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Scientists warn against global warming effect of hydrogen leaks – EURACTIV

Scientists have warned that hydrogen could be a significant “indirect” contributor to the greenhouse effect when it leaks through infrastructure and interacts with methane in the atmosphere. Last year, the European Commission presented a hydrogen strategy, saying that clean hydrogen…

More Than 30 Countries Join U.S. Pledge to Slash Methane Emissions – The New York Times

WASHINGTON — The Biden administration on Monday announced that 32 countries had joined the United States in a pledge to reduce methane emissions, part of an effort to set new targets to slow global warming before a major United Nations…

Biden, world leaders push climate action, vow methane cuts – Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden tried on Friday to hammer out the world’s next steps against rapidly worsening climate change with a small group of other global leaders and announced a new U.S.-European pledge to cut climate-wrecking methane leaks….

New Study: Net-Zero May Cost Over $11K Per Year For Each American

An August 26 article posted by the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) praises the goals to virtually eliminate carbon dioxide emissions from energy use contained California Assembly Bill (AB1395), the Climate Crisis Act. The praise is unwarranted. Research indicates that not…

Democrats face big decision on agriculture in climate change fight | TheHill – The Hill

Democrats face a tough choice in their efforts to reduce methane emissions, one of the most harmful greenhouse gases. Their dilemma? Whether to impose any new restrictions on agriculture. State economies in places like Iowa and Wisconsin are heavily reliant…

California’s Energy And Climate Regs Are ‘Green Jim Crow’

For decades, California has been viewed as a vanguard state, a province that leads America on things like entertainment, fashion, and politics. No longer. Instead, it has become a state to be rebuked, a place where a small group of…

Control methane to slow global warming — fast – Nature.com

EDITORIAL 25 August 2021 Carbon dioxide reductions are key, but the IPCC’s latest report highlights the benefits of making cuts to other greenhouse gases, too. You have full access to this article via your institution. Oil and gas operations —…

To Put the Brakes on Global Warming, Slash Methane Emissions First – Mother Jones – Mother Jones

Flames from a flaring pit near a well in the Bakken Oil Field. The primary component of natural gas is methane, which is odorless when it comes directly out of the gas well. Orjan F. Ellingvag/Corbis via Getty Images Fight…

Methane: The lesser-known greenhouse gas that’s key to solving climate change – Vox.com

From his home office in Arizona, Riley Duren was multitasking, telling me about frighteningly powerful greenhouse gases even as he monitored his team’s aircraft. The plane was flying at 20,000 feet to measure methane spewing from wells in the Permian…

Fugitive Methane Worsens Warming: New Assessments Point To Urgent Oil And Gas Fix. – Forbes

Hon Dr. Megan Woods in a media call announcing New Zealand will be Mission Control for MethaneSAT. Getty Images The word fugitive methane conjures up the Harrison Ford movie, where the hero was always running and hiding. It’s a good…

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