Oct 7, 2016

Airlines become first industry to pledge carbon emissions cap

The airline industry agreed Thursday on a framework for reducing its carbon footprint at a U.N. meeting in Montreal, the first time a commercial sector has voluntarily tackled climate change. Six years of negotiations culminated in the agreement at the International Civil Aviation Organization’s ...

New NASA satellite to map carbon emissions

Jun 21, 2014

New NASA satellite to map carbon emissions

NASA is preparing a July 1 launch for its first satellite dedicated to measuring atmospheric levels of carbon dioxide, a greenhouse gas that plays a key role in climate change. Carbon dioxide levels have reached their highest point in at least 800,000 years, according ...