carbon pollution - updates

Rappler's latest stories on carbon pollution

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2018 spike in energy demand spells climate trouble – IEA

Mar 26, 2019 - 10:11 AM

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

CO2 emissions to rise in 2018 – IEA chief

Oct 18, 2018 - 3:54 PM

The energy sector accounts for 80% of global CO2 emissions, with most of the rest caused by deforestation and agriculture

With carbon pricing, Train Law can help reduce pollution

Feb 28, 2018 - 10:00 AM

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

1.5ºC climate goal 'very unlikely' but doable – draft UN report

Jan 13, 2018 - 9:37 AM

'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

IN PHOTOS: Greenpeace lauds CHR probe into carbon emitters

Dec 12, 2017 - 9:41 PM

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

PETITIONERS. Members of petitioning organizations and communities as well as other supporters listen to the speaker during the vigil program outside the CHR. Photo by Geric Cruz/Greenpeace

US says no major climate impact from Keystone pipeline

Feb 01, 2014 - 9:54 AM

A review on the project showed building and using the pipeline would not in itself significantly increase greenhouse gases blamed for climate change

DISASTER? Demonstrators protest outside the G8 Foreign Ministers meeting in London, Britain, April 11 2013. File photo by Andy Rain/EPA

Obama lays out national plan to fight climate change

Jun 26, 2013 - 7:49 AM

Obama: As a president as a father and as an American I am here to say we need to act

CLIMATE SPEECH. US President Barack Obama delivers a speech on climate change at Georgetown University in Washington, DC, June 25, 2013. White House video frame grab

Obama to propose 'national plan' on climate change

Jun 25, 2013 - 9:37 PM

UPDATE Obama will bypass climate change skeptics in the US Congress and order tough new rules to curb carbon emissions

US President Barack Obama speaks in an online message posted at the White House official website June 22, 2013. Frame grab courtesy of the White House