Tag: GHGs

Meet the Change Makers: The New Pepsi Challenge | OnEarth

Bringing sustainability to the soda and snack food aisles Editor’s note: This is the first in a series of OnEarth Q&As with business leaders who are transforming their industries. Since the days when Pepsi challenged Coke to a long-running public taste-off, the cola wars have…

US Senator Bingaman aims to jump-start CCS with a bill addressing liability | Global CCS Institute

All but lost in the din in the effort to pass a federal budget, a bi-partisan senate bill has re-surfaced that breathes fresh hope for U.S. federal support for carbon capture and sequestration, or CCS. Introduced on March 31, and…

Capturing carbon with sawdust | Global CCS Institute

Dead plants may work as well as living plants in mopping up carbon dioxide from admissions, a duo of Spanish scientists has found. Reporting for the Royal Society of Chemistry on Mar 18, Yaundi Li writes that sawdust is showing…

Greenhouse gas emissions from U.S. power plants surged by 5.6% in 2010, largest-ever increase in a single year | Global CCS Institute

Amidst increasingly acrimonious political fighting in Washington over the fate of U.S. environmental programs in general, and about climate policy in particular, carbon dioxide emissions from power plants have resumed their upward climb after a recession-related retreat. News of rising…

A U.S./EU Dogfight Over Greener Air Travel | BusinessWeek

American airlines are balking at new EU emission rules, but with British Airways and others on board, they may be fighting a battle they can’t win This August, U.S. airlines face their first big deadline to meet European Union rules…