Tag: methane emissions

Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

Gas flaring in focus again. Possible angle of EU methane emissions strategy

October 20, 2020

Via: Energy Collective

The European Commission’s strategy document adopted on October 14th reemphasised the importance of the EU’s aim to be ‘climate neutral,’ or a net zero emitter, and therefore to focus on methane emissions. As earlier noted by insiders, the lack of […]

Energy Economics

Trump is rolling back over 80 environmental regulations. Here are five big changes you might have missed in 2019

December 24, 2019

Via: CNBC energy

President Donald Trump has taken historically unprecedented action to roll back a slew of environmental regulations that protect air, water, land and public health from climate change and fossil fuel pollution. The administration has targeted about 85 environmental rules, according […]

News and Policies, World

Methane Emissions From Fossil Fuel Industry Dramatically Higher Than Previously Thought

October 14, 2016

Via: CleanTechnica

Methane emissions from the fossil fuel industry are “dramatically higher” than previously thought, according to a new study published in the journal Nature. The new study — utilizing the largest database of worldwide methane emissions compiled to date — has […]

News and Policies, U.S.

Yet another study finds fracking not responsible for GHG emissions rising

October 3, 2016

Via: American Energy News

As environmental activists and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)continue to focus all their attention on methane emissions from oil and natural gas systems, yet another study has been released showing that biogenic sources —virtually ignored by environmentalists in their efforts […]