Daily Archives: August 11, 2014

New study suggests Keystone XL emissions could be 4 times higher than State Dept estimate

New research reported in Nature Climate Change finds that increased Canadian tar sands production would decrease global oil prices and thereby increase oil consumption. As a result, if the proposed Keystone XL pipeline led to increased tar sands production, the … Continue reading

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Global aviation emissions need regulation ‘with teeth’

With┬áthe projected continuing significant growth in air traffic and the inadequacy of proposed aviation carbon emissions reductions, new research suggests that civil aviation will become an increasingly significant contributor to global warming unless demand is reduced — and good luck … Continue reading

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