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Tag: methane gas

Research expedition discovers extensive emissions of methane from bottom of Baltic...

The research project aimed "to expand knowledge about methane and its sources and sinks in the oxygen-free environments in the deeper parts of the Baltic Sea."

Why fixing methane leaks from the oil and gas industry can...

It might be the cheapest, quickest way to reduce climate change without roiling the economy.

Denmark makes Bid for ‘Putin-Free’ energy by accelerating mammoth artificial wind...

The German government is also pledging to accelerate the legal approval procedures for onshore wind turbines, in view of the urgency of reducing dependence on Russian methane gas.

Senate passes resolution to reinstate pollution standards for methane emissions from...

The White House is in full support of the resolution calling it "an urgent and essential step" to protect Americans.

Biden moves to dial down America’s soaring methane emissions

Experts say the new administration can jumpstart climate protections by taking on rising methane emissions, but it won’t be easy or quick.

Trump administration finalizes two rules that ease methane gas regulations

While environmentalists and large oil companies including Shell, BP and ExxonMobil oppose the changes to the rules, the Trump administration said the move will benefit smaller producers.

Court rules against BLM’s rollback of Waste Prevention Rule

U.S. District Judge Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers invalidated the Trump administration's move on Thursday and called the "rulemaking process resulting in the rescission was wholly inadequate."

The fracking industry’s methane problem is a climate problem

As the scale of the fracking industry's methane problem becomes more widely known, the true impact of fracking for oil and gas becomes crystal clear.

Trump lets fracking companies release more climate-warming methane

Environmental organizations condemned the Trump administration's latest environmental rollback and criticized Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke for siding with oil and gas interests.

Methane leaks from oil and gas 60% higher than EPA estimates,...

“Instead of looking for ways to patch up inherently flawed energy approaches like gas fracking we should be placing an immediate moratorium on all fossil fuel development."

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Progressive coalition proposes 10-point agenda to counter fascism in 2024 election

The coalition's 10-point agenda stands as a testament to the progressive movement's resilience and its unwavering commitment to steering the nation away from the precipice of authoritarianism.

Progressive powerhouses demand urgent overhaul of America’s housing policies amidst soaring crisis

The stark reality is that half of America's renters are buckling under the weight of exorbitant monthly payments, a burden that has pushed more citizens into homelessness than ever before.
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Is it inflation? Or is it ‘greedflation?’

Inflation is dropping, but prices aren’t coming down. So how can this be?

Round table on current US foreign policy: Militarism unhinged

How would you assess the most important aspects of current U.S. foreign policy?