greenhouse gases http://wfpl.org en New Greenhouse Gas Data Shows Little Change in Jefferson County Emissions http://wfpl.org/post/new-greenhouse-gas-data-shows-little-change-jefferson-county-emissions <p>The Environmental Protection Agency has <a href="http://ghgdata.epa.gov/ghgp/main.do" target="_blank">released the second year of data </a>of the nation's greenhouse gas emissions, which it's congressionally-mandated to report.</p><p>Greenhouse gases include carbon dioxide, methane and nitrous oxide, and are thought to be one of the primary drivers of climate change. The EPA has <a href="http://wfpl.org/post/court-rules-epa-can-regulate-greenhouse-gases" target="_blank">successfully argued that the gases are pollutants</a> and pose a danger to human health.</p> Wed, 06 Feb 2013 13:00:00 +0000 Erica Peterson 3828 at http://wfpl.org New Greenhouse Gas Data Shows Little Change in Jefferson County Emissions New Filing in Bridges Lawsuit Says Greenhouse Gases Should Be Considered http://wfpl.org/post/new-filing-bridges-lawsuit-says-greenhouse-gases-should-be-considered <p>A Louisville non-profit has<a href="http://www.scribd.com/doc/122638677/Memorandum-in-Support-of-CARTs-Motion-for-Leave-to-Amend-the-Complaint" target="_blank"> filed to amend its pending lawsuit</a> against the Ohio River Bridges Project, arguing the federal government should have taken greenhouse gases into consideration.</p> Mon, 28 Jan 2013 19:46:07 +0000 Erica Peterson 3658 at http://wfpl.org New Filing in Bridges Lawsuit Says Greenhouse Gases Should Be Considered Revealing a City's Greenhouse Gas Emissions...One Building at a Time http://wfpl.org/post/revealing-citys-greenhouse-gas-emissionsone-building-time <p>A <a href="http://hestia.project.asu.edu/" target="_blank">new project</a> by researchers at Arizona State University has succeeded in creating visualizations of a city’s greenhouse gas emissions. The first test case of the new technology is Indianapolis.</p><p>Here's the video the team made to showcase the technology:</p><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="315" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/ujD52RTvyME" width="560"></iframe></p> Fri, 12 Oct 2012 12:00:00 +0000 Erica Peterson 1985 at http://wfpl.org NASA Scientist Discusses Climate Change, Effect on Kentucky http://wfpl.org/post/nasa-scientist-discusses-climate-change-effect-kentucky <p>In increasing numbers, scientists are in agreement that the earth’s climate is changing, and human carbon dioxide emissions are contributing to those changes. A NASA climate scientist was in Louisville this weekend to talk about the growing evidence.</p> Mon, 24 Sep 2012 13:00:00 +0000 Erica Peterson 1758 at http://wfpl.org Court Rules EPA Can Regulate Greenhouse Gases http://wfpl.org/post/court-rules-epa-can-regulate-greenhouse-gases <p>A federal court of appeals has ruled that the Environmental Protection Agency can regulate carbon emissions from vehicles and power plants.</p> Tue, 26 Jun 2012 21:50:23 +0000 Erica Peterson 811 at http://wfpl.org Court Rules EPA Can Regulate Greenhouse Gases