Saturday, November 26, 2022

Tag: Methane

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.

Scientists fear soaring methane levels show climate feedback loop has arrived

Rapidly rising levels of atmospheric methane are "very bad news for humanity and the planet," warned one observer.

Big Oil’s new strategy: Profit today, fight again tomorrow

Despite countless investigations, lawsuits, social shaming, and regulations dating back decades, the oil and gas industry remains formidable.

Methane leaking from dozens of oil and gas sites in Romania,...

A new investigation using optical gas cameras finds leaking methane at oil and gas sites in Romania. The documentation could put additional pressure on Europe to crack down on emissions of this greenhouse gas.

House passes resolution that reinstates EPA’s methane pollution safeguards

A new report by the UN Environment Program confirmed that cutting methane pollution from both new and existing oil and gas operations is vital in tackling the climate crisis.

Cleaning up methane pollution from Permian super emitters is ‘low hanging...

Experts shine a spotlight on the worst offenders in the Permian basin. The technological fixes are obvious, they say, but state regulators are so far unwilling to act.

Atmospheric methane levels surge in 2020 to highest level in millions...

“If countries make plans now to put society on a path of sustained and dramatic cuts to emissions from today, we can avoid ever-rising emissions and the dangerously accelerating impacts of climate change.”

Seaweed is key to reducing greenhouse gas contributions of cows, researchers...

Seaweed might be the answer to reducing the greenhouse gas contributions of cows. Researches discovered that feeding cows a small amount of...

Evidence shows oil industry flaring in Texas being done without permits

“Our state regulators—and our industry—has a long way to go to clean up our act.”

Oil and gas lobby split by Trump administration rollback of federal...

The methane revision is not the first time the Trump administration has rolled back environmental regulations.

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Let’s rename the day after Thanksgiving ‘extinction Friday’

The annual Black Friday ode to commercialism and overconsumption sits at the core of our ongoing destruction of Earth’s ecosystems.

Guinea Pig Nation: How the Nuclear Regulatory Commission is reducing government regulations for ‘advanced’...

“Under the direction of Congress, the NRC is developing new regulations to facilitate licensing of experimental reactors."

Biden administration announces largest direct federal investment in transmission and distribution infrastructure

The announcement to dedicate $13 billion in grants to improve transmission and distribution systems will "improve energy resiliency through microgrids, local renewable energy, and energy storage.”

On Black Friday, Amazon workers in 40+ countries strike and protest ‘despicable’ treatment

"We have to make Amazon pay all its workers a decent wage in dignified workplaces and for its environmental damage."