CARBON - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/CARBON News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Letter: Trial by fire is coming http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57846441-82/carbon-fire-trial-cash.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57846441-82/carbon-fire-trial-cash.html.csp">Letter: Trial by fire is coming</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-22T16:33:02.118-06:00">Updated Apr 22, 2014 04:33PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">In referencing Mark Reynolds’ article in Sunday’s paper, “Taxing Carbon, and giving taxpayer’s cash,” I agree with everything he said, except the minority in this country who control the majority of the pollution problem will never allow such a tax. They have no religious, moral or ethical obligation to the masses, just to their stockholders, and the huge bonus they reap by higher stock prices. They are not alone in this crime against humanity. We are complicit as well, with our apathy for chang...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57846441@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Apr 2014 16:33:02 MDT Study: Corn biofuels release more greenhouse gases than gasoline http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57842990-68/corn-residue-biofuels-gasoline.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57842990-68/corn-residue-biofuels-gasoline.html.csp">Study: Corn biofuels release more greenhouse gases than gasoline</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DINA CAPPIELLO</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-20T22:29:11.888-06:00">Updated Apr 20, 2014 10:29PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Biofuels made from the leftovers of harvested corn plants are worse than gasoline for global warming in the short term, a study shows, challenging the Obama administration’s conclusions that they are a much cleaner oil alternative and will help combat climate change. A $500,000 study paid for by the federal government and released Sunday in the peer-reviewed journal Nature Climate Change concludes that biofuels made with corn residue release 7 percent more greenhouse gases in the e...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578429902014-04-20T22:29:11.888-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-20T22:29:11.888-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57842990@www.sltrib.com Sun, 20 Apr 2014 22:29:11 MDT Study: Fuels from corn waste not better than gas http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57843092-68/corn-residue-biofuels-emissions.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57843092-68/corn-residue-biofuels-emissions.html.csp">Study: Fuels from corn waste not better than gas</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DINA CAPPIELLO</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-20T20:55:18.108-06:00">Updated Apr 20, 2014 08:55PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Biofuels made from the leftovers of harvested corn plants are worse than gasoline for global warming in the short term, a study shows, challenging the Obama administration’s conclusions that they are a much cleaner oil alternative and will help combat climate change. A $500,000 study paid for by the federal government and released Sunday in the peer-reviewed journal Nature Climate Change concludes that biofuels made with corn residue release 7 percent more greenhouse gases in the ea...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578430922014-04-20T20:55:18.108-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-20T20:55:18.108-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57843092@www.sltrib.com Sun, 20 Apr 2014 20:55:18 MDT Op-ed: Time to tax carbon and give taxpayers the money http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57832793-82/carbon-tax-climate-report.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57832793-82/carbon-tax-climate-report.html.csp">Op-ed: Time to tax carbon and give taxpayers the money</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Mark Reynolds</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-18T17:47:02.141-06:00">Updated Apr 18, 2014 05:47PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The most authoritative scientific body in the world just issued the last of three reports on climate change with a message that can be summed up rather succinctly: Stop burning things that release greenhouse gases by transitioning quickly to clean energy and low-carbon modes of transportation. If you have to burn stuff, capture and store the carbon. In its report, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change did not spell out how, specifically, this transition would take place, but I have a sug...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57832793@www.sltrib.com Fri, 18 Apr 2014 17:47:02 MDT Climate change responses to shape Asia’s future http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57758862-68/climate-asia-emissions-carbon.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57758862-68/climate-asia-emissions-carbon.html.csp">Climate change responses to shape Asia’s future</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ELAINE KURTENBACH</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-01T15:59:55.635-06:00">Updated Apr 1, 2014 03:59PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Yokohama, Japan • Challenges such as extreme weather, rising seas and worsening scarcity of drinking water are forcing many Asian governments to confront the changes being wrought by a warming planet even as some point to rich Western nations as major culprits. Millions of people in the region have already been displaced by floods and droughts thought related to global warming, a United Nations scientific panel said in a report meant to guide policymakers and form the foundation for a new climat...