Current Headlines

  1. Global Automakers Views EPA’s MY 2022-2025 GHG Emission Final Determination As An Important First Step
    4/2/2018

    The Association of Global Automakers appreciates the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) deliberative and data-driven determination that adjustments to the MY 2022-2025 Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Program for cars and light trucks are needed to better reflect the realities of today’s U.S. auto market

  2. First Direct Observations Of Methane’s Increasing Greenhouse Effect At The Earth’s Surface
    4/2/2018

    Scientists have directly measured the increasing greenhouse effect of methane at the Earth’s surface for the first time

  3. Combining Science And Service: Studying Lead Contamination In Trenton, N.J.
    4/2/2018

    Choi used a handheld X-ray fluorescence (XRF) reader, an instrument that measures the most minute concentrations of elements in the object or substance it’s pointed at.

  4. DTE Energy To Double Renewable Energy Capacity By Early 2020s
    3/30/2018

    DTE Energy has submitted its 2018 Renewable Energy Plan to the Michigan Public Service Commission (MPSC) proposing approximately 1,000 additional megawatts of carbon-free electricity from new wind and solar projects in Michigan scheduled to be completed by 2022

  5. Paris Agreement Climate Change Targets Are Unattainable says Friends Of Science – Calls For A Review Of The Science In Light Of US Policy And New Findings
    3/29/2018

    Huffington Post reported on March 27, 2018, that Canada would miss Paris Agreement climate change targets to reduce greenhouse gases, according to a new report by Canada’s federal environment commission auditor and several provincial auditors general

  6. Duke Energy Using North Carolina-Based Renewable Natural Gas In First-Of-Its-Kind Project
    3/29/2018

    A Duke Energy power plant is using renewable natural gas from North Carolina-based hog farms to produce electricity – the first application of the technology from in-state farms

  7. Walmart Commits To Reduce Emissions By 50 Million Metric Tons In China
    3/29/2018

    Today Walmart announced a goal to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in its China value chain by 50 million metric tons (MMT) by 2030 – equivalent to the emissions associated with the average annual electricity consumption of 40 million Chinese households

  8. Scientific Community Decries EPA Push To Restrict Research
    3/29/2018

    The U.S. EPA under Trump administration is considering a major overhaul of how it assesses scientific research, a move that critics say could render the agency more toothless in protecting the drinking water supply.

  9. SoCalGas Helps Fleet Owners Put New Near-Zero Emissions Natural Gas Trucks On The Road
    3/28/2018

    Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) today announced efforts to help California fleets get more drivers behind the wheel of new near-zero emissions heavy-duty natural gas trucks

  10. Philly Pipe Problem: Sewage Flows Into Water Source
    3/28/2018

    In some buildings in Philadelphia, water flushed down the toilet flows directly into the water supply.