Tag: methane gas
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."
It might be the cheapest, quickest way to reduce climate change without roiling the economy.
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.
The White House is in full support of the resolution calling it "an urgent and essential step" to protect Americans.
Experts say the new administration can jumpstart climate protections by taking on rising methane emissions, but it won’t be easy or quick.
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.
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."
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.
Environmental organizations condemned the Trump administration's latest environmental rollback and criticized Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke for siding with oil and gas interests.
“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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