A new catalyst turns carbon dioxide into useful fuels and chemicals really efficiently . It could pave way for large-scale CO2 recycling, researchers say.
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The giant houses of wealthy Americans offset progress toward lower greenhouse gas emissions, report researchers. See the map.
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Methane emissions have reached the highest levels on record, researchers say. And more than half of all methane emissions now come from human activities.
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Swapping out a gas-powered Uber or Lyft vehicle with an electric car cuts emissions three times more than when an individual driver makes that switch, research finds.
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A new study in Sub-Saharan African shows that increases in dust air pollution boosts infant mortality. Climate change could make things even worse, too.
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Arctic permafrost stores one trillion metric tons of carbon. New research on photomineralization suggests more of that carbon will be released.
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The drop in carbon dioxide emissions during the COVID-19 pandemic shows we can change our energy-hungry behavior—and how much further we have to go.
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Just a handful of facilities that emit unusually high levels of toxic chemicals account for the majority of industrial pollution year after year.
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It will take a long time and lots of data to figure out exactly how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected the environment, researchers say.
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By 2050, sea ice at the North Pole could be gone, researchers say. But how long the disappearance lasts is up to us.
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