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The cost of the billionaire space race will be paid in carbon emissions
Hundreds of spaceflights a year would emit more greenhouse gases than some major power plants.
‘Blue carbon’ is a win-win for endangered coastal ecosystems and carbon sequestration
An international blue carbon wave is on the way.
Dam reservoirs may be much bigger sources of carbon emissions than we thought
We thought dams were good for the environment, but they may actually release immense amounts of carbon.
The US power grid is already halfway to carbon neutrality, and it’s saving lives
We're seeing fewer pollution-related deaths a year.
Why forests in the Andes are crucial to fighting climate change
Andean forests sequester a significant amount of carbon from the atmosphere.
Companies may soon pay a higher price for emitting carbon. But will it be high enough?
A new policy brings back an old approach to tallying the cost of carbon, albeit with limitations.
Sci-fi carbon coins could actually save our planet
The new currency in the novel Ministry for the Future has real-world supporters.
4 sustainability experts on how they’d spend Elon Musk’s $100 million climate commitment
It’s not just carbon capture that needs the cash.
The pandemic led to a record drop in carbon emissions
But it still wasn’t anywhere close to how much we need to cut.
Planting invasive species could make our carbon problem worse
Fast-growing vegetation can reduce carbon stored underground.