This is a tale of half truths and partial understandings. It begins this evening in Our House. A typical Tuesday evening by all measures. The Family returned home from work and school at the usual time. 170 more words
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I have heard several things today through various media, including this blog post: http://www.nofrackingway.us/2014/04/22/kerrys-shale-gas-bluff/ about the situation with Ukraine in regards to the dangers of losing access to Russian methane. 114 more words
The White House has proposed cutting methane emissions from the dairy industry by 25 percent by 2020. Although U.S. agriculture only accounts for about 9 percent of the country’s greenhouse gas emissions, according to the Environmental Protection Agency, it makes up a sizeable portion of methane emissions — which is a very potent greenhouse gas. 71 more words
Scientists in Argentina may have just the answer to combat global warming.
With cows being responsible for up to 25 percent of the methane gas released in the US each year, a group of scientists at Argentina’s National Institute of Agricultural Technology is now attaching backpacks to cows to collect the animals’…farts. 75 more words
Maryland agencies that ignore studies linking fracking to explosive methane levels in water wells are on a par with climate-change deniers.
That’s according to a Duke University scientist who urged state regulators to take a “cautious” approach and protect people living near fracking wells with 1-kilometer buffers. 1,027 more words