The World Was Supposed to Eliminate This Greenhouse Gas—But Emissions Hit a New High Instead
Global Warming

The World Was Supposed to Eliminate This Greenhouse Gas—But Emissions Hit a New High Instead

Photo: GettyThe world’s quest to reduce an extremely potent greenhouse gas isn’t going as well as we thought it was, according to a new study. HFC-23, known as fluoroform, is a greenhouse gas that has 12,000 times the global warming potential of carbon dioxide does. Findings, published in Nature Communications on Tuesday, show that emissions…

The Subject Was Supposed to Be Energy, but Trump’s Visit to a Chemical Plant Seemed More Like a Rally
Green Energy

The Subject Was Supposed to Be Energy, but Trump’s Visit to a Chemical Plant Seemed More Like a Rally

ImagePresident Trump, speaking to workers on Tuesday at the Shell Pennsylvania Petrochemicals Complex in Monaca, Penn., trumpeted the jobs the plant would create, along with the benefits that would be offered.CreditCreditAnna Moneymaker/The New York TimesMONACA, Pa. — President Trump’s appearance on Tuesday at the site of a multibillion-dollar chemical plant under construction here was ostensibly…