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Nov 28, 2012 01:00 PM ET // Larry O'Hanlon
The Kyoto Protocol is virtually dead. The UN is trying to revive talks about fighting climate change at a meeting in Qatar. Meanwhile coal burning and greenhouse gas emissions are steadily increasing. What will we do?
Oct 12, 2010 01:23 PM ET // Julienne Gage
Rainforest that was cleared with fire for soy and cattle farming in Brazil. Daniel Beltra/The Image Bank Our planetary lungs are in deep trouble, and it's going to take a combination of factors, including politics, to save them, says the author of a new book about the role of the Amazon jungle in g...
Jan 30, 2012 12:40 PM ET // Tim Wall
As of today, airplanes using European airports must use credits to account for some of their greenhouse gas emissions.
Dec 10, 2012 08:41 AM ET // Tim Wall
Fiscal trouble can force people to consume less -- and leave a smaller environmental footprint. But concern for environmental issues also drops.
Sep 10, 2011 03:38 PM ET // Tim Wall
Google is investing in a poo-to-power system on a hog facility in North Carolina.
Aug 1, 2011 09:58 AM ET // Tim Wall
Scrubbing wastewater of nitrogen is a potential business boon waiting to happen; it would help reduce energy use as well as air and water pollution.
Aug 1, 2011 02:44 PM ET // Tim Wall
Peatlands are often used as an alternative fuel to wood, but their carbon value is as competitive as forests if not more so, according to scientists studying peatland biogeochemistry.
Jul 10, 2010 02:15 PM ET // Michael Reilly
Apart from being totally adorable, sea otters may account for $700 million worth of carbon sequestration.
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