing province Alberta introduced a bill to repeal the provincial carbon tax on Wednesday, setting up a legal tussle between Premier Jason Kenney's United Conservative Party and Justin Trudeau's Liberal government in Ottawa....
2019-05-23, 05:13

Energy firms plan UK's first carbon-neutral 'industrial cluster' Humber drive aims to shrink carbon footprint of UK’s most polluting industrial zoneEnergy companies have ignited multibillion-pound plans for the UK’s first carbon-neutral “industrial cluster” in the Humber.An alliance of companies including National Grid, Drax and Norway’s state energy company, Equ...
2019-09-09, 04:26

Seven taken to hospital with carbon monoxide poisoning after gas leak in Sydney home Five children and two adults found suffering from nausea and dizziness after leak traced to a pool heaterFive children and two adults in Sydney’s east have been rushed to hospital after a carbon monoxide leak which has been traced to a pool heater.Emergency services were called to the home on Wentwo...
2019-06-10, 12:52

Climate Town Hall: Several Democratic Candidates Embrace a Carbon Tax At a CNN forum on climate change, the first such prime-time event in a presidential campaign, candidates vowed to take aggressive action to combat global warming....
2019-09-05, 07:39

Twenty-two states sue Trump administration over carbon rule replacement Twenty-two states, including New York and California, and seven cities on Tuesday sued to challenge the Environmental Protection Agency's replacement of the Obama administration's Clean Power Plan, arguing it prolongs U.S. reliance on coal power and obstructs states that pursue cleaner electricity g...
2019-08-13, 20:13

Alberta set to pass law to kill provincial carbon tax, as federal tax looms The premier's office says that, as with all tax change announcements, it takes effect at the time it's announced, with legislation to support the change coming at a later date....
2019-05-30, 20:39

Senators to unveil carbon tax bill to generate $2.5 trillion in 10 years Two Democratic U.S. senators will unveil a bill on Thursday to curb climate change by slapping a fee on oil, natural gas and coal and delivering most of the revenues to low- and middle-income Americans, one of the lawmakers said....
2019-07-24, 23:39

Wisconsin Becomes First Midwest State With a Plan to Go Carbon-Free By Midcentury The impacts of climate change have been real so far this year for the Midwest. Historic flooding has ravaged multiple states, and don’t even get me started on last month’s heatwave.Read more......
2019-08-19, 20:13

Investigators: Sala poisoned by carbon monoxide before plane crash Soccer star Emiliano Sala and pilot David Ibbotson suffered dangerous levels of carbon monoxide before the private plane they were in crashed in the English Channel in January....
2019-08-15, 06:52

Japan plans carbon emission cuts, more nuclear energy TOKYO (AP) — Japan is calling for further efforts to cut carbon emissions by promoting renewables but also nuclear energy despite the 2011 Fukushima reactors meltdowns. The energy white paper, adopted by the Cabinet Friday, says Japan faces an “urgent task” of reducing carbon emissions c...
2019-06-07, 09:39

More EU leaders sign up to carbon net-zero goal by 2050 ahead of summit Germany has joined a growing number of EU nations to back going carbon neutral by mid-century, EU documents show, building momentum for the bloc's leaders to agree the ambitious climate goal at a summit this week....
2019-06-17, 17:52

Sala and pilot exposed to carbon monoxide before crash, investigators say Argentine footballer Emiliano Sala and his pilot were exposed to high levels of carbon monoxide inside the cockpit of their plane before it crashed into the English Channel in January, investigators say....
2019-08-14, 17:13

Carbon Footprint Row Over Greta Thunberg's Yacht Trip To New York The team behind teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg's yacht voyage to New York on Sunday fended off claims that her trip will create carbon emissions because team members will take transatlantic......
2019-08-18, 20:52

Dozens hospitalized after carbon monoxide exposure at Winnipeg motel Forty-six people have been hospitalized and 15 are in critical condition after they were exposed to carbon monoxide at a motel in Winnipeg, Manitoba, city officials said Tuesday....
2019-07-10, 03:39

Greta Thunberg begins zero-carbon Atlantic voyage – video Climate activist Greta Thunberg has set sail from Plymouth on what could be her most daunting challenge yet - crossing the Atlantic in a solar-powered racing yacht.'I feel a bit seasick and it's not going to be comfortable but that I can live with,' said the 16-year-old climate activist ahead of her...
2019-08-14, 23:26

