Rappler's latest stories on carbon
Destructive storm surges fueled by increasingly powerful cyclones and rising seas will hit Asia hardest, according to scientists
The Deep Carbon Observatory finds manmade carbon dioxide emissions drastically outstrip the contribution of volcanoes to current warming rates
'The climate emergency is a race we are losing, but it is a race we can win,' says UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres
Research finds nearly three-quarters of the electricity used by data centers in China was sourced from coal in 2018, emitting 99 million tonnes of carbon emissions.
Energy and Clean Growth Minister Chris Skidmore signs an order paper enacting the legislation after it passes both houses of parliament without a vote earlier this week
It is also the first time on record that the Mauna Loa Observatory measured a daily baseline of CO2 above 415 parts per million
It is not 'wealthy country warming' that is happening, but global warming. We all live in a planet that has been warming.
Double-digit growth in solar and wind power generation is still not fast enough to meet soaring electricity demand which also pushed up the use of coal
As we wrap up 2018, the Mind Movers of the Mind Museum write about some of this year's most important science stories
Research shows rapid deployment of solar and wind power, along with gains in energy efficiency, have been outpaced by growth in demand for freight, personal transport, shipping, and aviation
The energy sector accounts for 80% of global CO2 emissions, with most of the rest caused by deforestation and agriculture
We can diversify a lot more when it comes to what we should eat
Jointly organized by California governor Jerry Brown and former New York mayor Michael Bloomberg, the 3-day gathering is a showcase for initiatives, big and small, to reduce humanity's carbon footprint
In the transition to clean energy, natural gas fills in where renewables fall short.
(3rd UPDATE) Morrison, an ally of deposed leader Malcolm Turnbull, wins a party vote 45-40
Will our lawmakers seize this golden opportunity or will they resign us to a future of unintended consequences?
Few people would associate fossil fuel combustion and deforestation with the nutritional content of rice, but our research clearly shows one way in which emitting fossil fuels could worsen world hunger challenges
'Now, President Donald Trump's administration has quietly killed the CMS,' a report says, describing the move as the latest in a 'broad attack on climate science' mounted by the White House
Addressing climate change lies in ensuring the well-being of our people and making sure that they have the capacity to survive and thrive in these trying times
Historically, when we burn coal or use petroleum products, we generally do not pay for the actual price of the carbon emissions brought about by these fossil fuels
The tax will be levied on all facilities producing 25,000 tons or more of greenhouse gas emissions a year
The new method 'brings us closer to our ultimate goal of producing hydrogen from water,' Osaka City Universtiy professor Yusuke Yamada says
'Altered Carbon' is beholden to the noir and cyberpunk conventions that came before it. The constant brooding, the oppressive urbanization – it’s all here.
'There is a very high risk that under current emissions trajectories, and current national pledges, global warming will exceed 1.5ºC above preindustrial levels,' says the 1,000-page report prepared by hundreds of scientists
The cast of 'Altered Carbon' explains what goes on in Richard K. Morgan's dystopian world
Greenpeace Southeast Asia praises the Commission on Human Rights' planned public hearings on a petition filed against the world's largest investor-owned fossil fuel and cement producer
'No other case has been filed anywhere in the world trying to establish a nexus between human rights and climate change,' says Commissioner Roberto Cadiz
The proposal has to be approved by the 28 member states and the European Parliament
The report also said that the last time Earth experienced similar CO2 concentration rates was 3 to 5 million years ago, when the sea level was up to 20 meters higher than now
The legendary Lolita Carbon of Asin is performing on Rappler Live Jam!
Researchers say they still don t understand how or why carbon dioxide emissions sap protein and other nutrients from plants but the mystery is one that could have devastating consequences across the globe
Those of us who want to step forward on climate need to know how our actions can have the greatest possible impact
The authors call on leaders set to gather at the G20 summit in Hamburg Germany on July 7 8 to highlight 2020 as a make or break point for taking action
Countries should set a target of reaching 40 to 80 per ton of CO2 by 2020 and of 50 to 100 per ton by 2030 economists say
See the level of emissions and the number of trees Secretary Vernice Victorio s household needs to plant to offset it
Here’s the explanation on how we got the values in the Household carbon footprint interactive page
Compute your monthly footprint in three key areas: energy consumption, transportation, and waste
What can you do to cut your carbon footprint?
After rising slowly from 2000 to 2006 the concentration of methane in the air climbed 10 times more quickly the following decade a study reveals
Environmental lawyer Antonio La Vina says that in order to tackle energy problems in the country there is a need to reduce over dependence on one energy source like coal
Emissions of planet warming carbon dioxide stayed level in 2015 at 36 3 billion tons GtCO2 and are projected to rise only slightly by 0 2 in 2016
Trump cannot prevent the implementation of the landmark Paris pact inked in the French capital last December says Segolene Royal France s environment minister and outgoing head of the UN climate forum
The reality is that this is a deal crafted to suit the United States China and other big emitters
If we don t start taking additional action now beginning with the upcoming climate meeting in Marrakesh we will grieve over the avoidable human tragedy says UNEP head Erik Solheim
Legarda: We need to ratify the Paris Agreement so that we can access the Green Climate Fund and receive other technical and financial support from developed countries
Rolly Calalang: Duterte’s lukewarm reception of the climate change agreement is not really out of line
PRESS RELEASE: Artists Tubaw Jana Garcia Datu’s Tribe and the Tres Marias – Cooky Chua Bayang Barrios and Lolita Carbon together with Naliyagan are performing at the 70 s Bistro in Quezon City
Kerry explains aspects of the Paris climate deal to Duterte who says he is willing to follow the agreement as long as everything is fair says Presidential Spokesman Ernesto Abella
Small but conscious changes in the way we eat live and work can help reduce our carbon emissions