Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Tag: natural gas

‘Vastly underestimated’: New study shows methane emissions are 100 times higher...

"We took one small industry that most people have never heard of and found that its methane emissions were three times higher than the EPA assumed was emitted by all industrial production in the United States."

US fracked gas imports to EU could ‘take world far beyond...

Campaigners warn that the continued use and import of fracked gas “torpedoes critical climate targets and violates basic human rights.”

Fatal natural gas explosion rocks Durham, NC

"They tell us gas is safe but it's clearly not."

Are investors finally waking up to North America’s fracked gas crisis?

It may take some time, but eventually investors wake up — or run out of money.

West Virginia’s natural gas industry keeps pushing to whittle away payments...

Companies are deducting “post-production” costs or creating shell companies to reduce royalty payments. The firms say they have done nothing wrong.

Enbridge Pipeline explosion forces First Nations community to flee

The blast may lead to a natural gas shortage to homes in British Columbia as well as bordering American states.

Led by Sempra Energy, ‘Global Natural Gas Coalition’ launched with Trump...

To date in 2018, Sempra has spent over $1 million on federal lobbying, with two teams (one in-house and one contracted team) lobbying in support of LNG exports.

NASA Study: Fracking is fueling climate change

The rise is “substantially larger” than was previously thought.

GOP Senators, fueled by industry cash, propose bill to expedite small...

The Rubio-Cassidy bill also calls for small-scale LNG exports to be considered by default in the “public interest.”

Trump admin quietly pushing ‘small scale’ LNG exports that avoid environmental...

“The Trump Administration is focused on finding ways to unleash American energy."

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Inequality in the U.S. is stifling economic growth and could cost us as much...

Failure to close the gap, leaving the majority of wealth among the super-rich, will cost the economy anywhere from $1 trillion to $1.5 trillion by 2028.

‘Christian left’ is reviving in America, appalled by treatment of migrants

Religiously based moral outrage at Trump’s immigration policies seems to be spurring some long-overdue rethinking of what it means to be Christian in America.

Bernie Sanders: ‘We will go to war with White Nationalism’

"When we combat white nationalism and when we combat racism."

2084: Orwell revisited in the Age of Trump

It’s obviously time to act on a global scale. Tell that to Big Brother.

America as a company town: Royal Dutch Shell workers in Penna. coerced to show...

There is a sense in which all colonialism is a form of company town writ large. Now, that’s America.