22 Days of Eating Like Beyoncé, Day 10: Have Some Carbs With Your Reduced Carbon Footprint Fun fact, unbeknownst to me before attempting the 22 Days Nutrition challenge: according to PETA (who would definitely know), most bread is vegan (clearly, I haven’t been making a lot of bread). It was a fact lost on me, since like much of the rest of America, despite my profound love of toast, I’ve...
2019-08-24, 10:00

Ontario court upholds validity of Trudeau's federal carbon tax Ontario's Court of Appeal ruled on Friday that Canada's federal carbon tax is constitutional after a challenge from the province's Conservative government, in a blow to efforts to strike down Justin Trudeau's environmental policies....
2019-06-28, 23:26

Carbon offset your death with this $200K ‘Frankensteined’ Tesla hearse Are you worried about the carbon dioxide that’ll be released if you get cremated? Well, worry no more, because this ‘Frankensteined’ Tesla Model S hearse could be yours for $200,000. The eco-friendly car was created in 2016 after a funeral transport firm, Vander der Lans & Busscher BV based in the N...
2019-08-08, 20:13

Sucking carbon out of the air is no magic fix for the climate emergency | Simon Lewis Negative emissions tech is important, but the idea it could replace decarbonisation is pure fantasy. Business as usual is not an optionThe Arctic is on fire, hot on the heels of the latest scorching European heatwave. As the impact of the climate crisis mounts, more and more people are asking: how c...
2019-08-01, 10:13

Gucci goes carbon neutral in attempt to tackle climate crisis The planet has gone too far, says CEO Marco Bizzarri, as he outlines greener strategyAs the fashion industry continues to address its role in the climate crisis, Italy’s most valuable luxury brand has said it has become an entirely carbon neutral company.Gucci outlined its strategy on Thursday, whic...
2019-09-13, 12:26

Tech's favorite bag brand will sell you a $600 carbon fiber tripod Peak Design is known for its trendy (and pricey) camera bags and straps -- it's the kit du jour for photographers and vloggers. And now it's adding a travel tripod to the fold. It might not be the most exciting product launch ever, but it looks like......
2019-05-21, 20:00

Daily on Energy: The overlooked promise of capturing carbon from gas plants Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
2019-07-16, 19:39

EU energy chief says Europe must commit to carbon neutrality by 2050 Reluctant European Union nations must be convinced to back the goal of zeroing out carbon emissions by 2050, the bloc's energy chief told the European Parliament on Thursday, saying the fight against climate change topped the political agenda....
2019-07-04, 14:26

Sen. Joe Manchin: Bloomberg's carbon initiative would 'punish' West Virginians Sen. Joe Manchin, D., W.V., has argued that philanthropist Mike Bloomberg's new carbon initiative would "punish" his constituents and fail to combat climate change in the way it intends to....
2019-06-12, 17:52

EU leaders scramble for consensus on 2050 carbon neutral target EU nations hoping to help lead the fight against global warming by agreeing to go carbon neutral by 2050 at a summit on Thursday engaged in last-ditch diplomacy to ease fears among central and eastern states that such a commitment could cost jobs....
2019-06-20, 15:52

VMware buys Carbon Black and Pivotal, valued together at $4.8 billion VMware is following through on its proposal to buy Pivotal, a fellow Dell subsidiary, and expanding into cybersecurity with the acquisition of Carbon Black....
2019-08-22, 23:13

Daimler Plans to Make Its Cars Carbon Neutral by 2039 The carmaker's new climate plan is bold—for a company. But it falls short of recommended emissions cuts and shows the limits of corporate self-policing....
2019-05-21, 15:13

Home buyers are taking advantage of falling rates, says housing market analyst Ivy Zelman Housing market analyst Ivy Zelman, known for predicting the 2005 housing peak and the 2012 housing bottom, spoke to CNBC's Power Lunch on Wednesday....
2019-08-14, 23:00

A toddler died after falling from a Royal Caribbean cruise ship docked in Puerto Rico An American toddler fell to her death on Sunday from the deck of a Royal Caribbean cruise ship docked in San Juan, Puerto Rico, a spokesman for the local Port Authority said....
2019-07-09, 02:39

14-year-old girl killed by falling rocks in Montana’s Glacier National Park The family was traveling west on Going-to-the-Sun Road when the vehicle was hit by rockfall at around 7 p.m., according to a Glacier Park release.        ...
2019-08-14, 02:00

China June exports seen falling, adding to fears of global slowdown: Reuters poll China's exports likely fell in June as weakening global demand and a sharp hike in U.S. tariffs took a heavier toll on the world's largest trading nation, a Reuters poll showed....
2019-07-10, 11:13

