Scientists Are Pretty Terrified About These Last-Minute Fixes to Global Warming


The most comprehensive study to date on geoengineering says we probably shouldn’t do it—at least not yet.

If You Have Allergies or Asthma, Talk to Your Doctor About Cap and Trade


The cost of limiting carbon emissions would pay for itself in human health benefits.

Why Won’t Republicans Back a Carbon Tax?

Grover Norquist

Because they don’t like taxes, and they don’t think carbon is a problem.

China To Limit Carbon Emissions for First Time

Air pollution in Beijing. jhphoto/Imaginechina/AP

Absolute cap to come into effect, climate adviser says on the day after US announces ambitious carbon plan.

This One Weird Trick Will Help You Cut Carbon Emissions Overnight

The White House/Youtube

Why Obama’s new climate rules aren’t as tough as they seem.


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