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29/3/2014
The Obama administration on Friday announced a strategy to start slashing emissions of methane, a powerful greenhouse gas released by landfills, cattle, and leaks from oil and natural gas production. The methane strategy is the latest ...   
28/3/2014
Methane emissions have decreased by 11 percent in the past 24 years, but they could pick back up by 2030 if actions aren’t taken to combat them. That’s why the powerful greenhouse gas is the center of a newly announced strategy by the White ...   
28/3/2014
The White House on Friday opened the way to cutting emissions of methane from the oil and gas industry, saying it would study the magnitude of leaks of the powerful greenhouse gas.The announcement seemed designed to please the ...   
17/3/2014
Can Coal Ever Be Clean? | Photo, National Geographic
Coal provides 40 percent of the world's electricity. It produces 39 percent of global CO2 emissions. It kills thousands a year in mines, many more with polluted air. Environmentalists say that clean coal is a myth. Of course it is: Just ...   
24/2/2014
The Supreme Court is to hear arguments Monday about the Environmental Protection Agency's first-ever greenhouse gas regulations for the biggest polluting facilities. The case focuses on a 3-year-old requirement that companies get permits ...   
24/2/2014
The U.S. Supreme Court considers on Monday whether President Barack Obama's administration overstepped its authority by imposing new regulations to reduce pollution in response to climate change. In a 90-minute oral argument, extended ...   
23/2/2014
The Obama administration is squaring off at the Supreme Court with industry groups and Republican-led states over a small but important program aimed at limiting power-plant and factory emissions of gases blamed for global warming. The ...   
23/2/2014
Industry groups and Republican-led states are heading an attack at the Supreme Court against the Obama administration's sole means of trying to limit power-plant and factory emissions of gases blamed for global warming. As President ...   
23/2/2014
At issue in Monday’s oral argument is whether the Environmental Protection Agency usurped legislative power reserved to Congress when EPA officials wrote broad new rules regulating the emission of greenhouse gases under the Clean Air ...   
23/2/2014
Industry groups and Republican-led states are heading an attack at the Supreme Court against the Obama administration's sole means of trying to limit power-plant and factory emissions of gases blamed for global warming. As President ...   
21/2/2014
The Obama administration's drive to regulate greenhouse gases could hit a snag at the Supreme Court next week as industry groups and Republican-led states ask justices to block what they call a "brazen power grab" by the president's environmental ...   
18/2/2014
President Obama will direct the Environmental Protection Agency on Tuesday to develop new regulations to reduce planet-warming greenhouse gas pollution from truck tailpipes by March 2016.United States car and truck manufacturers have ...   
13/2/2014
The sign is ubiquitous on city buses around the country: "This bus runs on clean burning natural gas." But a surprising new report, to be published Friday in the journal Science, concludes that switching buses and trucks from ...   
31/1/2014
In its final environmental review of TransCanada`s proposed Keystone XL pipeline, the U.S. State Department today acknowledges for the first time that the pipeline could "significantly impact" climate change. Unlike its previous reviews ...   
21/1/2014
A group of business leaders, energy experts and former government leaders believes that the Obama administration could tackle climate change by taking measures that do not require congressional approval, according to a report released on ...   
14/1/2014
Energy-related carbon dioxide pollution grew by 2% last year after declining several years in a row, a government report said Monday. The increase was largely due to a small boost in coal consumption by the electric power industry, according to ...   
19/12/2013
In late November, most of Metro Vancouver's municipalities voted to accept the blue-box recycling system of something called Multi-Material B.C. MMBC is a non-profit, industryfunded group, and at the encouragement of the provincial government, it ...   
8/12/2013
Two of President Barack Obama’s top pollution-control measures face courtroom tests tomorrow as coal-dependent utilities, miners and some states challenge what they call overreach by the Environmental Protection Agency. Efforts to ...   
4/12/2013
More than two dozen of the nation’s biggest corporations, including the five major oil companies, are planning their future growth on the expectation that the government will force them to pay a price for carbon pollution as a way to control ...   
11/11/2013
The hills of southern Iowa bear the scars of America's push for green energy: The brown gashes where rain has washed away the soil. The polluted streams that dump fertilizer into the water supply. Even the cemetery that disappeared like ...   
29/10/2013
This fall, an extreme minority in Congress made a massive miscalculation when they shut down the government at an estimated cost of $24 billion and threatened an even bigger economic crisis -- defaulting on our debt -- all in the name of ...   
23/10/2013
The Environmental Protection Agency on Wednesday kicked off an 11-city "listening tour" as part of its effort to craft emissions rules for existing power plants under the Obama administration's strategy to address climate change. States ...   
22/10/2013
The U.S. states that already have a plan in place to cut carbon pollution from power plants are likely to make the case to regulators this week that their program offers a viable model for others to follow. The Environmental Protection ...   
16/10/2013
In Washington, Kentuckians are fighting on all fronts against President Barack Obama's climate change agenda, but back home, the state government is taking a different tack. "You might be surprised that Kentucky has a person like me ...   
16/10/2013
The Supreme Court today decided to review whether U.S. EPA's greenhouse gas regulations for motor vehicles should have triggered permitting requirements for stationary sources of carbon pollution. Justices granted six of nine petitions ...   

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