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No shenanigans here, U.S. carbon emissions are down

No shenanigans here, U.S. carbon emissions are down

U.S. energy-related carbon emissions are down in 2012 according to the Energy Information Administration: Now there are several ways to say that carbon emissions are down.

October 22, 2013 — David Wogan
The Real Outcome of Global Warming Talks in Lima: A Future for Coal

The Real Outcome of Global Warming Talks in Lima: A Future for Coal

“There will be coal burning.” Negotiators from around the world produced a four-page climate-change accord (pdf) after some sleep-deprived haggling over the weekend in Lima, Peru, but the agreement could be summed up in those five words.

December 16, 2014 — David Biello
Pinch of Pigment: Can Black Paint be Vegan?

Pinch of Pigment: Can Black Paint be Vegan?

Vegan, but not edible. [Photo by the author] A surprising amount of art can be made by tools that have been burnt in a fire. Willow or vine charcoals are made from charred willow or vine branches.

December 30, 2014 — Glendon Mellow
Clean Coal Era Begins

Clean Coal Era Begins

On October 2, the Boundary Dam power plant in Saskatchewan became the first full-sized coal-fired boiler to capture the copious carbon dioxide that had previously billowed from its smokestack, preventing the greenhouse gas from entering the atmosphere.

October 7, 2014 — David Biello
How Much Nature Do We Have to Use?

How Much Nature Do We Have to Use?

Its so easy to slip into debt, but so hard to dig oneself out. Just ask the typical wage earnereven business and national leaders. People who know better still wait for that next paycheck, assumed pay raise or small miracle to help them catch up.

December 12, 2013 — Mathis Wackernagel
Graphene Kirigami

Graphene Kirigami

Nature Video finds out how the Japanese art of paper-cutting can give 'supermaterial' graphene even more incredible properties.This article was reproduced with permission and was first published on July 29, 2015.

July 29, 2015 — Nature Video

Paris Climate Talks: The 2-Degree Limit

World leaders will soon meet in Paris, tasked with stopping the world from heating up by more than 2 degrees. Nature Video investigates the basis of this limit, and how much carbon we can burn before we reach it.This article was reproduced with permission and was first published on November 19, 2015. It is a Nature Video production.

November 27, 2015 — Nature Video

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