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Browsing the "methane emissions" Tag

French Government Puts US Gas Imports on Ice

October 30th, 2020 | by Rocky Mountain Institute

A move by one of the largest European energy companies shows that both markets and governments are beginning to pay attention to methane emissions and factor them into business decisions. France’s Engie has halted its commitment to a long-term US liquefied natural gas (LNG) import contract with NextDecade Corp estimated at US$7 billion


NRDC & Partners Go To Court On EPA’s Methane Surrender

September 17th, 2020 | by NRDC

As enormous fires engulf the West and hurricanes pummel the South, Andrew Wheeler, the former oil and gas lobbyist running Trump's U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, has taken another step to let climate-polluting industries off scot-free


Free Radicals In Atmosphere “Eat” Methane Emissions

December 3rd, 2018 | by Steve Hanley

Hydroxyl, a free radical composed of one hydrogen atom and one oxygen atom, reacts with methane in the atmosphere, breaking it into its component parts and lessening how much it adds to global warming. The supply of hydroxyl is remaining constant, but for how long?


Environmental Defense Fund’s Dynamic Methane Detectors Challenge

August 26th, 2017 | by Sponsored Content

Oil and gas wells aren’t the first places that come to mind when you think of cleantech. Fossil fuels still present an inherent challenge for the planet. But even as it's working to accelerate the wind and solar revolution, one environmental organization has surfaced a crucial opportunity to protect the climate by reducing millions of tons of methane — a potent greenhouse gas — leaking from the oil and gas supply chain



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