By Nsikan Akpan
What could be done to prevent future natural gas blowouts like the one that spewed greenhouses gases into Southern California skies from late October to early February?…
By PBS NewsHour
For the first time in four months, natural gas has stopped leaking from a well in Southern California. The leak released methane and other compounds, causing several thousand residents to evacuate their homes. NPR's Kelly McEvers joins Megan Thompson to…
Porter Ranch seems like a picturesque Southern California town, but an environmental disaster has been unfolding there for several months. Natural gas has been spewing from an underground storage facility, causing health issues for residents and forcing temporary relocations for…
By Elisabeth Ponsot
Experts estimate there are thousands of methane leaks across the U.S., compounding the nation’s greenhouse gas inventory and foisting political pressure onto federal regulators to deal with the global warming contributor.
When it comes to global greenhouse gas emissions, livestock are one of the worst offenders. The cattle industry is trying to get a grip on how to reduce its carbon footprint, and some believe that getting animals away from feedlots…
Methane, the primary component of natural gas, is also a potent greenhouse gas, trapping energy in the atmosphere. Last year NASA released satellite images showing a hot spot in the area where New Mexico, Colorado, Utah and Arizona meet, prompting…
By Matthew Daly, Josh Lederman, Associated Press
The Obama administration is proposing to cut methane emissions from U.S. oil and gas production by nearly half over the next decade in an unprecedented step to curb climate change.
By Catherine Woods
Researchers bring smart technology to cotton wearables.
The Obama administration announced a plan to significantly cut methane emissions produced by gas and gas wells by the year 2025 through executive action. Judy Woodruff talks to Coral Davenport of The New York Times and Michael Oppenheimer of Princeton…
By Josh Lederman, Associated Press
The White House's plans to reduce methane emissions from new natural gas wells could cut potent greenhouse gas emissions roughly in half.
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