CARBON - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/CARBON News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) One dead in central Utah coal mine accident http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58419174-78/mine-amp-accident-west.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58419174-78/mine-amp-accident-west.html.csp">One dead in central Utah coal mine accident</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Bob Mims </span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and Mike Gorrell</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-17T14:11:17.72-06:00">Updated Sep 17, 2014 02:11PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">One worker died early Tuesday in a coal mining accident in central Utah. Gary Broadbent, spokesman for mine operator UtahAmerican Energy Inc., identified the victim as Alejandro Ramirez, 46, of Price. Ramirez worked for the company for six years, Broadbent said. A Carbon County sheriff’s dispatcher said the 911 call reporting the accident arrived at 1:35 a.m. from the West Ridge Mine near the community of East Carbon. Ramirez was pronounced dead at the scene. No other miners were hurt. East...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58419174@www.sltrib.com Wed, 17 Sep 2014 14:11:17 MDT U.N. says CO2 pollution levels reached record high in 2013 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58395675-68/levels-climate-carbon-emissions.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58395675-68/levels-climate-carbon-emissions.html.csp">U.N. says CO2 pollution levels reached record high in 2013</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="2014-09-09T21:52:02.505-06:00">Updated Sep 9, 2014 09:52PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Geneva • Carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere reached a record high in 2013 as increasing levels of man-made pollution transform the planet, the U.N. weather agency said Tuesday. The heat-trapping gas blamed for the largest share of global warming rose to global concentrations of 396 parts per million last year, the biggest year-to-year change in three decades, the World Meteorological Organization said in an annual report. That’s an increase of 2.9 ppm from the previous year and is 42 perce...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583956752014-09-09T21:52:02.505-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-09T21:52:02.505-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58395675@www.sltrib.com Tue, 09 Sep 2014 21:52:02 MDT University of California signs major solar deal http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58393158-79/university-solar-deal-system.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58393158-79/university-solar-deal-system.html.csp">University of California signs major solar deal</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-09T09:43:02.11-06:00">Updated Sep 9, 2014 09:43AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">San Francisco • The University of California says it has made one of the largest ever solar-energy purchases by a university system in the United States. The UC system, one of the largest public university systems in the nation, says the deal will provide enough solar power to offset 60 percent of the electricity use at five of the state’s 10 campuses, as well as some university medical centers. UC electricity manager Mark Byron said Monday that a 25-year deal with San Mateo-based Frontier Renew...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583931582014-09-09T09:43:02.11-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-09T09:43:02.11-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58393158@www.sltrib.com Tue, 09 Sep 2014 09:43:02 MDT Bloomberg View: Carbon tax could manage uncertainty over shale oil and gas http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58388725-82/oil-carbon-price-gas.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58388725-82/oil-carbon-price-gas.html.csp">Bloomberg View: Carbon tax could manage uncertainty over shale oil and gas</a></h4>