emissions



fuel economy
This might or might not happen, or might happen but be watered down. The LA Times reports it as follows … EPA poised to scrap fuel economy targets that are key to curbing global warming — setting up clash with California The Trump administration is poised to abandon America’s pioneering […]

EPA poised to scrap fuel economy targets – Yikes! – #Climate


emission budgets
A paper published last week in Nature Geoscience entitled “Emission budgets and pathways consistent with limiting warming to 1.5 °C” has set a few heads spinning. The primary thrust of it is that the amount of CO2 that can be emitted is perhaps bigger than previously thought if we are to […]

Climate Science paper washes out, denialist media gives it a spin cycle



As I’m sure you are aware, Obama announced some rather sensible regulations that mandate that coal-fired power plants in the US need to reduce their greenhouse-gas emissions by 30%. In fact Al Gore has chipped in and said the new rules were “the most important step taken to combat the climate crisis in our […]

Some rather strange responses to Obama’s new Climate Change rules