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Gas stoves leak climate-warming methane even when they're off

Friday - Your natural gas cooking stove may leak climate-warming methane even when it is turned off, warns a new Stanford University study.

Jordan Peterson and Joe Rogan talking about climate change will make your brain dissolve

Friday - In a new episode of his podcast, Joe Rogan and Jordan Peterson talked at length about climate change in an exchange that makes Rogan’s recent anti-vax content seem scientifically sound enough to win a Nobel Prize.

Oil firms accused of scare tactics after claiming climate lawsuits ‘a threat to US'

Thursday - US oil firms have been accused of using scare tactics after telling a federal court on Tuesday that lawsuits alleging fossil fuel companies lied about the climate crisis could threaten America’s oil supply.

Texas and New Mexico methane leaks casuing as much climate pollution as 500,000 cars

Wednesday - A survey of oil and gas facilities in Texas and New Mexico revealed 30 so-called “super-emitters,” which are leaking as much heat-trapping pollution as roughly half a million cars, according to a new report from Carbon Mapper and the Environmental Defense Fund.

Carbon capture: savior or a boondoggle?

Wednesday - While much of President Joe Biden's climate change agenda has stalled in Congress, there is one nascent — and controversial — technology for reducing carbon emissions that has received billions in public funds in 2020 and 2021: Carbon capture.

Shell’s massive carbon capture plant emits more than it captures

Monday - A first-of-its-kind “green” Shell facility in Alberta is emitting more greenhouse gases than it’s capturing, throwing into question whether taxpayers should be funding it, a new report has found

EPA announces strictest vehicle emissions standards ever

23 Dec 21 - The US Environmental Protection Agency has announced aggressive new vehicle emissions standards for greenhouse gasses that will impact cars and light trucks from model years 2023-2026.


Preparing, and paying for, climate change-induced disasters

23 Dec 21 - During the evening hours of Dec. 10, a flurry of tornadoes ravaged several states, claiming close to 100 lives and leaving whole communities in wreckage.

Biden's climate promises are sunk without Build Back Better: experts

22 Dec 21 - Multiple independent analyses have found President Joe Biden simply can't hit his goal of cutting greenhouse gases by 50% by the end of the decade without the clean energy provisions in Build Back...

Climate change news coverage reached all-time high

22 Dec 21 - United States news coverage of climate change reached an all-time high in October and November, according to recent data from the Media and Climate Change Observatory (MeCCO), an international,...

What losing Build Back Better means for climate change

21 Dec 21 - With billions of dollars for clean energy, the Build Back Better legislation has the potential to substantially and rapidly cut heat-trapping emissions in the U.S. But Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va.,...

Billionaire space flights a carbon bomb that will destroy the planet: Jacobin

21 Dec 21 - Jeff Bezos and Elon Musk are dead set on expanding commercial space flight — even though a single person taking one of their carbon-spewing joy rides will produce more pollution in a few minutes than...

Vehicle emission declines decreased deaths: study

20 Dec 21 - Researchers say that thousands of lives and hundreds of billions of dollars have been saved in the United States by recent reductions in emissions from vehicles.

New York is banning the use of natural gas in new buildings

20 Dec 21 - After several other cities in the United States, the City Council of New York passed a law banning the use of natural gas in most new buildings. Construction projects submitted for approval from 2027...

Wall Street could crumble under the weight of a ‘carbon bubble'

16 Dec 21 - If Wall Street were a country, it would be the fifth-largest emitter of atmosphere-warming carbon emissions, nestling it right between Russia and Indonesia, a new report says.

'World’s first carbon-negative green hydrogen project' announced in California

16 Dec 21 - A US start-up says it will produce carbon-negative green hydrogen from wood waste at a plant in Bakersfield, California, as soon as 2024.

Climate change likely played a role in deadly US tornadoes

15 Dec 21 - The series of weekend tornadoes that ripped through the parts of the US this weekend adds to another stretch of deadly and potentially unprecedented weather disasters that plagued the planet this...

The politics of climate change and ESG are about to get ugly

14 Dec 21 - 2022 will bring another election in the United States, a blessing bestowed upon Americans every 24 months. We’ll hear about the economy, jobs, immigration, wages, vaccines, health care, housing,...

U.S. pulls the plug on new overseas fossil-fuel investments

13 Dec 21 - The United States has announced an immediate end to federal investment in charcoal and other carbon-intensive projects overseas, as part of the Biden administration’s efforts to fight climate change...


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