May 18, 2024

carbon emissions

NYDPS Report Shows State Emissions Down Nearly 50M MT
The New York Department of Public Service released its first report card on how well the state is complying with its Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act mandates.
Rhodium Group
IRA Gets US Emissions Close to Pledged Levels, Report Finds
The IRA is pushing carbon cuts like no other enacted policy in the U.S.,  but more needs to be done to meet the international pledges from the Paris Agreement, Rhodium Group said in a report.
IEA: Renewables to Provide 90% of World’s New Power Generation
Ninety percent of new generation built to meet global electricity demand over the next three years will be renewables and nuclear, according to a new report.
New England’s Reliability During Heat Wave Came with Emissions Spike
ISO-NE fossil fuel generators burned 6 million gallons of oil during the recent heat wave, resulting in a 50% emissions spike over the same period in 2021.
Principle Power
Newsom Calls for ‘Bolder’ Climate Action in California
The state agency drawing up California’s plan to reach carbon neutrality by 2045 should take “even bolder action” on climate change, Gov. Gavin Newsom said.
Rhodium Group
Counterflow: We’re Going to Need a Plan B
With time running out to avoid the worst impacts of climate change, columnist Steve Huntoon says we need to give geoengineering a chance.
Public Service Enterprise Group
PSEG Sees Potential $3B OSW Transmission Spending
PSEG said Tuesday that it could secure projects costing as much as $3 billion under New Jersey’s solicitation seeking proposals for transmission upgrades.
Arne Müseler, CC BY-SA 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons
Study Casts Doubts on Corporate Green Goals
A new study shows that most global corporations with big carbon emissions pledges are likely to come up short on real reductions.
Emissions from New England’s Power Generation Increased in 2021
An increase in natural gas generation in New England in 2021 fueled a 2.6% rise in emissions from the power system, according to ISO-NE.
Michigan Zero-carbon Proposal Draft Sent to Whitmer
Michigan would have at least 2 million EVs and get half of its electricity from renewables by 2030 under a climate plan sent to Gov. Whitmer.

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