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 ...