by Katie Valentine Posted on April 30, 2015
Research has found a recent spike in ethane in Maryland, a state with no active fracking wells that's surrounded by states with high levels of fracking.
by Natasha Geiling Posted on March 17, 2015
Most food waste ends up in landfills, where it decomposes and releases methane, a greenhouse gas much more potent than carbon dioxide.
by Katie Valentine Posted on March 5, 2015
Accounting for the social costs of burning gasoline would add an average of $3.80 per gallon to the pump price, a study has found.
by Ari Phillips Posted on January 14, 2015
The Obama Administration announced plans to cut methane emissions from the oil and gas sector by 40 to 45 percent from 2012 levels by 2025.
by Jeff Spross Posted on December 11, 2014
Forty-six percent of those surveyed agreed "much" more that "scientists at the EPA should set pollution standards" over Congress, and another 22 percent agreed with it "somewhat."
by Ari Phillips Posted on December 2, 2014
Clinton said she knows "many of us have serious concerns with the risks associated with the rapidly expanding production of natural gas.”
by Jeff Spross Posted on November 20, 2014
A new report by top environmental groups lays out how the federal government could cut methane emissions 42 to 48 percent with three regulatory reforms.
by Joe Romm Posted on October 22, 2014
A new study using long-term satellite observations confirms (for the umpteenth time) that fracking speeds up global warming and has no net climate benefit whatsoever in any timescale that matters to humanity.
by Katie Valentine Posted on October 22, 2014
According to research, if compost were applied to 5 percent of California’s land used for livestock grazing, it could result in a year’s worth of emissions from farm and forestry industries being captured.
by Emily Atkin Posted on October 10, 2014
Scientists say the area is the largest concentrated spot of methane emissions in the United States.