This digest provides a selection of recent news articles relating to climate change and other environmental issues. Click on the title to read the full article from its original source.
By Simon Evans and Verner Viisainen (Carbon Brief)
Global carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from energy use and industry could peak as soon as this year, according to an analysis of figures from the International Energy Agency.
By Simon Evans (Carbon Brief)
Electric vehicles significantly cut lifecycle greenhouse gas emissions in almost all circumstances and are the key technology for decarbonising road transport.
By Leah Garden (GreenBiz)
The bipartisan Climate Solutions Caucus congressional committee is back and ready to reach across the aisle in regards to climate policy. The first priority of the caucus will focus on the current confusion surrounding permitting processes and its impact on the development of clean energy projects.
By Phil McKenna (Inside Climate news)
EPA’s annual greenhouse gas report for large emitters show some facilities slashed their emissions while others polluted more than ever.
By Annie Ropeik (Inside Climate news)
The state’s shareholder-owned utilities that would be replaced by a new company mandated to pursue climate goals have outspent its supporters nearly 30 to 1 to stop it.