We share this press release from the Senate President’s Office _______________________ Senate Passes Natural Gas Leaks Legislation BOSTON – The Senate on Thursday unanimously passed a bill that establishes natural […]
The Global Warming and Climate Change Committee held a hearing on the climate impact of the transportation sector this week. The presentations were useful and read well as standalone documents.
China is a gigantic wild card with the potential to substantially extend the growth of carbon emissions world wide, even if developed nations get their emissions under control. China is […]
On a straight carbon dioxide emission basis, the United States accounted for 24.0% of emissions, highest in the world, and was 5th highest per capita in 2000 (only exceeded by Qatar, the United Arab Emirates, Kuwait and Bahrain).
European nations have suceeded in achieving a slight reduction in carbon emissions by switching from coal to gas for power generation. Overall, their energy use is actually increasing.
Available statistics allow an analysis of carbon emissions by broad type of economic activity.