emissions

An aerial view of the Oak Ridge National Laboratory. (U.S. Department of Energy)

The University of the South
Post-doctoral scientist Neil Williams and his team discover an entirely new chemical mechanism for CO2 sequestration using household humidifiers and hotdog cookers.
air pollution

(Pixabay)

Northwestern University
The University of Michigan is investing millions to create technologies that capture carbon dioxide and turn it into products, though experts say some may not help reduce greenhouse gas permanently. Roxanne Liu and Minghe Hu report.
Navajo Generating Station

The Navajo Generating Station, a coal fired power-plant near Page, Arizona. (Myrabella/Wikimedia Commons)

State University College at Buffalo
Climate scientists from around the globe have laid out the maximum amount of CO2 that can be emitted into the atmosphere while still maintaining the 2°C increase in temperature. This threshold is called the carbon budget. But what exactly is it?

(Photo courtesy Andreas Carlgren)

Loyola University Chicago
Sweden's former Minister of the Environment, Andreas Carlgren, instructs students at The Newman Institute in Uppsala, Sweden, and in this Q&A, provides unique insight into the environmental consciousness that pervades the country.
Beef

Sustainable cattle farming creates a smaller carbon footprint in Freiburg, Germany. But is sustainable cattle ranching feasible on the large scale that the U.S. beef market demands? (Shandra Furtado/Planet Forward)

Planet Forward Senior Correspondent | Cornell University
Beef is a major player in our food system, but at what cost? Correspondent Katherine Baker discusses the effects of beef on the environment and our health in this op-ed. 
Traffic congestion and air pollution
George Washington University
Traffic congestion in urban cities have contributed a significant portion of greenhouse gases like CO2 to air pollution and that has direct correlation to an increase of health effects, especially asthma in children.
Air pollution smoke rising from a plant tower

Smoke rises from a plant tower, polluting the air. (Public Domain)

State University College at Buffalo
Susan Anenberg, an expert in public health and environmental science, sat down with Planet Forward to discuss the implications that unchecked pollution can have on human life.
SUNY ESF
The many-specied, woody, short rotation crop goes beyond use as a renewable biomass.
Video by Julia Blakely and John Perrino
Video by Julia Blakely and John Perrino
Did you know that every gallon of gas you burn creates 20 pounds of CO2? 
Video by John Perrino and Julia Blakely
Video by John Perrino and Julia Blakely
Cheaper, convenient, more sustainable, & owning Penn Ave - just a few of the reasons to bike in DC. 

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