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18/4/2014
The world's predicament on climate change reminds me of an old saying: "The hurrier I go, the behinder I get.' Despite mounting evidence that global warming is an urgent crisis, emissions of heat-trapping greenhouse gases grew faster ...   
18/4/2014
Total greenhouse gas emissions in the US fell by 3.4% over the course of 2012, taking the country more than halfway towards its reduction target for 2020, according to newly released figures. The 19th edition of the US Environmental ...   
16/4/2014
You might have heard that the latest installment of the big new U.N. climate report endorses fracking, urging a "dash for gas" as a bridge fuel to put us on a path to a more renewable energy future. These interpretations of the report are ...   
16/4/2014
Gas methane emissions from some shale gas wells in the eastern US could be orders of magnitude larger than the EPA has estimated, according to a report released this week. In a paper entitled Toward a better understanding and ...   
16/4/2014
Study finds fracking sites cause more damage to the environment than previously assumed Earlier this week, researchers with the Purdue and Cornell universities released a new study bound to further fuel already widespread opposition against the ...   
15/4/2014
Natural gas as a means to produce electricity is being hailed by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change as the fuel that can act as a "bridge" between carbon-heavy coal and zero-carbon renewables, helping to reduce humans' impact on the ...   
13/4/2014
The world is on track for dangerous climate change, having nearly lost room for further pollution in the mix of gases that make up the atmosphere. Despite a rise in clean, renewable energy supplies in certain countries, and a partial shift from ...   
11/4/2014
California is known for the twin threat of natural disasters from drought and earthquakes, with both phenomena certain to give many residents serious concern. But there is one group that is starting to reap serendipitous marketing ...   
7/4/2014
Push to reduce methane leaks | Photo, Yale Environment 360
Loose pipe flanges. Leaky storage tanks. Condenser valves stuck open. Outdated compressors. Inefficient pneumatic systems. Corroded pipes.Forty separate types of equipment are known to be potential sources of methane emissions during the ...   
3/4/2014
Exxon Mobil Corp, the world's largest publicly traded oil company, has agreed to disclose more information about the environmental risks of hydraulic fracturing, the process known as fracking. In an agreement with New York City's pension ...   
3/4/2014
Scientists have long expressed concern about how a lack of data and access to drilling sites prevents a complete scientific assessment of how hydraulic fracturing and oil and gas production affect the climate, environment and public ...   
31/3/2014
The White House has gotten a mixed response from industry and a mostly positive reaction from greens since unveiling the latest step in President Barack Obama's climate strategy: a plan for reducing emissions of methane, a potent greenhouse gas ...   
31/3/2014
The UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has issued its latest sobering report into climate change impacts, adaptation and vulnerability. It maps out in no uncertain terms how warming temperatures will affect food prices, national ...   
31/3/2014
In Juliette, Georgia, Southern Company operates a coal-fired power plant that is the single largest source of planet-warming carbon dioxide emissions in the United States. In Kemper County, Mississippi, the same company is pioneering a ...   
30/3/2014
The release of a United Nations report detailing the pervasive effects of climate change should serve as a call to action for the world’s nations to curb the emission of greenhouse gases, Secretary of State John Kerry argued Sunday ...   
30/3/2014
Environmentalism has "become a religion" and does not pay enough attention to facts, according to James Lovelock. The 94 year-old scientist, famous for his Gaia hypothesis that Earth is a self-regulating, single organism, also said that ...   
30/3/2014
Activist investors in major fossil fuel companies have been filing shareholder resolutions that ask the corporations to disclose their plans to address global warming, and the potential carbon regulation that could be coming. Danielle Fugere, ...   
28/3/2014
The U.S. now contributes more than 10 percent of the total global crude oil supply as of the end of 2013, a result of the advances in hydraulic fracturing and drilling technology that are driving the oil and gas boom in Texas, North Dakota and ...   
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
Environmentalists wary of plans to open the gates for U.S. exports of liquefied natural gas (LNG) might be missing an opportunity to advance their primary goal, fighting global warming. So say some advocates for climate change action who ...   
27/3/2014
If you're wondering where oil and gas production and hydraulic fracturing are happening near you, FracTracker has a new mapping tool that will help you find out. Areas where America's 1.1 million oil and gas wells, both conventional and ...   
26/3/2014
Environmentalists using a Keystone XL template to battle natural gas export terminals can draw a powerful parallel between the infrastructure projects -- both would speed up the development of vast fossil fuel pools -- but face longer odds ...   
25/3/2014
As tensions with Russia intensify, government ministers and conservative commentators have increasingly sought to capitalise on the crisis to sell fracking to the electorate. Over the weekend, Conservative energy minister Michael Fallon argued ...   
25/3/2014
The lack of publicly available data on the UK's onshore oil and gas drilling means there are significant "unknowns" about the safety of future fracking wells, according to a new study. The research also found that public data from the US showed ...   
23/3/2014
Technological advances in drilling efficiency are one of the reasons shale oil and natural gas production continues to skyrocket in six of America's biggest oil and natural gas fields, according to a new U.S. Energy Information Administration ...   

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