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By Miles O'Brien, Will Toubman
Livestock production—primarily cows—produce 14.5 percent of global greenhouse gas emissions. The majority of that is in the form of methane, a potent greenhouse gas that is a natural byproduct of how some livestock process food. But as Christopher Booker reports,…
By Christopher Booker, Sam Weber
There's grim new reports about potential causes and effects of climate change. The United Nations Environment Program has projected intense wildfires linked in part to climate change could increase 50 percent by the end of the century, and the International…
By William Brangham, Claire Mufson
Stemming the methane leaks from landfills, oil fields, natural gas pipelines and more is one of the most powerful levers we have to quickly slow global warming. New satellites are bolstering this urgent mission by pinpointing emitters of this potent…
By Cheryl Katz, Yale Environment 360
The Trump administration announced this week that it had finalized a rollback of an Obama-era climate rule on methane emissions — a move that was condemned by environmental groups. Tim Puko, who reports on energy policy for the Wall Street…
By PBS NewsHour
By Allison Aubrey, NPR, Mary Beth Durkin, Food4Thought Producer
In the U.S., 30 to 40 percent of food produced never makes it to a dining table. Much of that waste ends up in landfills. But some companies are pursuing new techniques to reduce and redistribute surplus -- plus process…
By Tom Krisher, Associated Press
Companies are being forced to choose between supporting the Trump administration's deregulation policies that could boost profits or opposing them to win over environmentally conscious consumers.
In an effort to boost production of oil and natural gas, the Trump administration is planning to relax rules regarding the release of methane, a highly potent greenhouse gas. William Brangham reports and talks to The Wall Street Journal’s Timothy…
By Miles O'Brien
Science correspondent Miles O’Brien joins us from the atmosphere above Southern California, where NASA engineers leverage state-of-the-art technology to measure methane. Released through oil and gas production, livestock emissions, and organic waste, methane is about 85 times more potent at…
By Anthony J. Marchese, Dan Zimmerle, The Conversation
A new study suggests that methane emissions from oil and gas operations are much higher than current EPA estimates.
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