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577588622014-04-01T15:59:55.635-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-01T15:59:55.635-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57758862@www.sltrib.com Tue, 01 Apr 2014 15:59:55 MDT Senate Keystone hearing called ‘fact-free debate’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57679002-68/oil-pipeline-keystone-carbon.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57679002-68/oil-pipeline-keystone-carbon.html.csp">Senate Keystone hearing called ‘fact-free debate’</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jennifer A. Dlouhy</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Hearst Newspapers</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-13T19:52:02.097-06:00">Updated Mar 13, 2014 07:52PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">WAashington • The fight over Keystone XL moved to the Senate on Thursday, as fans and foes of the pipeline battled over its link to climate change, the economy and U.S. security. But little was resolved during a two-hour Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on the issue that only served to underscore the sharp divisions over TransCanada Corp.’s $5.4 billion project. University of Alberta energy policy professor Andrew Leach described it as a “largely fact-free debate.” “Both sides (are) p...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57679002@www.sltrib.com Thu, 13 Mar 2014 19:52:02 MDT Milbank: Democrats filibuster themselves silly http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57663435-82/democrats-climate-action-senate.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57663435-82/democrats-climate-action-senate.html.csp">Milbank: Democrats filibuster themselves silly</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Dana Milbank</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-11T01:25:01.99-06:00">Updated Mar 11, 2014 01:25AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The filibuster has been used to delay many things over the years: civil rights, spending bills, presidential nominees and, most recently, Obamacare. But this may be the first time in history that a group of senators filibustered themselves. About 30 Democratic senators — calling themselves the Senate Climate Action Task Force — resolved to keep the Senate open overnight Monday into Tuesday morning. “We’re not going to rest until Congress wakes up and acts on the most pressing issue of our time,”...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57663435@www.sltrib.com Tue, 11 Mar 2014 01:25:01 MDT Gas prices may jump from California emissions law http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57655646-68/tax-cap-trade-prices.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57655646-68/tax-cap-trade-prices.html.csp">Gas prices may jump from California emissions law</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JASON DEAREN and DON THOMPSON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-09T10:09:02.698-06:00">Updated Mar 9, 2014 10:09AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">San Francisco • California’s greenhouse gas reduction law already has shaken up the state’s industrial sector, costing it more than $1.5 billion in pollution permit fees. It’s now poised to hit the pocketbooks of everyday Californians. Starting next year, the law will force fuel distributors into the same cap-and-trade marketplace as utilities and major manufacturers. The oil industry says it will lead to price increases of at least 12 cents a gallon immediately, while state regulators say any p...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-576556462014-03-09T10:09:02.698-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-09T10:09:02.698-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57655646@www.sltrib.com Sun, 09 Mar 2014 10:09:02 MDT House passes bill to block Obama climate plan http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57643752-68/carbon-coal-power-bill.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57643752-68/carbon-coal-power-bill.html.csp">House passes bill to block Obama climate plan</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MATTHEW DALY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-06T16:56:57.346-06:00">Updated Mar 6, 2014 04:56PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Aiming at the heart of President Barack Obama’s strategy for fighting climate change, the Republican-controlled House voted Thursday to block the administration’s plan to limit carbon pollution from new power plants. The bill targets Obama’s proposal for the Environmental Protection Agency to set the first national limits on heat-trapping carbon pollution from future power plants. It’s part of the GOP’s election-year strategy to fight back against what Republicans call a “war on co...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-576437522014-03-06T16:56:57.346-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-06T16:56:57.346-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57643752@www.sltrib.com Thu, 06 Mar 2014 16:56:57 MDT Bill defending carbon dioxide gets shelved http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57632728-90/anderson-bill-caps-carbon.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57632728-90/anderson-bill-caps-carbon.html.csp">Bill defending carbon dioxide gets shelved</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Robert Gehrke</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-05T21:01:43.687-06:00">Updated Mar 5, 2014 09:01PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A bill from a lawmaker who says the atmosphere needs more carbon dioxide and melting ice caps wouldn’t raise sea levels got set aside Tuesday, but could be studied over the summer. Rep. Jerry Anderson, R-Price, a beekeeper who said he taught science for five decades, said despite warnings from climate alarmists, carbon dioxide is not a pollutant and state law shouldn’t classify it as one, except when it is in large concentrations. His bill, HB229, would remove carbon dioxide from a list of pollu...