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August 13, 2020

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Mix of Contaminants in Fukushima Wastewater, Risks of Ocean Dumping

Nearly 10 years after the Tohoku-oki earthquake and tsunami devastated Japan's Fukushima Dai-ichi Nuclear Power, radiation levels have fallen to safe levels in all but the waters closest to the ...

Homes of Wealthy Americans Have Carbon Footprints 25% Higher Than Lower-Income Residences

The homes of wealthy Americans generate about 25% more greenhouse gases than residences in lower-income neighborhoods, mainly due to their larger ...

Identifying Sources of Deadly Air Pollution in the United States

A new study provides an unprecedented look at the causes of poor air quality in the United States and its effects on human ...

Renewable Energy Transition Makes Dollars and Sense

Ne research has disproved the claim that the transition to renewable electricity systems will harm the global ...
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Countries Transitioning to Zero Carbon Should Look at More Than Technology Cost

A 'one-size-fits-all' approach to producing cleaner energy based on cost alone could create social inequalities, finds a new ...

Size Matters for Bioenergy With Carbon Capture and Storage

New research has shown that Drax power station in North Yorkshire is the optimal site for the carbon capture and storage facilities that will be needed reduce carbon emissions and achieve the targets ...

Research Determines Financial Benefit from Driving Electric Vehicles

Motorists can save as much as $14,500 on fuel costs over 15 years by driving an electric vehicle instead of a similar one fueled by gasoline, according to a new ...

How Stimulus Dollars Are Spent Will Affect Emissions for Decades

The COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent lockdowns have led to a record crash in emissions. But it will be emission levels during the ...

World Can Likely Capture and Store Enough Carbon Dioxide to Meet Climate Targets

The world is currently on track to fulfill scenarios on diverting atmospheric CO2 to underground reservoirs, according to a new ...

Aggressive Carbon Taxation Could Help US Meet Targets in Paris Agreement

A new study looked at US tax policy as it relates to carbon dioxide (CO2), from 2015 through 2030. The study found only limited short-term opportunities for decarbonization (reducing greenhouse gas ...

Ambitious EU Climate Efforts Could Increase Emissions in the Rest of the World

The more the EU economy succeeds in dialing down greenhouse gas emissions, the more the rest of the world will turn them up -- unless a similar level of green ambitions is shared by others. Up to ...

A Century of Misunderstanding of a Key Tool in the Economics of Natural Resources

In the past few weeks, oil prices have fallen to record lows. This development was not predicted by the Hotelling rule, an equation proposed in 1931 that remains central to the economics of natural ...

The Role of European Policy for Improving Power Plant Fuel Efficiency

A new study investigates the impact of the European Union Emissions Trading Scheme (EU ETS), the largest international cap-and-trade system for greenhouse gas emissions in the world, on power plant ...

Carbon Footprint Hotspots: Mapping China's Export-Driven Emissions

The coronavirus pandemic has highlighted just how reliant the United States and other countries are on Chinese manufacturing, with widespread shortages of protective medical gear produced there. A ...

Ending the Daily Work Commute May Not Cut Energy Usage as Much as One Might Hope

A mass move to working-from-home accelerated by the coronavirus pandemic might not be as beneficial to the planet as many hope, according to a new ...

Navigating the Clean Energy Transition During the COVID-19 Crisis

In a Commentary published April 29 in the journal Joule, energy and climate policy researchers in Switzerland and Germany provide a framework for responsibly and meaningfully integrating policies ...

Why Relying on New Technology Won't Save the Planet

Over-reliance on promises of new technology to solve climate change is enabling delay, say researchers. They argue instead for cultural, social and political transformation to enable widespread ...

Valorizing Wastewater Can Improve Commercial Viability of Biomass Oil Production

Oil produced from biomass can provide a sustainable alternative to fossil fuels. But technological challenges make it difficult to scale up production. A new study discusses methods to manage ...

Offshore Oil and Gas Platforms Release More Methane Than Previously Estimated

Offshore energy-producing platforms in US waters of the Gulf of Mexico are emitting twice as much methane, a greenhouse gas, than previously thought, according to a new ...

Carbon Emission Scheme 'Succeeding Despite Low Prices'

A European Union (EU) program aimed at reducing carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions has made significant progress despite low prices in carbon markets, according to a new ...

Smaller Scale Solutions Needed for Rapid Progress Towards Emissions Targets

Low-carbon technologies that are smaller scale, more affordable, and can be mass deployed are more likely to enable a faster transition to net-zero emissions, according to a new study. Innovations ...

Uncertain Climate Future Could Disrupt Energy Systems

Scientists have published a new study proposing an optimization methodology for designing climate-resilient energy systems and to help ensure that communities will be able to meet future energy needs ...

Using Fiber Optics to Advance Safe and Renewable Energy

Fiber optic cables, it turns out, can be incredibly useful scientific sensors. Researchers have studied them for use in carbon sequestration, groundwater mapping, earthquake detection, and monitoring ...

Renewable Energy Developments Threaten Biodiverse Areas

More than 2000 renewable energy facilities are built in areas of environmental significance and threaten the natural habitats of plant and animal species across the globe. A research team mapped the ...

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