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“Consistent With Our Carbon Budgets”

“Consistent With Our Carbon Budgets”

That’s how Ed Davey, the United Kingdom’s Energy and Climate Minister, is describing the climate impacts of natural gas from shale formations: This report shows that the continued use of gas is perfectly consistent with our carbon budgets over the next couple of decades.

September 12, 2013 — David Wogan

EPA “got it right” on more stringent methane regulations

One of the big takeaway from the big UT Austin/Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) methane leakage study released today is emissions rates are actually lower in some parts of the production process than initially thought.

September 16, 2013 — David Wogan
Back off, Texas — More NC Science Crazy

Back off, Texas — More NC Science Crazy

Okay you know who’s happy today? The people of North Carolina and the people of Texas, whose legislative antiscience crazy doesn’t seem especially off the hook given the nationwide legislative crazy we have going on.

October 2, 2013 — Scott Huler
When David always beats Goliath

When David always beats Goliath

Perhaps I’m just out of touch or a just new school environmentalist, but I don’t agree with beating up on fossil fuels just because it’s the convenient thing to do.

October 2, 2013 — David Wogan

Fracking Banned in New York

Fracking, as it looks across the New York State border, in Pennsylvania. Fracking has been banned in New York State since 2008. Then-Governor David Paterson imposed a moratorium on the controversial technique— which fractures shale rock using high pressure, specially treated water to release gas trapped inside—citing the need for further study of health and [...]

December 17, 2014 — David Biello
Mmph — a Suggestion for North Carolina Frackers

Mmph — a Suggestion for North Carolina Frackers

MMph. Fnmn, nng, mmmmm, knknknnk. DAYUM, it’s hard talking with tape over your mouth. And now that I’ve ripped the tape off (about the tape more later), I can’t even talk about what I want to talk about.

June 3, 2014 — Scott Huler

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