Coronavirus Has Decreased Air Pollution, but Cars Are not the Whole Pollution Picture
on Jun 2, 2020 at 7:00 am
The pandemic has meant less car pollution, but not much of a decrease in overall pollution. Why? Because car pollution is just one player.
For the First Time, Renewable Energy is Expected to Surpass Coal in the U.S.
on May 15, 2020 at 5:12 pm
The coronavirus pandemic has caused hardships on many industries—the fossil fuel and clean energy industries alike. However, this is the first time in history that renewable energy use is expected to eclipse coal reliance in the U.S., and its effects on climate change are big.
As Wind Power in the US Gains Traction, the Coronavirus is Complicating Matters
on May 12, 2020 at 5:19 pm
A report from the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) reports that the first quarter of this year has been very promising for the wind energy industry. However, the coronavirus is casting a shadow over the sector.
Emissions Declines Set New Records——and Cause Worry
on May 4, 2020 at 8:09 pm
Research suggests that a nearly eight percent in overall fossil fuel use, driven by the coronavirus pandemic, is both record-setting and worrysome.
Reduce Your Carbon Footprint at Home—While Social Distancing
on Apr 16, 2020 at 4:43 pm
Just because you are at home, cooking more and testing your boredom does not mean you should forget about your carbon footprint reduction checklist. Here are the New York Times’ best at-home, eco-friendly steps that are easy.