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February 20, 2019: Marine biologists have discovered a group of tanner crabs feeding vigorously on a seafloor methane seep located off the coast of British Columbia.
February 17, 2019: Experts warn that failure to act risks spike in global temperaturesDramatic rises in atmospheric methane are threatening to derail plans to hold global temperature rises to 2C, scientists have warned.In a paper published this month by the American Geophysical Union, researchers say sharp rises in levels of methane â...
February 12, 2019: Methane emissions from oil and natural gas in the U.S. grew by 0.5 percent in 2017, according to new data from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).The EPA’s latest draft greenhouse gas inventory released Tuesday found the second measured...
February 12, 2019: US CRUDE OIL PRODUCTION EXPECTED TO HIT RECORDS IN NEXT TWO YEARS: U.S. oil production is anticipated to break records in the next two years — and prices are primed to increase slightly, according to an energy study released Tuesday.The Energy...
February 4, 2019: Analysis of a bog in Alaska suggests early spring rains cause permafrost to thaw and boosts methane emissions.
February 2, 2019: An international research project is trying to tackle a climate change contributor — burping cows. Here's how one Guelph researcher is making it happen.
January 29, 2019: According to a new study, China's efforts to curtail methane emissions have fallen short.
January 29, 2019: China in 2010 promised to curb methane emissions. In the first five years, it failed to keep its promise, according to new research based on satellite data.
January 28, 2019: As EPA reportedly considers issuing an even more extreme, second proposal to eliminate methane regulation, some industry responses include promising signs of leadership that underscore just how out of step this administration’s attacks have been.
January 10, 2019: Researchers in Texas have developed new technology for measuring the amount of methane emitted into the atmosphere by cattle.
January 3, 2019: Scientists have underestimated the amount of methane seeping from beneath the Greenland Ice Sheet and into the atmosphere, according to new research.
December 21, 2018: Most victims from the methane gas blast near Karvina were Polish miners, officials say.
December 11, 2018: Methane emissions are a risk, and proposed rule changes will increase emissions by the EPA’s own estimates. So it is no surprise that investors with nearly trillion worth of assets are speaking up to defend this risk-reducing rule.
November 28, 2018: The world's largest pork producer Smithfield Foods will work with Virginia-based Dominion Energy to harness methane gas from the thousands of pigs Smithfield rears each year.“The environmental footprint of agriculture has to do with the crops fed to...
November 27, 2018: According to the latest research, roughly half of the greenhouse gas made by termites is filtered from the atmosphere by bacteria living inside termite mounds.
November 20, 2018: Sólheimajökull glacier, which flows from Katla volcano, found to be major source of the greenhouse gas.
November 20, 2018: Volcanoes and glaciers can combine to form a surprisingly robust source of methane, a powerful greenhouse gas.
November 1, 2018: API’s support for the new BLM regulation is at odds with some of its members publicly stated support for methane leak reduction
October 25, 2018: A soon-to-be-released Environmental Protection Agency proposal that reconsiders an exorbitantly expensive air-emissions rule is another positive sign that federal regulators are taking the task of weighing compliance costs and public benefits when imposing controls on business activity.
October 17, 2018: Investors understand the material risk methane poses their portfolios and have been urging companies to act. Given the lack of current national policy leadership in the U.S., investor pressure on industry to manage climate risks like methane will likely only increase.
October 16, 2018: As Arctic permafrost thaws, greenhouse gases are released into the atmosphere, which may accelerate abrupt thawing and influence the formation of Arctic lakes.
October 12, 2018: The public comment period will soon begin for the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) controversial proposal to ease the Obama administration’s methane pollution standards for oil and natural gas drillers.The proposed change will be published...
October 11, 2018: FORMER BP ATTORNEY CONFIRMED AS TOP US ENVIRONMENTAL LAWYER: The Senate voted Thursday to confirm a climate change skeptic and former industry attorney to lead the Department of Justice’s (DOJ) environment division.Lawmakers voted 52 to 45 to...
September 27, 2018: This Arctic lake is releasing so much methane that the air above it is flammable.
September 20, 2018: The Trump administration is on track to erase former President Obama’s restrictions on methane emissions from oil and gas drilling.This week, the Interior Department’s Bureau of Land Management (BLM) released a final rule that would weaken methane...