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EPA Proposes to Cut Methane Emissions from New and Existing Landfills

Methane is a potent greenhouse gas with a global warming potential more than 25 times that of carbon dioxide. Climate change threatens the health and welfare of current and future generations. 361 more words

Bio Fuels

New EPA Emissions Rules To Cut GHG Methane Emissions By 40 Percent in Oil and Gas Sector

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will propose regulations on Tuesday aimed at cutting methane emissions from the oil and gas sector by 40 to 45 percent over the next decade…

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Climate Change

Brief Cost and Benefits Analysis of the Clean Power Plan

On August 3rd, 2015, President Obama unveiled American biggest step ever in climate fight – the Clean Power Plan. This “realistic, achievable but ambitious” plan is not only a milestone of Obama’s presidency, but more importantly, a clear claim of American leadership in combating climate change. 509 more words

Carbon Pollution

Carbon Dioxice

“Even if greenhouse gases were frozen at current levels, the oceans would continue to warm for centuries and thus lead to rising sea levels.” ( 44 more words

Three Numbers for a Sustainable Future

I’m reposting this piece from my old website because it explains our carbon budget and why it’s so important that we stay within it. It also ties in well with my recent post, … 489 more words

Environment

Organic farming is actually worse for climate change than conventional farming

Organic food is booming right now, as more and more people choose what they perceive to be healthier, more environmentally friendly food.

But a new study published in the June issue of Agriculture and Human Values suggests that organic farming, as it currently stands, is not as sustainable as it could be, and when done on a large scale, even produces more greenhouse gases (“GHGs” are heat-trapping compounds that contribute to climate change) than its conventional counterpart. 259 more words

environment - case study

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  • China has decided to ban coal in beijing + other 5 states by 2020 & use natural gas + electricity for heating purpose…
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Environment