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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


Is A Republican Rift Forming? 3 Republican Senators Break With The Pollution Party On Methane Rule

May 10th, 2017 | by Zachary Shahan

Members of the Republican Party sitting in Congress have been particularly good at sticking with the "party line" on a wide range of issues — even when that means pouring more pollution into their constituents' throats, working to increase the number of superstorms that slam the East Coast and the dramatic droughts that destroy the Southwest, voting through health care bills or amendments that make it much more expensive for normal Americans to get health care (apparently, just so the richest among us can keep more money in overinflated bank accounts), and pretending Donald Trump's potentially corrupt connections and actions in regard to Russia wouldn't have their faces exploding with range if it had been Obama in such a situation



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