Obama confident carbon pledge has 'legal footing' despite top court halt

Feb 12, 2016

Obama confident carbon pledge has 'legal footing' despite top court halt

U.S. President Barack Obama on Thursday called the Supreme Court’s decision to delay implementation of his administration’s Clean Power Plan “unusual” and expressed confidence that the White House would prevail. “We’re very confident that we’re on strong legal footing here,” he told a group ...

Soot ranked second-worst climate factor

Jan 17, 2013

Soot ranked second-worst climate factor

Soot ranks as the second-largest human contributor to climate change, according to a new analysis released Tuesday, exerting twice as much of an impact as previously thought. The four-year, 232-page study of black carbon, published in the Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, shows that ...