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Methane emissions from abandoned oil and gas wells underestimated

A recent study finds that annual methane emissions from abandoned oil and gas (AOG) wells in Canada and the US have been greatly underestimated – by as much as 150% in Canada, and by 20% in the US. Indeed, the research suggests that methane gas emissions from AOG wells are currently the 10th and 11th largest sources of anthropogenic methane emission in the US and Canada, respectively.

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What (non-Covid) science is coming up in 2021? – podcast

Ian Sample and producer Madeleine discuss what science, outside of the pandemic, they’ll be looking out for in 2021. Joined by Prof Gillian Wright and the Guardian’s global environment editor Jonathan Watts, they explore exciting space missions and critical climate…

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Repost for the New Administration: Trans-partisan Plan #1: Addressing Man-Made Global Warming With A Plan That Could Be Supported By Both Democrats and Republicans

By the way, drafts of Biden’s plans released so far has him doing almost the polar opposite of every step I suggest.  The cancellation of individual pipeline projects is just stupid political micro-managing to absolutely no benefit.  (First published September,…

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Repost for the New Administration: Trans-partisan Plan #1: Addressing Man-Made Global Warming With A Plan That Could Be Supported By Both Democrats and Republicans

By the way, drafts of Biden’s plans released so far has him doing almost the polar opposite of every step I suggest.  The cancellation of individual pipeline projects is just stupid political micro-managing to absolutely no benefit.  (First published September,…

The Other Problem With A National Minimum Wage — The National Part

January 20, 2021, 12:36 pm So a $15 national minimum wage will almost certainly be on the table in Congress this year, and if past such legislative efforts are any guide the Republicans will probably eventually go along in exchange…

Seagrass Balls Filter Millions of Plastic Particles From Water, Says New Study

Good News Network has covered how resilient and good for the climate seagrass meadows are, but now a new study proves they can provide even more value to humans looking to help heal the wounds inflicted on our planet. Spanish researchers have documented that seagrass ‘Neptune balls’ can act like plastic mousetraps, entangling bits of […]

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How Biden’s Return To The Paris Climate Accord Benefits Beijing

As part of his $2 trillion “Equitable Clean Energy Future” agenda, President Biden has pledged to recommit America to the Paris Climate Agreement (drafted in 2015, signed in 2016), which proposes to eliminate carbon emissions from electricity by 2035 and…

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Alarmist Site Claims World Hunger Is Rising – As Global Food Output Soars

Among the top Google News search results today for the term “climate change” today is a story on the climate activist website, Carbon Brief, titled “Climate change could have a ‘profound’ negative impact on child malnourishment.” The article claims climate…

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Alarmist Site Claims World Hunger Is Rising – As Global Food Output Soars

Among the top Google News search results today for the term “climate change” today is a story on the climate activist website, Carbon Brief, titled “Climate change could have a ‘profound’ negative impact on child malnourishment.” The article claims climate…