Tag: Greenhouse Gas

EPA greenhouse gas inventory continues to show falling emissions

EPA greenhouse gas inventory continues to show falling emissions

Methane emissions from petroleum systems fell a full 8% from 2014 to 2015 By Katie Brown, PhD, EnergyInDepth EPA has just released its final Greenhouse Gas Inventory for the year, and there’s a lot of good news to be gleaned from it. The data clearly show that methane emissions from both natural gas and petroleum […]

Natural gas critical to reducing California greenhouse gas emissions

Natural gas critical to reducing California greenhouse gas emissions

California consume much less energy than citizens of other states – energy consumption per capita ranks 49th By Dave Quast, EnergyInDepth California households and businesses rely on inexpensive, emission-reducing natural gas to power the nation’s most populous state – and the world’s sixth-largest economy. The fact that California also produces and refines much of its own […]

Paris climate accord ratified, to start next month: UN

Paris climate accord ratified, to start next month: UN

Paris climate accord receives backing from EU nations, passes threshold By Alister Doyle OSLO, Oct 5 (Reuters) – A global agreement to combat climate change by shifting the world economy away from fossil fuels will take force next month after passing a threshold for ratification on Wednesday with support from European nations. Support for the […]

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Feds look to cut methane emissions from oil, gas production by nearly half

Feds look to cut methane emissions from oil, gas production by nearly half

Methane emissions cut to curb climate change WASHINGTON – The Obama administration on Tuesday proposed cutting methane emissions from U.S. oil and gas production by nearly half over the next decade, part of an effort by President Barack Obama to curb climate change. The administration’s target is to cut methane from oil and gas drilling by 40 […]