Carbon emissions

Adding seaweed to cows’ diets could help reduce methane production and help curb climate change.
Karin Heineman, Executive Producer
Climate scientists propose new explanation for the rapid changes to the ocean carbon sink in the 1990s.
Christian Fogerty, Contributor
Climate change may cause trees to live faster and die younger, releasing their carbon into the atmosphere.
Gabriel Popkin, Contributor
New research adds to the worry that soil microbes will make climate change worse.
Gabriel Popkin, Contributor
Preventing losses of electricity as it travels from the source to where it's used could cut greenhouse gas emissions by half a billion metric tons a year.
Nala Rogers, Staff Writer
If we were on track to curb climate change, methane levels would be dropping. Instead, they are spiking.
Nala Rogers, Staff Writer
Critical ecosystem’s first global height measurement could aid climate change fight.
Gabriel Popkin, Contributor
Researchers match recent and future climates to show what American cities will be like in 60 years.
Nala Rogers, Staff Writer
The global demand for seaweed has never been higher, and American farmers are taking notice.
Annie Roth, Contributor
Escaped methane likely warms the climate as much as all natural gas burned in the U.S.
Nala Rogers, Staff Writer
Researchers found that efforts to curtail tourism-related emissions have been outpaced by the industry's growth.
Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer
Scientists are braving Arctic winters to study carbon frozen in soil. They keep finding surprises -- all of them bad.
Nala Rogers, Staff Writer