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Maryland landfills pose bigger climate problem than previously thought – The Chesapeake Bay Journal

Throwing food away is more than wasteful. When it gets buried in a landfill, it generates methane, a climate-warming greenhouse gas many times more potent than carbon dioxide. A new report by the nonprofit Environmental Integrity Project finds that Maryland’s…

Biden Must Stop the Line 3 Pipeline in Minnesota

The announcement this week from the Canadian company TC Energy that it was pulling the plug on the Keystone XL pipeline project was greeted with jubilation by Indigenous groups, farmers and ranchers, climate scientists and other activists who have spent…

Biden’s ‘War On Energy’ Is The Real Threat To U.S. National Security

The Biden energy policy is not just radically naïve and economically destructive; it’s also dangerous. From placing constraints on drilling for oil and gas to stopping pipelines, the Biden policy puts America’s critical infrastructure at risk and the safety and…

Keystone XL Pipeline Officially Canceled, Biden Cited As Reason

The developer of the Keystone XL pipeline announced Wednesday that it had pulled the plug on the project, citing President Biden’s decision to rescind its cross-border permit, bringing the 13-year battle over the major infrastructure project to an end. TC…

Keystone XL Pipeline Project Is Canceled

The Canadian pipeline company that had long sought to build the Keystone XL pipeline announced Wednesday that it had terminated the embattled project, which would have carried petroleum from Canadian tar sands to Nebraska. The announcement was the death knell…

Line 3 Protest Tests 2 of Biden’s Campaign Pledges

PARK RAPIDS, MINN. — The protesters who gathered in the boreal forests of Northern Minnesota came from across the country — Native American tribes and their supporters, environmentalists and religious leaders — all to fight an expansion of Line 3,…

Biden’s Latest Climate Order Will Undermine America’s Financial Stability

Late last month, President Joe Biden issued yet another executive order related to fighting climate change that will effectively conscript the U.S. financial sector into the climate war. This executive order sets out to effectively transform the nation’s energy sector…

Another Mass Protest Looms Over Enbridge Line 3 Pipeline In Minnesota

The biggest pipeline protest since Dakota Access is taking shape in northern Minnesota, where opponents are seeking to mobilize thousands of protesters to disrupt construction on the Alberta-to-Wisconsin project known as Line 3. Enbridge Energy, the Canadian company that owns…

Trump’s Hard-Won Energy Independence Is Gone

Is Joe Biden a Russian asset? After reading this tale of three pipelines, an unhappy ending will be hard to avoid. First, on January 20, Biden’s initial afternoon as president, he ditched the Trump-approved Keystone XL pipeline. Some 11,000 high-paying…

Methane and the mass extinction of species

by Andrew Glikson “The smart way to keep people passive and obedient is to strictly limit the spectrum of acceptable opinion, but allow very lively debate within that spectrum.” Noam Chomsky (1998). The level of atmospheric methane, a poisonous gas…