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 Allison Aubrey, NPR, Mary Beth Durkin, Food4Thought Producer
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.
By Tom Krisher, Associated Press
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…
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 Miles O'Brien
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.
By Matthew Daly, Associated Press
A Congressional Review Act measure to repeal the methane waste reduction rule failed on a vote of 51-to-49 in the Republican-led chamber.
By Andrew Wagner
Ecologists at Colorado State University outfitted Google’s fleet of Street View cars with special methane detectors to spot gas leaks.
By PBS NewsHour
In our news wrap Thursday, residents along Florida’s Gulf Coast are bracing for a direct hit by Hurricane Hermine, the first to make landfall there in 11 years. Early rain has already caused minor flooding. Also, California state lawmakers voted…
By PBS NewsHour
Wednesday on the NewsHour, what the results from Election Day say about voter sentiment. Also: Why more middle-aged white Americans are dying, searching for methane leaks in the West, a look at the Middle East conflict 20 years since the…
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