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California emissions, carbon neutrality plan draws criticism

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California air regulators are likely to hear a barrage of criticism Thursday on a plan to slash fossil fuel use and reach carbon neutrality by 2045, a proposal that would req...

Davos updates | Urgent need in Afghanistan is saving economy

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — Two high-level speakers at the World Economic Forum gathering say Afghanistan’s most urgent need is saving its economy from complete collapse. Achim Steiner...

Carbon removal technologies to get $3.5B federal investment

NEW YORK (AP) — The federal government is investing in machines that suck giant amounts of carbon dioxide out of the air in the hopes of reducing damage from climate change. The Dep...

Algae a winner in Elon Musk-funded greenhouse gas contest

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — From algae farming to producing a sort of artificial limestone, ideas for reducing greenhouse gas in the atmosphere are getting a funding boost from famed entrepreneur Elon Musk....

Elon Musk's $5.7B donation sparks questions about giving

Leave it to Elon Musk to stir up controversy without saying — or tweeting — a word. In November, according to a regulatory filling, the Tesla CEO donated to charity about 5 million s...

Report: Corporate climate pledges are weaker than they seem

NEW YORK (AP) — Many of the world’s largest companies are failing to take significant enough steps to meet their pledges to vastly reduce the impact of their greenhouse gas emissions in the decades ah...

Air-scrubbing machines gain momentum, but long way to go

NEW YORK (AP) — On a field ringed by rolling green hills in Iceland, fans attached to metal structures that look like an industrial-sized Lego project are spinning. Their mission is to scrub the atmos...

National Cheng Kung University establishes Taiwan's first carbon negative plant

TAINAN (Taiwan News) — National Cheng Kung University (NCKU) has founded Taiwan’s first carbon-negative factory, which opened on Friday (Sept. 24) and will promote carbon removal technolog...

BLUE BOTTLE COFFEE Commits to Carbon Neutrality by 2024

HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 23 September 2021 - Blue Bottle Coffee announced its commitment to achieve carbon neutrality by 2024. This extends to the entire brand, in the United States and Asia, ...

Tesla CEO Musk puts $100 mln jolt into quest for carbon removal

Billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk on Thursday (April 22) offered inventors $100 million in prize money to develop ways to fight global warming by removing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere or ocean....