Policy analyst on falling birth rates: Rhetoric from the left contributing to 'change in norms' In response to new statistics revealing the United States has its lowest birth rate in 32 years, Independent Women's Forum senior policy analyst Patrice Onwuka has condemned actions by the political left which she argued have contributed to women rethinking the decision to have children....
2019-05-21, 16:00

Iran released 2017 image of falling drone claiming it to be latest attack: report An image posted by Iran’s official news agency purporting to show the US drone falling out of the sky after being hit by a missile actually shows another US drone being shot down over Yemen in 2017, according to a report. The Islamic Republic News Agency, or IRNA, circulated a photograph of a spiral...
2019-06-21, 23:39

Utah man rescued from 12-inch drainage pipe after falling asleep, becoming trapped for hours: officials A Utah man got a rude awakening when he woke up trapped inside a 12-inch drainage pipe underneath a busy overpass, remaining stuck for hours until his rescue, authorities said....
2019-09-09, 22:52

Princeton physics professor, 47, dies after falling 300 feet in rock-climbing accident in France  A 47-year-old Princeton University professor fell to his death in a rock-climbing accident over the weekend while vacationing with his family in France, school officials said....
2019-08-09, 00:13

Steam Hardware survey shows gamers are embracing AMD and Nvidia, but falling out of love with Intel The latest Steam Hardware and Software survey has been released, giving us a glimpse of the what kind of hardware PC gamers are using – and it seems AMD and Nvidia have a lot to be a happy about, though the picture is less rosy for Intel.Earlier this year we reported how the Steam Hardware su...
2019-09-06, 15:26

Toddler’s family says she died after falling from open window in play area on cruise ship By Doha Madani and Gabe Gutierrez The grieving parents of an 18-month-old are looking for answers after their daughter fell to her death through an open window in a children’s play area on a cruise ship docked in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Chloe Rae Margaret Wiegand was with her grandfather on a Royal C...
2019-07-09, 15:52

IDC sees Apple units falling 12% in 2019, but strong refurb market will maintain iOS share Apple's iPhone shipments may be in for another rough year, but there are positive developments for official refurbished devices as well as wearables that'll keep services revenue humming....
2019-05-30, 21:52

Dramatic video captures moment teen saves toddler falling from second-floor window Feuzi Zabaat, 17, said he was walking down the street in Istanbul last week when he saw 2-year-old Doha Muhammed playing near the open window.        ...
2019-06-28, 08:52

Uber’s quiet ride option is a warning: We are falling victims to convenience | Penelope Blackmore You can outsource pretty much every aspect of irritation in your life. But you can’t outsource lonelinessUber has launched a quiet ride service in the US, which means that passengers can request that a driver refrain from talking to them during their trip. The quiet ride feature is available in Uber...
2019-05-29, 21:13

Bond yields are falling to record lows as investors pull back from risky assets Government bond yields in most major economies worldwide have been flirting with all-time lows in the last few days, indicating that investors are wary of an impending recession....
2019-07-04, 17:26

Major automakers back compromise on U.S. vehicle emissions rules, urge deal A group of major automakers on Thursday backed a compromise on vehicle emissions aimed at heading off a confrontation between California and the Trump administration over requirements through 2026....
2019-06-06, 23:39

CBA joins global push to limit emissions by cutting coal exposure by 2030 Commonwealth Bank of Australia became the latest company to join a global push to reduce emissions and said it would phase out its exposure to thermal coal or power plants by 2030....
2019-08-07, 13:52

Daimler ordered to recall thousands of Mercedes in Germany over emissions cheating — report The German auto giant has been ordered to recall an extra 60,000 Mercedes-Benz models built between 2012 and 2015, a German newspaper reports. The cars are believed to have been equipped with emissions-cheating software....
2019-06-22, 17:52

Coalition's emissions reduction fund labelled 'a joke' after first post-election auction Government spends less than $1m for cut equivalent to only 0.01% of Australia’s annual greenhouse gas pollutionThe Morrison government’s main climate change policy, the emissions reduction fund, has been labelled “a joke” after its latest auction bought cuts equivalent to only 0.01% of Australia’s a...
2019-08-01, 22:26

Your Binge-Watching of Netflix and Porn Is Contributing to Millions of Tons of Emissions a Year Most days when I get home from work, I kick off my shoes and cozy up with some Netflix. Video streaming is kind of my go-to when I want to relax—and I’m far from alone. Each year, our collective video streaming results in carbon emissions equivalent to the entire country of Spain, a new report has f...
2019-07-12, 23:52