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Oil, Gas Industry Biggest Contributor to Rise in Atmospheric Methane, NASA Study Confirms

Oil, Gas Industry Biggest Contributor to Rise in Atmospheric Methane, NASA Study Confirms

The bulk of the recent rise in atmospheric methane, a potent greenhouse gas, is linked to emissions from the oil and gas industry, a new study led by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) scientists suggests. Methane emissions in the atmosphere …Continue reading

While Nations Play Politics, Cities and States Are Taking up the Climate Challenge

Last week, Donald Trump entered the White House Rose Garden and announced that the United States would withdraw from the Paris climate accord. In doing so, he fulfilled his campaign promise to “cancel” the Paris deal, a move that calls into question …Continue reading

Man-Made Earthquakes Are on the Rise, But They Don’t Have to Be

When the U.S. Geological Survey released its new one-year prediction of earthquake risk on Tuesday, it said some parts of Texas and Oklahoma now face the same dangers as quake-prone areas of California—and that the rise was caused by underground disposal of …Continue reading

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