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Keep on trucking

...be the new Environmental Protection Agency rules on heavy-duty trucks, which aim to increase fuel efficiency and decrease carbon dioxide emissions beginning in 2021.Compared to most cost-inflating regulations, these new standards might actually save...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-07-05/keep-trucking
Keep plants from suffering in prolonged heat

...light energy from the sun into chemical energy to drive growth. Chlorophyll is the molecule that converts sunlight, water and carbon dioxide into a usable form of energy or glucose. So less water, less photosynthesis. When it rises above 89 degrees, most...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/life-style/2015-06-25/keep-plants-suffering-pr
New EPA rule would increase fuel efficiency for heavy trucks

...Pro tection Agency are designed to slash carbon dioxide emissions by 24 percent over the...forward this summer on its plan to curb carbon pollution from coal-fired power plants...completed, the rules are expected to lower carbon dioxide emissions by about 1 billion metric...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-19/new-epa-rule-would-increas
Final federal loan guarantee finalized for Plant Vogtle project

...diversified the nation's energy infrastructure and paved the way for more nuclear construction."As we move towards a low-carbon future, the department's loan guarantees will play an important part in expanding the role of nuclear energy as a part of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-06-24/final-federal-loan-guarantee-
Stem carbon dioxide output through nuclear

...to defend against increasing levels of carbon dioxide in Earth's atmosphere.After...still projected exponential increases in carbon dioxide levels because of the increased...really tumbled to the notion that levels of carbon dioxide were increasing in Earth's atmosphere...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2015-01-31/stem-carbon-diox
Tesla Motors co-founder wants to electrify commercial trucks

...that consume billions of gallons of fuel while spewing tons of carbon dioxide, nitrogen oxide and other pollutants.While more consumers...elites, Wright believes his powertrains can do more to reduce carbon pollution because trucks are such heavy polluters."I think...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-02/tesla-motors-co-founder-wa
Property transfers

...Park, $148,900Larry S. Prather Jr. and Walker Hill LLC to Carbon Construction LLC, Lot 92, Block A, Phase 2, Walker Hill...320,000Larry S. Prather Jr. and Walker Hill LLC to Carbon Construction LLC, Lot 97, Block A, Phase 2, Walker Hill...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/home/real-estate/2015-06-12/property-transfers
Protester gets off Shell ship with Coast Guard's help

...questioned its ability to be effective in the harsh Arctic climate.Obama said this month that he is committed to reducing carbon emissions. But he says consumers will still need fossil fuels during a transition to other energy sources, and he would rather...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-24/protester-gets-shell-ship-
Audubon forest in SC sells carbon credits

...helping companies in California meet their carbon emission goals to ease global warming...California's cap and trade program as carbon offsets in a program that also brings...land that will remain the same and the carbon stored in the trees will never enter the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-08-10/audubon-forest-sc-sells-carbo
Tanks from derailed oil cars are still burning in West Virginia

MOUNT CARBON, W.Va. - Oil cars were still burning more than a day after a train carrying 3 million gallons of North Dakota crude derailed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-02-17/tanks-derailed-oil-cars-are-still-b