carbon emissions

For the first time, our failing environment is seen as the biggest business risk at Davos

For the first time, our failing environment is seen as the biggest business risk at Davos

A collapsing climate swept this year's rankings for global risks.

Microsoft plans to be 'carbon negative' by 2030

2019 was the second-hottest year on record, and it's going to take a lot of effort to slow the Earth's ever-rising temperatures. Today, Microsoft announced details on what it'll do to help: the

Aviation Industry Feels Heat to Reduce Carbon Footprint as Australian Bushfires Rage

While the airline industry moves toward environmental stewardship, nearly 100 fires are still burning across Australia.
To fulfill their carbon neutral promises, airlines must be prepared to bear the costs

To fulfill their carbon neutral promises, airlines must be prepared to bear the costs

Carbon offsets aren't the solution to climate change—but they're all aviation has.
Carbon Footprint Impact Extends Way Beyond Flights Across All of a Vacation: New Study

Carbon Footprint Impact Extends Way Beyond Flights Across All of a Vacation: New Study

It's a very small sample size at a very small travel company, but this study points to a possible way forward for the travel industry. If consumers can get a better idea of the environmental impact of
France’s President Calls For a Referendum on Climate Change

France’s President Calls For a Referendum on Climate Change

French President Emmanuel Macron said he wants a national vote over proposals to respond to climate change.
Australia’s Vast Wildfires Foretold in 2007 UN Climate Warning

Australia’s Vast Wildfires Foretold in 2007 UN Climate Warning

The country’s plight has put a global focus on the connection between fossil fuels and climate change.
Brussels Edition: A Middle Eastern Quandary

Brussels Edition: A Middle Eastern Quandary

Welcome to the Brussels Edition, Bloomberg’s daily briefing on what matters most in the heart of the European Union. Sign up here to get it in your inbox every weekday morning.
Climate Tops Germany’s 2020 Agenda With Merkel Legacy at Stake

Climate Tops Germany’s 2020 Agenda With Merkel Legacy at Stake

Germany’s long and growing list of outstanding climate goals are among the top priorities on the government’s agenda this year and threaten to tarnish Chancellor Angela Merkel’s legacy if left

How Sea Urchin Poop Could Fight Climate Change

If climate change catastrophe is going to be averted, such carbon export techniques are going to be very necessary indeed.
We calculated emissions due to electricity loss on the power grid

We calculated emissions due to electricity loss on the power grid

More carbon emissions come from lost electricity than the chemical industry.
A solution to Delhi’s apocalyptic winters might just be in sight

A solution to Delhi’s apocalyptic winters might just be in sight

A little help from the industry doesn't hurt.
The oceans soaked up an absolutely incredible amount of heat in the last 10 years

The oceans soaked up an absolutely incredible amount of heat in the last 10 years

The energy absorbed is the equivalent of the amount of energy released when detonating the Tsar Bomba once every 10 minutes for 10 years.
U.S. May Have to Accept That True High-Speed Rail Is Out of Reach

U.S. May Have to Accept That True High-Speed Rail Is Out of Reach

The fantasy of true high-speed rail in the U.S. — something faster than the current Acela that would actually attract tourists — is mesmerizing. But this writer has a point: A transit system that
How farmers can be part of the climate solution

How farmers can be part of the climate solution

A coalition of US farmers traveled to the UN’s COP25 summit in Madrid to make the case for the role that large-scale farming can play in addressing climate change.
The longest-running climate talks in history led to a dead end

The longest-running climate talks in history led to a dead end

So much for the COP25 climate change talks in Madrid.
UN Climate Summit Continues Spinning Its Wheels Into the Weekend, and Protestors Aren't Having It

UN Climate Summit Continues Spinning Its Wheels Into the Weekend, and Protestors Aren't Having It

The UN’s climate summit in Madrid—dubbed COP25 in UN jargon—continued into the weekend as countries remained deadlocked on divisive environmental issues, chief of which is how to handle a part of the
The Next Nuclear Plants Will Be Small, Svelte, and Safer

The Next Nuclear Plants Will Be Small, Svelte, and Safer

A new generation of reactors will start producing power in the next few years. They're comparatively tiny—and may be key to hitting our climate goals.