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57632728@www.sltrib.com Wed, 05 Mar 2014 21:01:43 MDT Op-ed: Part-time legislators need full-time climate experts http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57631538-82/climate-tax-carbon-global.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57631538-82/climate-tax-carbon-global.html.csp">Op-ed: Part-time legislators need full-time climate experts</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Steve Glaser</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-04T17:30:30.464-06:00">Updated Mar 4, 2014 05:30PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">I do not envy our legislators. They make decisions about a host of issues, many of which must be unfamiliar. If they are lucky, they will be knowledgeable on perhaps half of the matters that arise each year. The rest must be learned on the fly. Their task is especially great with a highly technical issue such as global warming. I wouldn’t expect or even want my legislator to be an expert in this area. To do so would be a full-time job. My legislator would be uninformed on other concerns, with n...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57631538@www.sltrib.com Tue, 04 Mar 2014 17:30:30 MDT Stunning supercars at the Geneva Motor Show http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57631759-68/kph-geneva-model-seconds.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57631759-68/kph-geneva-model-seconds.html.csp">Stunning supercars at the Geneva Motor Show</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JOHN HEILPRIN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-04T14:38:41.389-06:00">Updated Mar 4, 2014 02:38PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Geneva • Dreaming is what most of us who lack the cash needed to buy a supercar can still afford to do. So when an auto show rolls around offering a look at some of the most stunning examples of auto art and engineering, it’s time to indulge — even just for a moment. Here’s a glance at four of the most striking new vehicles on display at the Geneva Motor Show, which opens to the public Thursday and runs through March. 16. ——— FERRARI CALIFORNIA T: Should you need to accelerate from 0-100 kph (0-...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-576317592014-03-04T14:38:41.389-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-04T14:38:41.389-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57631759@www.sltrib.com Tue, 04 Mar 2014 14:38:41 MDT 3A girls’ basketball: Cedar gets defensive to beat Carbon http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/57610717-190/cedar-carbon-girls-desert.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/57610717-190/cedar-carbon-girls-desert.html.csp">3A girls’ basketball: Cedar gets defensive to beat Carbon</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Tom Wharton</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-28T17:10:25.279-06:00">Updated Feb 28, 2014 05:10PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Cedar City • Cedar City coach John Elison had a plan to stop Carbon, and his team executed it almost to perfection Thursday night as Cedar took a 43-29 victory in the Class 3A girls’ basketball quarterfinals. Cedar all but took away Carbon’s outside game, holding normally reliable Dino guard Katie Bassinger scoreless. Despite a strong inside game from Shelby Cornforth, who finished with 12 points, the Dinos had no answers. “We held them to 12 at the half and we had a strong defensive presence,”...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57610717@www.sltrib.com Fri, 28 Feb 2014 17:10:25 MDT Letter: George Will’s intellectual turbine no longer spinning http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57613162-82/climate-george-turbine-carbon.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57613162-82/climate-george-turbine-carbon.html.csp">Letter: George Will’s intellectual turbine no longer spinning</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-01T01:01:06.66-06:00">Updated Mar 1, 2014 01:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">It’s ironic that in attacking those who question our continued reliance on fossil fuels, George Will reveals himself to have nothing left in his tank (“Perfect climate for liberals,” Opinion, Feb. 26). One would figure that an intellectually sharp conservative would reject the facile politics of climate-change denial and embrace limited-government solutions to the problem of carbon pollution, such as a revenue-neutral fee on carbon emissions. However, Will seems to find it easier to insult envi...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57613162@www.sltrib.com Sat, 01 Mar 2014 01:01:06 MDT Idaho man dies in Carbon County crash http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57610843-78/crash-idaho-carbon-county.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57610843-78/crash-idaho-carbon-county.html.csp">Idaho man dies in Carbon County crash</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Erin Alberty</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-27T22:43:05.251-06:00">Updated Feb 27, 2014 10:43PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">An Idaho man died in a traffic crash during a heavy rainstorm Thursday near Wellington. Jack Le Roy Seiber, 22, was driving a Ford Escort west on State Road 6 in Carbon County about 3 p.m. when an eastbound Toyota 4Runner lost control and crashed into Seiber’s Escort, Utah Highway Patrol reported. Seiber, of Blackfoot, Idaho, died. The driver of the 4Runner was not injured, but two passengers were taken to a hospital; they were expected to survive, according to police reports. Drugs and alcoho...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57610843@www.sltrib.com Thu, 27 Feb 2014 22:43:05 MDT