A Coal-Burning Power Plant, Before and After

Though the EU has been clamoring to reduce carbon emissions, Germany is in the process of building 26 new coal-burning power plants. Here you can see a gigantic excavator machine mining brown coal near the Boxberg power plant yesterday. Consider this a "before" picture. Want to see what happens after the excavation? » 4/18/08 7:00am 4/18/08 7:00am

By 2050, Smog Monster Will Be Eating Mostly Cars

A new study published today in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences shows that about 20-25% of greenhouse gas emissions (CO2 and ozone) are coming from railway, shipping, and car or truck transportation. But the most interesting part of the study are its future projections. "In 2050, as much as 30-50%… » 1/07/08 7:20am 1/07/08 7:20am